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Museums and Other Cultural Organizations

The Maine Granite Industry Historical Society   
Granite quarrying began in Maine as early as 1830 & is still a large industry with quarries in several areas. Our museum houses 100's of tools, photos, Union badges, constitutions, books and more. Groups are welcome - call for an appointment!
Open: Open Tuesday - Sunday 10-4 Open by chance on Mondays ALL YEAR  
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Wendell Gilley Museum   
People + Nature + Art: Celebrating the life and work of a pioneer of decorative bird carving. Teaching the art through exhibitions and education. Inspiring appreciation of the visual arts & creativity and respect for the natural world.
Open: Tuesday-Friday, 10-4pm with some evening and early morning hours.  
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Acadia Repertory Theatre   
Dedicated to producing interesting stories about interesting people in its intimate performance space, the theatre has staged the works of playwrights ranging from Sophocles to Shakespeare to Shaw to Neil Simon.
Open: June to September  
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Charlotte Rhoades Park and Butterfly Garden   
Our 26th anniversary! For visitors of all ages, visit a coastal butterfly habitat in Downeast Maine and see how careful organic gardening practices can sustain and protect butterflies. Annual Butterfly Release event will be held on July 25; 2 sessions, at 1pm & 2:30pm. Visit our web site for details and tickets.
Open: Open Dawn to Dusk thru mid-October  
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Seal Cove Auto Museum   
Celebrating the cultural and industrial innovations of the earliest autos with family-friendly exhibits and activities. The collection has over 50 automobiles, motorcycles, and bicycles from the Brass Era, 1895-1917.
Open: 10AM-5PM May 1st through October 31st  
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Southwest Harbor Public Library   

The Barn Arts Collective   
The Barn Arts Collective creates and encourages community through the practice and presentation of live arts events. Performances at the Barn at 130 Tremont Rd. in Bass Harbor happen throughout the year and every weekend in the summer.
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Related pages: Galleries and Studios, Historical Societies

PO Box 1143, Southwest Harbor ME 04679
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