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“Fun few hours”

Owls Head Transportation Museum
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Owls Head
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Featuring a world-class, operating collection of antique ground vehicles, engines and aircraft the Owls Head Transportation Museum is open seven days a week, year-round. Exhibits include "Faster: The Quest for Speed" featuring racing vehicles from some of New England's premiere collections. Visit to see the collection or plan to attend one of our fantastic summer events where collection pieces are demonstrated for the public.
Reviewed 6 August 2014

This was a fun museum with great period cars. Got to ride the Model T too. I wish there had been a tour of some sort to give a bit more background on some which might have had interesting stories/histories. For kids, it might have also been a better learning opportunity and more fun to have some interactive activities.

Thank plkme
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

This is a fantastic venue just about 3 miles south of Rockland. You'll find way more than you expect here....really, really old cars (dating back to pre-1900), Offenhauser style racers, a few pre-Nascar track cars, and a bunch og MG's. Woodies? Got 'em. Rolls. Yup. Crosleys. ...and more.
Aviation enthusiasts won't be disappointed, as this place is actually 'on" an airport and has an aviation wing.

As the title says...check the schedule in advance, if at all possible..this place has 8-10 "Special Event" weekends...and if your time here works for one of them...GO!

The place and the exhibits are heavily dependent on volunteers, and they have done an exceptional job of preserving pieces of automobile and aviation history

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

Everything has been said about this museum and it's all true. I just want to add my respect for the museum staff and the volunteers. They go out of there way every minute to make your trip more enjoyable.

Thank reedmantennis
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

You have to take a ride in the Model T Ford. It's a hoot.

I liked the mix of eras and modes. This is a well loved museum for a reason.

A definite Rockland must-do.

Thank ThePackedBag
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

I'll be honest, I was NOT looking forward to coming here. I have about zero interest in cars, trucks, engines, or planes. I mainly went because my five year old boy loves all those things. However, this museum makes even the most ambivalent attendee interested (and my kid was absolutely enthralled). There are working displays and active restorations of cars and trucks and planes, you can ride in old cars, you can watch the planes being worked on and even flown, there are plenty of people who know SO MUCH about the individual machines here, and the setup is simple yet informative. The vehicles and are beautifully restored, you can tell how much love has gone into the exhibits. From a design/art/history perspective, it's amazing as well. I highly recommend this for anyone - you will find something that interests you for sure. Vintage car and plane lovers should not miss this.

Thank DocSoSoSoSo
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