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Explore the museum between events.

Admission is $3 per person 13 years old and older, EXCEPT when we have events.
Check the event schedule for admission fee–they differ for different events.

The grounds are open daylight hours, but be aware that hunting season requires caution and orange clothing.

For the winter, the buildings are closed except by appointment, and on Tuesday volunteer work days.

To make an appointment, call 207-974-6278 or email [email protected]

2020 events coming soon!


Kids catching alewives

Alewife Day

Saturday, May 23

See the alewives swim upstream! Smoked fish, kid’s games, mills running, Machinery Hall open.

Donations welcome!


Kids crosscut sawing.Horse-drawn wagon goes by busses.

Children’s Days

Thursday, May 28 Friday, May 29 Thursday, June 4, Friday, June 5

Historical hands-on-demonstrations, wagon rides, and alewives returning! Reservations required.

$7 per person


BlacksmithWater-powered Sawmill

Summer At Leonard’s Mills

Saturday, June 27

Steam Lombard, machinery & sawmills running! Everything in action, beanhole beans and biscuits too!

$10 Adults/$5 children 3 to 17


60 Years of Leonard’s Mills

Saturday, July 25

Heavy machinery and hands-on-blacksmithing for the whole family. Bean hole beans, biscuits, sawmills and Lombard log haulers running!

$10 Adults/$5 children 3 to 17

Check back for details of a Fun Run!


Wagon Team

Living History Days

Saturday, October 3 & Sunday, October 4

Our largest event of the season. Re-enactors camping, historic demonstrations. Fresh pressed cider, bean-hole beans & biscuits, and pea soup. Horse drawn wagon rides. Lombards and sawmills running.

$15 Adults/$5 children 3 to 17


Recaps and photos of events gone by….