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Cole Land Transportation Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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New England Tour

Karla and I had a down day and decided to visit the museum and look at interesting artifacts from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Wonderful family Trip

If you are interested in cars, trains, trucks, etc you will love this place. My Dad being a trucker... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible1%
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Museum dedicated to preserving and displaying Maine's land transportation equipment.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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405 Perry Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-6725
+1 207-990-3600
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All reviewsmilitary historyamazing collectionfarm equipmentold carsall agescovered bridgepost officehorse drawngreat place to visitthe staff was super friendlywalk down memory lanespent several hoursmilitary itemssnow removalschool childrengreat historycouple of hours
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Karla and I had a down day and decided to visit the museum and look at interesting artifacts from days gone by. The museum is thoughtfully put together and explanations of each item is well explained. The items range from tricycles and motorcycles to semi...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are interested in cars, trains, trucks, etc you will love this place. My Dad being a trucker knew who/ what cole was and had always wanted to go and check it out. We took a family trip on memorial day and it was...More

Thank rukaspooka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming back from a Bar Harbor weekend, we have several hours to kill in Bangor waiting for our flight out. We picked this museum and am so glad we did. It's amazing how much history they have packed into that building. Phenomenal really. The artifacts...More

Thank dhornick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have everything! And it is so well laid out. View it at your own pace, but several hours will have gone by before you even realize it because there is so much to see! The Cole family has done a magnificent job of collecting...More

Thank lynne201860
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place had everything from cars and tractors to sleds and baby carriages. What a walk down memory lane for both me and my 80 year old mom. She even got to see an old car with a rumble seat which she had rode in...More

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would never have thought that Bangor, Maine, would offer such a large and complete museum! They've even got a train inside! Displays are described well, and a QR code will let you listen to descriptions over your cell phone. You can easily spend 2-3...More

Thank Skip S
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Looking for something to entertain my 3 year old, we decided to take a trip to the Cole Land Transportation Museum. It's a very cool space with some amazing vintage and unique vehicles. It also hosts a Vietnam War Memorial. The set up is nice...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 11 August 2018

.I was amazed by the variety of vehicles in this museum. Everything from the earliest snowmobiles to farm equipment, military vehicles, bicycles...you name it. It was like everyone in Maine sent a collectible vehicle in that they restored so we could enjoy them under one...More

Thank catm93
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

A Hidden Treasure. This Place Features The Evolution of Various Vehicles.. Place is Well Laid Out, Family Owned and Operated and Conveniently Located. Had a Good Experience and Recommend as it is for ALL Ages..

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We were driving from Greenville to Acadia and it was pouring rain. We were in Bangor and needed a break. A quick search and found this place. First, it is very affordable. They give AAA discounts and senior discounts. Then it has a lot of...More

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Danielle D
18 March 2018|
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Response from Darcy F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an admission fee. Children under ninteen are free. AAA members pay $ 6.00. Adult admission is $ 7.00. 62 and over is $ 5.00. It is a wonderful musuem with lots of history. I hope you get a chance to check it... More
21 June 2016|
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Response from Jim N | Property representative |
No but there is a picnic area.