The guided tour explores the first floor rooms of the 1833 mansion and describes the historical background of teacher turned political leader, James G. Blaine. Guided tours of the Blaine House are available for free, but must be scheduled in advance. 

Vintage Front of HouseThere are no walk-in visits. 

  • During the Holiday Season (December 1 – January 3), the Blaine House will have availability for tours Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:00, 10:30, and 11 except when pre-empted by official events. Please make reservations through the Maine State Museum. You may be paired with other guests and a security form must be submitted.

  • Guided tours are approximately 25 minutes long.

  • The Blaine House tour is appropriate for children age eight (Grade 3) and older. Tour group sizes are limited to a maximum of 20 people. If the tour group is a school or camp group, a maximum of 5 group leaders/chaperones may accompany the group.

  • All Blaine House tours for individuals and groups must be scheduled at least three days in advance. You may use the Reservation Form or call 207-287-2301.

  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the Blaine House.

  • A completed Blaine House Security Form is required for ALL GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS and MUST BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO THE RESERVATION DATE.


December 1st
December 7th 
December 8th 
December 12th 

CLOSED: December 25th and 26th and December 30th – January 2nd 

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