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  • Known for its rich history of lumber harvesting and fishing, Bangor has embraced the 21st century with a nice mix of historical, recreational and cultural offerings. Among the top picks for this area is the Collins Center for the Arts which brings top name talent to the Bangor region; Baxter State Park with Mt. Katahdin as a beacon for hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts; the Penobscot Theatre Company which presents first-run, cutting edge stage productions; and the University of Maine Museum of Art with its vast collection of contemporary and classic masterpieces. With so much to see and do in the Bangor area, visitors will delight in both the quality and variety of offerings that are available to them.

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    Collins Center for the Arts

    5746 Maine Center For Arts

    The Collins Center for the Arts brings showcase quality, national performing talent to the Bangor area... read more

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    Maine Discovery Museum

    74 Main Street

    The Maine Discovery Museum features engaging, hands-on exhibits for children and their families... read more

    Penobscot Theatre Company

    131 Main Street

    The Penobscot Theatre Company is a beacon for professional quality theater in northern Maine... read more

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    Allagash Wilderness Waterway

    106 Hogan Rd # 7

    The Allagash Wilderness Waterway offers an abundance of activities for the outdoors enthusiast... read more

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    University Maine Museum of Art

    40 Harlow Street

    The University of Maine Museum of Art offers an extensive collection of contemporary and traditional art that is sure to be a treat for art museum lovers... read more

    Downtown Bangor Artwalk

    Downtown Bangor Artwalk features seasonal free tours of artists' studios in downtown Bangor on Friday evenings... read more

    Bangor Symphony Orchestra

    891 Broadway

    As one of the oldest community orchestras in the country, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra does a fine job of offering quality instrumental music for the public... read more

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    Bangor Museum & History Center

    159 Union Street

    The Bangor Museum and History Center features a remarkable collection of artifacts which tell the history of Bangor in colorful detail... read more

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    Cole Land Transportation Museum

    405 Perry Road

    The Cole Land Transportation Museum features a premier collection of wheeled vehicles for up close viewing by visitors... read more

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    Northern Writes: New Play Festival

    131 Main Street

    The Penobscot Theatre hosts this dynamic festival featuring some of the newest plays... read more

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    Bangor Car Show

    40 Harlow Street

    The Bangor Car Show treats the eyes to a wide selection of classic cars for all to enjoy... read more

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    American Folk Festival

    40 Harlow Street

    Each summer, the American Folk Festival brings the best in world music to Bangor... read more

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    Maine Shakespeare Festival

    100 Dutton Street

    The Maine Shakespeare Company brings one of the classic summer traditions to Bangor, Maine: Shakespeare in the park... read more

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    Maynard F Jordan Planetarium and Observatory

    Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall,

    The Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium offers sky shows and observatory sessions for those interested in learning about the night sky in Maine... read more

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    Bass Park

    100 Dutton Street

    Bass Park offers a variety of entertainment offerings for the public as well as several nice walking paths. The park's Paul Bunyan statue is always a big draw!... read more
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