Things To Do In Augusta Maine

We encourage you to set out and see one of Maine's most unforgettable destinations. Our convenient location makes it easy to visit top attractions throughout Maine's state capital, including the Maine State Museum, the Kennebec River Rail Trail, and Old Fort Western.

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Maine State Capital

Originally built in 1832, the Maine State House was created shortly after Maine separated from Massachusetts. The governmental building is still open to the public year-round and shares its campus with the highly regarded Maine State Museum.

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Historic Hallowell

Settled originally in the 1760s and grown into a port destination on the Kennebec River, the historic town of Hallowell offers a glimpse into centuries of industrial development.

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The Marketplace at Augusta is a large shopping center featuring an array of department stores, restaurants, salons, outlets, and other retail stores to choose from.

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Augusta Civic Center

At 49,000 square feet, the Augusta Civic Center is a spacious convention center designed to host a variety of events. The center features 26 rooms, including two ballrooms and an auditorium.

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Old Fort Western

Located in Augusta, Old Fort Western is a National Historic Landmark that was built on the Kennebec River in 1754 and used as a trading post in the years to follow.