Augusta Attractions

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Attractions in Augusta, Maine

Childrens Discovery Museum - The Children’s Discovery Museum’s vibrant, professional exhibits and events creatively complement public and private educational resources in an area, and are designed to promote discovery of one’s heritage, options and responsibilities as a local, national and global citizen.

Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine - Attached to the University’s Katz Library, the 6,000 square foot Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine's mission is to educate about the Holocaust, advocate for human rights and dignity, and celebrate diversity.

Maine Military Historical Society Museum - The Maine Military Historical Society Museum is presently Maine's only museum dedicated solely to Maine military history. Displays from each of the major wars the United States has been in are showcased, as well as recognizing those soldiers from Maine.

Maine State Museum - Something new always awaits you at the Maine State Museum. Whether they occupy a richly-textured 5,600 square foot gallery or a few intimate cases, these exhibits all feature great stories, lots of opportunities for discovery and learning, and stunning objects from the museum's world-class collections.

Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort - Northern Outdoors Adventure Resort is located in western Maine’s extraordinary wilderness playground. The main resort complex enjoys backyard access to Maine’s best whitewater rivers and extensive trail systems for hiking, snowmobiling, and ATVs.

Old Fort Western Museum on the Kennebec - Old Fort Western, built in 1754 and a National Historic Landmark, is America's oldest surviving wooden fort - a reminder of the great contest between cultures that dominated New England life 250 years ago. Come and join us!

Viles Arboretum - Our trails and paths lead to and through these collections, habitats and landscapes, providing opportunities for walking or jogging; bird, butterfly, dragonfly and damselfly watching; non-motorized biking; horseback riding; and cross-country skiing on groomed winter trails. Enjoy a picnic, take some photos or look for woodland, grassland, water birds and marsh birds.

The Maine Art Museum Trail - The Maine Art Museum Trail offers more than 53,000 works of art, from ancient to contemporary, in a dazzling array of collections at seven leading art museums.

The Blaine House - The Blaine House was given to the state of Maine in 1919 to be used as the governors' mansion. The house dates back to 1833.

The Gaslight Theater - If you enjoy live theater, then visit the Gaslight Theater. Founded in 1937 as the Augusta Players, Gaslight Theater is the oldest continuously operating community theater in Maine. You will love your seats, the lighting and your experience here as well as amazing acting and touching stories!

Theater At Monmouth - Also known as The Shakespearean Theater of Maine, We bring innovative approaches to Shakespeare and other classic plays through professional productions which enrich the lives of people in Maine at historic Cumston Hall, Monmouth and throughout the state.