The Mount Desert Island Historical Society is a member of the Islands Association of Museums and Historical Societies, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the heritage of the islands. Their address is: P.O. Box 259, Southwest Harbor, Maine 04679
Abbe Museum and Abbe Museum at Sieur de Mont Springs
The museums celebrate Maine's Native American heritage. A permanent exhibition "Wabanaki: People of the Dawn," as well as changing exhibitions and educational programs engage visitors of all ages.
Bar Harbor Historical Society
The Society holds an outstanding collection extending from bar Harbor's 1796 Incorporation through the Gilded Era to the present.
Beatrix Farrand Society
The Beatrix Farrand Society is located at Garland Farm, the last home of the famous landscape architect Beatrix Farrand, who advised on the roadside plantings for Acadia National Park and designed nearly 50 gardens on MDI. Offers programs and a library.
1029 Route 3, Bar Harbor. 207-288-0237
Frenchboro Historical Society
Old tools, furniture, household goods and local memorabilia are on exhibit in the Museum. Programs and other special events are offered, library and craft shop.
George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History
The Museum investigates and interprets the natural history of Maine through a human ecological perspective. Detailed exhibits depict the animal and plant life of Maine.
Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
Located in Cranberry House, with a cafe and public trail to the shore. Exhibits trace life on Great Cranberry Island from its earliest inhabitants to the present. Children's activities.
The Great Harbor Maritime Museum email: email@example.com
The Museum explores and celebrates local maritime history and promotes educational activities on the ocean.
Islesford Historical Museum
The Museum's exhibits explore life in the Town of Cranberry Isles during the 19th Century when schooners were the mode of transportation and oceans were the highways.
Mr. P's MDI High School History Page
Mark Puglisi's high school history webpage includes information for students and links to projects, such as the Maine Community Heritage Project.
Swans Island Lobster and Marine Museum Ship models, photos, equipment, and stories represent two centuries of Maine commercial fishing and the lobster industry. 207-526-4423
Wendell Gilley Museum
Discover where art and nature meet in Maine. The Gilley Museum's diverse collection of bird carvings, touring art exhibits, and hands-on programs delight visitors of all ages.
Woodlawn Museum and The Col. Black House
Historic home, research facility and 185 acres of public park with trails.