Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
Portland Museum of Art
Founded in 1882, this well-respected museum houses an outstanding collection of American artists. Maine artists, including Winslow...
Museum of African Culture
It may be small, but New England's only African culture museum houses over 1500 pieces of art- and craft-works from the continent's...
Maine Historical Society
Weather permitting, these guided walking tours leave from the Maine Historical Society (beside Longfellow House) each afternoon, and...
Port City Music Hall
This three-story performance space hosts big-name touring bands and smaller-scale performances. Check the calendar online.
This elegant, two-level restaurant offers of-the-moment dishes like truffled lobster mac 'n' cheese and local beet salad, but prices are...
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Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine information
Kids aged zero to 10 shriek and squeal as they haul traps aboard a replica lobster boat, milk a fake cow on a model farm, or monkey around on an indoor rock-climbing wall. The highlight of this ultra-interactive, upbeat place (more a play center than a museum) might be the 3rd-floor camera obscura, where a single pinhole projects a panoramic view of downtown Portland. Lots of activities and performances, too.