Maine State Museum

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Museum showcases Maine's natural & social histories with collection of more than 500,000 artifacts & traveling exhibits

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Promotional value expires Mar 7, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Must activate membership by 3/14/12, membership expires 1 year from activation date. New members only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

History museums’ acquisitions always instill wonder in children who have become bored with their own closets full of skeletons. Discover a body of knowledge with today’s Groupon to the Main State Museum in Augusta. Choose between the following options:

  • For $15, you get a one-year individual membership (up to a $30 value).
  • For $19, you get a one-year family membership (a $40 value).<p>

Click here for a list of member benefits.

The Maine State Museum showcases more than 500,000 artifacts and documents relevant to Maine’s political, industrial, and natural history. Long-term collections display artifacts that include instruments, hand-crafted furniture, and garments worn to 18th-century rave parties. Traveling farther back in time, museum guests can explore Maine’s prehistoric past dating back more than 12,000 years. The exhibit entrance showcases a stone meat cache, which some consider to be the oldest surviving human-built structure in North America unless scientists are able to confirm the carbon date of Fenway Park’s Green Monster. Visiting exhibits, such as At Home in Maine, give visitors a peek into the domestic lives and favorite TV shows of Maine residents in previous centuries. In addition to a full year of museum access, members also receive invitations to special programs and events, a 10% discount in the museum store, and a subscription to the Maine State Museum’s quarterly publication.

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