|Maine Aviation Historical Society
Maine Air Museum
|A Non-profit 501 (c) 3 Corporation
What Maine born Aviator set the worlds records for the highest balloon flight and
was the first to take a picture of the curvature of the earth? We not only have the
story, we have a segment of the actual balloon.
What Maine born Aviator was an Astronaut and flew into space?
Were you aware that one of the first flights across the Atlantic, starting from Old
Orchard Beach, had a stowaway aboard and still made the distance?
Why is the disappearance of the White Bird, the second greatest aviation
mystery, important to the State of Maine?
Who was Harry Jones and why was he important to Maine’s Aviation History?
Are you aware there are a large number of military crash sites in the State of
Maine? We have a map of their locations and stories for many of them.
We maintain an archive of Maine Aviation History and have hundreds of pictures,
stories and artifacts for you to view.
Stop by and check us out, you won’t be disappointed.
Here are a couple of new displays at the Museum this summer. To the left is a new
display of the Brunswick Naval Air Station and the units that were stationed there.
To the right is a Crash/Fire truck stationed at Bangor/Dow and donated to us by
Coles Land Museum. We are always adding new displays so stop by and visit us
The museum recently added the "Venturi Meter
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
educational demonstrations that will be made available to
local school systems and educational programs during the
winter months when the museum is closed to the public.
Soon to follow will be "Bernoulli's 3-Ring Circus" and a wind
tunnel. Contact the museum if you would like to borrow any
of these exhibits.