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Introduction

Exhibits

  • πŸš— Women Who Dare: Celebrates women who pushed the limits in transportation
  • 🏎️ Faster: The Quest for Speed: Explores the passion for speed and performance
  • 🚜 Fads & Failures: Showcases misunderstood and obsolete vehicles
  • βš”οΈ The Great War: Focuses on the mechanization of warfare from 1914-1918
  • ✈️ More Than a Century Ago: Chronicles the Wright brothers' first flight in 1903
  • 🚲 Pedaling to Progress: Highlights the evolution of bicycles from the 1800s to 1920s
  • πŸ›£οΈ Road to Vacationland: Examines the history of travel in Maine
  • 🎨 Melbourne Brindle: Features artworks by Ewart Melbourne Brindle, focusing on Rolls-Royce vehicles
  • πŸ”§ Iconic Engines: Details the earliest engines of the Industrial Revolution

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Events

  • πŸŽ‰ Maine Museum Day: Free admission for all ages in mid-March
  • πŸš— Spring Auto Tour: Scenic countryside tour in antique vehicles, held in May
  • 🌞 Spring Roll-Out: Summer kickoff event in June with activities on museum grounds
  • πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ All American Meet: Showcases classic American-made automobiles in early July
  • πŸš› Truck Show: Features antique trucks, tractors, and military vehicles in mid-July
  • ✈️ Wings & Wheels Spectacular: Two-day airshow in August with aerobatic acts
  • 🚜 New England Auto Auction: Annual auction in August, featuring rare automobile collectibles
  • 🏍️ Motorcycle Festival: One of the largest motorcycle meets in Maine, held in September
  • 🌍 Foreign Auto Festival: Celebrates rare imported automobiles in mid-September
  • πŸŽ… Holidays at the Museum: Free entry and holiday activities in early December

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Visitor Tips

  • ⏳ Time: Allocate at least two hours for a visit; more if attending a festival
  • πŸ“Έ Photography: Cameras are welcome, but monopods, tripods, and selfie sticks are prohibited
  • πŸ” Food: Outside food must remain sealed; picnic areas available from May to October
  • β™Ώ Accessibility: Walkers, wheelchairs, and adaptive equipment available; service animals welcome
  • πŸ•°οΈ Hours: Open year-round from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., except select holidays

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Nearby Dining

  • 🦞 Ship to Shore Lobster Co.: Located on the oldest working wharf; offers steamed lobster
  • πŸ” Owls Head General Store: Family-owned; famous for its burgers and fudge
  • 🍽️ Primo Restaurant: Farm-to-table dishes with ingredients from its own farm and gardens
  • 🍜 Long Grain: Asian fusion cuisine with locally sourced ingredients

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Accommodation

  • 🏨 Glen Cove Inn & Suites: Less than a 15-minute drive; features 36 guest rooms and suites
  • πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈ Amenities: Garden, outdoor heated pool, and access to Penobscot Bay Walking Trail
  • 🏑 The Country Inn at Camden Rockport: Year-round inn with 36 guest rooms and suites, and 11 seasonal cottages
  • πŸ’¦ Indoor Pool: Indoor heated pool and hot tub available

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Travel Information
πŸ“žΒ Β Β Phone: (207) 594-4418
🌐   Website: http://owlshead.org/
πŸ•’Β Β Β Hours: See hours
πŸ“Β Β Β Address: 117 Museum St, Owls Head, ME 04854
πŸ”—Β Β Β Profiles: YouTube LinkedIn Facebook Instagram

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