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Cole Land Transportation Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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A Great Family Transportation Museum

The Cole name in Maine is an icon. Their trucking company was one of the best in the northeast... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Farmington, Maine
A visit through time

Great way to spend an hour or so with kids young and old. A wide variety of vehicles of all types... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
Bangor, Maine
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Museum dedicated to preserving and displaying Maine's land transportation equipment.
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405 Perry Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-6725
+1 207-990-3600
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Cole name in Maine is an icon. Their trucking company was one of the best in the northeast. The Cole landmark trucks were scene all over. This a nice place to review the transportation history of Maine. Great for kids! Nice staff!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Great way to spend an hour or so with kids young and old. A wide variety of vehicles of all types, tracking the evolution of wheeled (and runnered) transportation in Maine. Fun !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mutheeman
Reviewed 7 November 2018

What a collection of yesterday! Our grandchildren, boy & 2 girls, ask to go there every time they come to visit us. People there a so friendly & very willing to help. I could spend days there & still want to stay longer.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bondsh
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We stumbled upon this museum as we were getting our bearings in Bangor. The people in the museum were very friendly and willing to assist with any questions we had. They also mentioned, since we were headed to Bar Harbor, we may want to visit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mobile606507
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This is a visit that will amaze you and will have you coming back for more! We learned so much about every possible mode of transportation and placed in its appropriate setting made it so real. And about the service to our country, an invaluable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We had some time to kill before our fight and thought we'd check this place out. So glad we did! It's very interesting and very unique. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aimbsl
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The Cole museum is unique , hundred of once every day things including lorries , trains , ploughs , motorbikes cars all under a big roof with many still able to work, It's primarily for education of the young as that was Mr Cole's mission...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shirley_duncalf
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Our family thoroughly enjoyed the land transportation museum. There are scavenger hunt lists at the front desk. This really made you pay attention to the details of the vast, interesting collection. Anything on wheels! They even had chariots from the movie Ben Hur on display....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dbycaz
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Our group of 8 (4 adults, girls 10 and 12, and boys 15 and 17) all enjoyed this museum. There was truly something for everyone! It was the highlight of our day in Bangor. The 10 year old spent most of her time working on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seh1474
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Cole Family Foundation has developed a beautiful museum highlighting transportation in Maine - from Trains to Snowplows and more. They also are proud to showcase Military memorabilia. The grounds are nicely kept, walkways to stroll and a comfortable venue inside. Perfect for families.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Danielle D
18 March 2018|
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Response from Darcy F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an admission fee. Children under ninteen are free. AAA members pay $ 6.00. Adult admission is $ 7.00. 62 and over is $ 5.00. It is a wonderful musuem with lots of history. I hope you get a chance to check it... More
20 June 2016|
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Response from Jim N | Property representative |
No but there is a picnic area.