The Redington Museum
is a historic museum
that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
. The museum is the headquarters of the Waterville Historical Society.
The museum is listed on the official website of the Maine Office of Tourism.
The museum is open between Memorial Day
and Labor Day
from Tuesday to Saturday. Visitors are supposed to enter during the tour times, which are at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. In practice, they may allow admission other times. Therefore, one should be prepared to visit as if they had an appointment for a specific time although the curators
may allow other visitors to enter. There is an admission charge of $3.
The museum is located on Silver Street about 2 blocks south of downtown Waterville
, about one block south of the funeral home.
The museum is essentially a historic house that has period furniture and exhibits about the Waterville area as well as a replica pharmacy building near the site where the original building once stood. The curators are a couple who live on the premises.
The museum is a two story white shingled house built in 1814. The exhibits include old furniture and curios from the 1800s. The museum opened in 1927. It is part of the National Register of Historic Places.
The Waterville Historical Society keeps its collection of books and manuscripts at the... Read More