Village News

Last train of the North Pole Express

Last train of the North Pole Express

The last train to the North Pole left the station at 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon (Dec. 17), after three weekends of sold out trains at the Boothbay Railway Village Museum. Santa received thousands of letters from enchanted children, and families from all over Maine and...

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2023 Annual Appeal

Dear Friends, As we prepare for the start of the holiday season, we take time to give thanks to our Museum supporters.  It is with your generous and continued support that we close another successful season.   Thanks to you, we have not only survived the challenges of...

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BRV Staff Highlight:  Maureen Cianci

BRV Staff Highlight: Maureen Cianci

Many thanks to Tina Stephens for the wonderful 5 star review: 'We visited on Oct 3rd and had a great time! There was so much more to see than we even realized. We stayed 2-3 hours and will happily return again one day. We enjoyed riding the train, walking around the...

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DENNY WILSON: VOLUNTEER, EMPLOYEE & FRIEND

DENNY WILSON: VOLUNTEER, EMPLOYEE & FRIEND

The Railway Museum has lost a valuable member of its weekend seasonal team. Alden “Denny” Wilson was an integral part of the Railway Museum as a volunteer in the engine house and a seasonal employee at the automobile exhibit. At the end of the 2022 season, Denny...

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Fall Foliage Festival Applications Now Being Accepted

OCT 7-8  | SAT 10:00 AM  to 5:00 PM | SUN 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM | 55th Annual FALL FOLIAGE FESTIVAL The Fall Foliage Festival has been a family tradition in Mid Coast, Maine, for the past 54 years, featuring dozens of vendor booths, fabulous entertainment, live music,...

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2022 Annual Appeal

Dear Friends, November is a time of reflection at the museum.   As our team of staff, volunteers and board members prepare the grounds for winter, we reflect on a year past and envision the year ahead.  And in keeping with the worldwide November tradition, we give...

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Restoring life: 1929 Packard

  by Stein Eriksen and David Blackman,  Buildings & Grounds This month we brought the 1929 Packard back to life.  As with any car that has been sitting for the last 5 plus years a few things needed to be done before it would fire up.  There’s 3 things that...

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