Science Museums/Exhibits

Castine Scientific Society, The Wilson Museum

120 Perkins Street, Castine, ME 04421. 207-326-9247. Diverse collections and learning experiences used to stimulate exploration of the natural history and cultures of the Penobscot Bay region and the world. Free.

L.C. Bates Museum of Natural History and Culture

Good Will-Hinckley, Route 201, Hinckley, ME 04944. 207-238-4250. Houses unique natural history and culture collections with exhibits portraying Maine natural history, Americana, art, archaeology, minerals, ethnology, and more. Fee.

Nylander Museum

657 Main St., Caribou, ME 04736. 207-493-4209. A museum dedicated to the work of Olaf Nylander and the Natural History of the Northeast. Free.

The Northern Maine Museum of Science

Folsom Hall at The University of Maine at Presque Isle, 181 Main St., Presque Isle, ME 04769. 207-768-9482. Large collections of marine and fresh-water sea shells, local forestry specimens and the beginnings of an herbarium. Fee.