Attractions

Museum in Portland

Portland Museum of Art

Founded in 1882, this well-respected museum houses an outstanding collection of American artists. Maine artists, including Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Louise Nevelson and Andrew Wyeth, are particularly well repres…
Museum in Portland

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

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, up…
Museum in Portland

Portland Science Center

A new venue for 'learning brought to life through entertainment,' the Science Center hosts visiting, international-standard exhibitions that have a firm family focus. Recent exhibitions have showcased the human body…
Museum in Portland

International Museum of Cryptozoology

Bigfoot, yetis, specter moose and other cryptids share the spotlight at this one-of-a-kind museum, in new premises west of the city center. Cryptids are animals thought by mainstream science to, er, not really exist…
Museum in Portland

Museum of African Culture

It may be small, but New England's only African culture museum houses more than 1500 pieces of art- and craft-works from the continent's sub-Saharan region, with a particularly impressive collection of ceremonial ma…