Brunswick, ME Tourist Attractions
North-east of the inlets and islands of Casco Bay is Brunswick, a commercial and educational centre. Features of interest are the house in which Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin", the Museum of Art and the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum (Arctic exploration).Brunswick (pop. 21,000) is located in Cumberland County.
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
The Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick features a varied collection of pieces, ranging from ancient to contemporary art. Rotating temporary exhibits, gallery talks, tours, symposia, publications and lectures take place throughout the year.
Address: 9400 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011-8494, United States
Opening hours: 10am-5pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm; Thu: 10am-8:30pm; Closed: Mon
Entrance fee: FREE
Disability Access: Full facilities for persons with disabilities.
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum
The Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum is dedicated to the famous arctic explorers, Admirals Robert E Peary and Donald B McMillan, who were the first to reach the North Pole. The collection contains memorabilia related to exploration of the north including equipment, paintings, photographs, and other materials as well as Inuit and Indians art and artifacts.
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Museum
The Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Museum in Brunswick is located in a Federal-style house that belonged to Joshua Lawrence, a former governor of Maine, president of Bowdoin College, and a Civil War hero. On display are artifacts pertaining to Chamberlain and his life.