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Moosehead Historical Society

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Address: 6 Lakeview St, Greenville, ME 04441-1116
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+1 207-695-2909
10:00 - 16:00
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Thu - Sun 10:00 - 16:00

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Very nice museum with pictures and artifacts

We missed the cruise that day as it was one of the extended tours, but did make a visit to the Historical Society building and read all about the very interesting past of this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 October 2016
David W
Ludington, Michigan
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Ludington, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We missed the cruise that day as it was one of the extended tours, but did make a visit to the Historical Society building and read all about the very interesting past of this extraordinary region. This is a great place to read up on the logging and tourism industry that has existed on Moosehead Lake for over 200 years,... More 

Thank David W
Raleigh, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Spend an hour here to get the flavor of the history of the region. It was very enlightening and some of the very old photos were priceless.

Thank Lawrence A H
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

The Moosehead Historical Society is a real gem! Wonderful people, very interesting exhibits, and a beautiful old house full of wonderful antiques. Thorough tours of the house are done very well. Areas of the museum focus on logging, mercantile, schools, resort hotels, transportation, etc. My main interest was transportation, so I found the steamship and railroad displays very satisfying and... More 

Thank Stephen P
Boston, Ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is a great place to visit while your in Greenville. Learn some of the local history and meet some locals. The locals are also the best to get tips from!

Thank samantha310
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Due to inclement weather, we planned to tour the Moosehead Historical Society Craft House. We were carefully instructed where to go for the start of the tour (sit on the bench). Our guide had lived in the area quite a while and had hilarous stories to tell. Each room represented a different phase of life and it was very well... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

We were fortunate to be in the area when they were holding a special lecture on the last logging days on Moosehead Lake. What a great lecture.. the folks who run this society are so frendly and helpful!!!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

On a recent vacation my Wife and I stopped in Greenville for just a minute and ended up staying for 2 days. Our first stop was at the Museum which was closing in 1 hour. When we expressed our concern about not completing the tour in that time frame, we were assured that we would be seeing everything no matter... More 

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Deer Isle, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015

The staff are very knowledgeable and offer a wealth of information about the history of the Moosehead region and the logging industry. A small museum is on site with hundreds of items related to the history of logging in this region.

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Moosehead Lake Region, Greenville, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

So much history and stories of days gone by. Visual displays and interesting facts. A must do on rainy day.

Thank cozymoose
Greenville, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

Clean, organized, well light and helpful. We were a group of 4 senior citizens. We enjoyed our stop at the Historical Society. What else would you need?

Thank Mooseheadchalet

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