405 Perry Road
Bangor, ME 04401

(207) 990-3600
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Educational Programs

Self-Guided Tour

The Cole Land Transportation Museum is committed to support classroom activity and Learning Results for Maine children. Our museum artifacts, pictures, staff, volunteers, print-audio-visual library, are...
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Guided Tour

How many times have you heard a student say, "History is boring"? Memorizing dates and events can be boring. Experts tell us some effective methods of teaching include compare and contrast, visualization,...
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Veteran/Student Interview Program

The Veteran Interview Program at the Cole Land Transportation Museum is an incredible opportunity for young adults to interface with prime sources of history. These Ambassadors of Patriotism define the...
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Gift Shop

Located in the lobby next to the Cashier Window is a small gift shop. We offer a variety of souvenirs ranging from low priced items such as picture postcards, pencils, and jeeps on up to books and scale...
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Patriotic Video

We have available a 7-1/2 minute video on patriotism and freedom that has now been shown to more than 20,000 students. This video is narrated by Galen Cole, Founder of the Cole Land Transportation Museum...
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Founder Talk

Galen Cole, Founder of the Cole Land Transportation Museum may be available to speak with your group in the lobby upon arrival.
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WWII, Vietnam, and Purple Heart Memorials

The State of Maine World War II Veterans Memorial is located on the lawn of the Cole Land Transportation Museum and was dedicated on October 11, 1997 by Governor Angus King. Each year since then, a Commemoration...
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Freedom Bell

Since the beginning of America (and before), bells have been used to call citizens to worship, start the school day, fight fires, warn of approaching vehicles, mourn, celebrate, etc. At the end of WWII...
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Scavenger Hunt

A scavenger hunt at the museum is a wonderful activity for grades K to 8. We encourage teachers to visit the museum ahead of their class to create a hunt that will support classroom studies, however we...
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