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Cole Land Transportation Museum

405 Perry Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-6725
+1 207-990-3600
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Excellent!

Great place! Lots of wheels 😉. Old trains, plows, carriages, trucks,sleds and many other items... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michelle R
via mobile
Amazing collection of historical vehicles and memorabilia

What a pleasant surprise, a walk down memory lane! We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
317Rae
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Clearwater, Florida
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Museum dedicated to preserving and displaying Maine's land transportation equipment.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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405 Perry Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-6725
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+1 207-990-3600
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"covered bridge"
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"amazing collection"
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"all ages"
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"old cars"
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"post office"
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"horse drawn"
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"great place to visit"
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"full size"
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"on display"
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"we spent hours"
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"the staff was super friendly"
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"military items"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place! Lots of wheels 😉. Old trains, plows, carriages, trucks,sleds and many other items from the past. Picture walls were very interesting. Amazing to see how life used to be! Definitely worth another visit in the future!

Thank Michelle R
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a pleasant surprise, a walk down memory lane! We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum. The vehicles, tools, uniforms, toys, testimonies, etc were so interesting. We enjoyed so many of the objects from history, especially the Maine train. Plan to spend 2-3 hours...More

Thank 317Rae
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great family adventure can be had here. Buy a little car for your kids from the souvenir store before you view the magnificent collection built with love from the family. Take your time because there are several little videos to watch, too. I look...More

Thank captgray2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Contains historic cars, trucks, railroad equipment, snow removal equipment, hearses and most other land based modes of transportation. More for adults than children. Prices are reasonable with a special for senior citizens.

Thank Edward N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we had just visited a train museum a few days prior, my kids still loved this place. their collection was so unique and excellently displayed. I loved all the back stories you could read or listen to. We loved the song about the...More

Thank ESW_TT
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Many museums lull me into a stupor. Not so here! Very well organized and many very unique vehicles and pieces of machinery & equipment. Engaging staff - most willing to contribute their knowledge to enrich your experience.

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Reviewed 9 June 2018

We were looking for something to do in Bangor while we were there for the night. This museum is so interesting, glad we went. The staff is friendly and the cost is very reasonable.

Thank LoveLifeToday1
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This is the second time that I have been there in 10 years and it never gets old! So many great exhibits; snow plows, trains, trucks, hearses, etc. Bring your camera and wear a jacket, even in the summer because it is a bit chilly...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

It is easy to drive past this museum on your way to "more exciting" destinations. For years, we always wondered what was in it. After all, if you are taking the off ramp to 395, you can not miss the giant building, helicopter and tank!...More

Thank gromit2017
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

It is a fantastic exhibit. Well laid out and all exhibits are detail oriented. The staff were very well informed, helpful and helpful. Do not miss the outside military memorials in honor of those that served. They even had a real train engine, freight car...More

Thank Barbara B
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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
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mhugs370
20 June 2016|
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Response from Jim N | Property representative |
No but there is a picnic area.
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