L C Bates Museum



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L C Bates Museum

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Address for general public (first line)
Rt. 201
Address for general public (second line)
PO Box 159, 14 Easler Road
City for general public
State for general public
Zip for general public
Maine County
Phone for general public (ex: 207-555-5555)
E-mail for general public
Institution Description
The L. C. Bates Museum at Good Will-Hinckley is an early 20th century natural history and cultural museum. It is housed in an historic 1903 Romanesque Revival brick school building. Museum exhibits include Maine natural history, Americana, art, archaeology, minerals, ethnology, and Maine history. Featured museum exhibit tells the history of Good Will-Hinckley and the children who called it home.

There are nature trails, picnic tables, and an arboretum behind the museum.

Summer Art Exhibits are held in the museum. Saturdays features Family and Children’s natural history and history workshops and hikes. The Museum offers Outreach and In-House Natural History and Maine History programs for schools and groups and programs for birthday parties and scouts.
Institutional Areas of Strength
  • Archaeology
  • Archive
  • Art
  • Children’s
  • Ethnic History
  • Forestry
  • Genealogy
  • Historic Site
  • Industrial History
  • Maine History
  • Museum
  • National Register of Historic Places
  • Natural History
  • Recreation
  • Science & Technology

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