The Patten Lumbermen’s Museum invites you to visit our facility to learn all about Maine logging history, including the use of Bateaux on waterways to transport supplies, the stories of the fearless river drivers, what life was like inside a remote logging camp, and even the role of bean hole beans. Follow the links above for more information, and make sure to visit the museum in person for the full lumbering experience!

2024 Schedule:

April 8th, 2024 Solar Eclipse:

With the Total Solar Eclipse to occur over our area of Maine on April 8th, 2024, The Patten Lumbermen’s Museum will open it’s Reception Center for visitors April 5th-April 8th 10:00-4:00. The Reception Center offers the viewing of “Stump to Ship” featuring history of lumbering and log driving in Maine. Other video’s are also available. We also have on display artifacts to include log drivers “caulked boots” and “bear skin coats” worn by travelers in open pungs as well as artwork and historic photographs. The Lombard Steam Log Hauler, one of only 83 manufactured in the early 1900’s, will also be available for visitors to view.

  • May 18th, Saturday, 2024 10:00-4:00: Fiddlers and Fiddlehead Festival
  • May 24, 25, 26, 27, 31, 2024: 10:00-4:00 Opening the Museum for the 60th season to the public
  • June 4th-30th, 2024: 10:00-4:00 Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only
  • July 2th – October 14th, 2024: Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00AM – 4:00PM
  • June 16th, 2024 Sunday: Father’s Day- Free Admission to all Father’s!
  • August 10th, Saturday 2024: Bean Hole Bean Dinner 11:00-3:00
  • October 14th, Monday 2024: Last day to visit for the season
  • Also Open: Mondays Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day/Indigenous People Day
  • Closed all other Mondays

$12 (ages 12 – 65)
$10 (ages 65+)
$7 (ages 4 – 12)
No charge for children under 4 or adults over 90 years of age