Help others:

Donate to the Red Cross

Donate to the Salvation Army

Listing sponsored by
Scientific Breakthrough. No Shots
Science response to skin aging.

George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History

College of the Atlantic, 105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME

Phone: 207 288 5395

Statement of Purpose:

The Dorr Museum of Natural History collects, displays, and interprets the natural history of Maine through a human ecological perspective. 


Realistic displays depict the animal life of Maine and their interactions with their environment, both natural and human-altered.  The museum displays mounted animals and skeletons and hosts special exhibits.  Interactive exhibits include an indoor marine tank with live animals, a children's discovery area, and an activity cart. 

A museum store offers COA merchandise, books, toys, and gifts.  A lecture series and nature day camp are offered in the summer; lectures and family programs are offered in the fall through spring.  School and group programs are offered throughout the year.


Displays of the animal life of Maine.  Whale skeletons.  Marine tank.


Summer (mid June through Labor Day)  Monday - Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM; off season Thursday, Friday, Sunday, 1 - 4 PM; Saturday, 10 AM - 4 PM


 $3.50/adult; $2.50/senior adult; $1.50/teen; $1/child 3 and older

The Dorr Museum is located on Route 3, between downtown Bar Harbor and the ferry terminal.


Key Personnel:

Steve Ressel, Museum Director; Dianne Clendaniel, Museum Program Director (education); Gail La Rosa, Museum Coordinator (operations, collections)

Tell us what you think.

Do you have any additional comments concerning this site?
Do you wish to receive some information on how to get your museum on the Museums Tour?


This page and all contents are © 1995-2014 Art Emotion Corp., IL. USA.
All information is subject to change - This document is non contractual.