Portland's top 3 museums, ranked

06 December 2019
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum | Photo: Lisa M./Yelp

Wondering where to find the best museums near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top museums in Portland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for museums.

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1. Maine Historical Society & Wadsworth -Longfellow House

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First on the list is Maine Historical Society & Wadsworth-Longfellow House. Located at 489 Congress St., the museum, bookstore and historical building is the highest-rated museum in Portland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 21 reviews on Yelp.

2. Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum

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Next up is East End's Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum, situated at 49 Thames St. With four stars out of 23 reviews on Yelp, the museum has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Victoria Mansion

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West End's Victoria Mansion, located at 109 Danforth St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the museum four stars out of 58 reviews.

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