Water-Powered Sawmill through the Covered Bridge

Docent-led Tours of the Museum

Join our caretaker on a walking tour (approximately 3/4mile) through the buildings and grounds.
Tours are limited to 10 participants and will last 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
$10 per person, paid in advance.

Tour Dates: Friday, June 9, 2023 10am and 1pm
Tuesday, June 13, 10am
Contact the us at info@maineforestandloggingmuseum.org or 207-974-6278 to set up a tour.

Our 2023 Events

Bookmark this page and check back often as we’re planning more events for this year!



June 1 & 2
9am to 1pm each day
$8 per person

This event is for the kids! Each day is a fun-filled adventure into Maine’s past. Blacksmithing, horse-drawn wagon rides, demonstrators, and much more! Pre-registration and advanced payment required.

More info…

Children's Days: adult helping kid with stilts.


Saturday, June 10th
10am to
10am to 12pm
$45 per person
David Spahr, mushroom expert and author of “Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms of New England and Eastern Canada: A Photographic Guidebook to Finding and Using Key Species”. will lead a group around the Museum grounds in search of spring edibles. Come learn to identify tasty treats growing all around us.

The cost is $45 per person, space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

To sign up:
Email: info@maineforestandloggingmuseum.org
Call: 207-974-6278

Foraging finds!


June 10th & 11th

Join us for a fun-filled, hands-on weekend of basic chainsaw safety and skills!

Also: axe throwing, bow sawing, and fire building!

Limited number of overnight camping spots available!

$295 per person (Must be at least 18 years old.)

Send us an email at axewomen@yahoo.com for more info & to register!!!


Saturday, June 17

10am to 3pm

$10 adults, $5 kids, members free

Mills and Lombards! Blacksmiths! And more…check back for details!

Lombard Log Hauler


HEAVY METAL                         

Saturday, July 29

10am to 3pm

$10 adults, $5 kids, members free

This one is about the machines. Lombard Log Haulers, splitters, and more! Try your hand at blacksmithing!

LIVING HISTORY DAYS                          

October 7 & 8, 10am to 3pm each day

$15 adults, $5 kids, members free

Our biggest event of the year! The festival atmosphere pervades the grounds. So much going on, it’s not to be missed!

Explore the museum.

The grounds are open daily during daylight hours.
Tuesdays are volunteer work days. Volunteers are on the grounds from around 9am to 1pm, and will answer questions and open buildings if asked.