George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, Bar Harbor

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#3 of 8 in Museums in DownEast and Acadia Maine
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  • Many exhibits of Maine's native animals and plants in this Museum were produced by College of the Atlantic Students. The exhibits portray how Maine species interact with their natural or human altered...  more »
  • A small little natural history museum with a good bit of interesting exhibits. Kids would love it. Just a few minutes down the road from the center of Bar Harbor. Worth a trip.  more »
  • Great place to visit even with your teenage children. Although it's quite a small place there were a lot of exhibitions and even a small tank with starfish and other small ocean creatures.  more »
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  • Incredible taxidermy that is definitely worth seeing, especially if you have any background in natural science or taxidermy arts. The suggested donation is $3.50, which is a steal for what you get to see anyway.
  • Went for the ranger talk at the tidal pool tank, but the rest of the museum's exhibits are very educational and well-done, and all by the students! Free to visit (donation requested).
  • Great small museum. Enjoyed the tidal pool tank especially.
  • Small, but great. Free, but please donate.

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