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 – Friday at 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 2:00 and 2:30 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.

  • Face masks are not required, but they are recommended.

  • 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 7th all day
December 9th no afternoon tours
December 13th no morning tours
December 14th no afternoon tours
December 16th all day
CLOSED: December 23 – 26th and December 30th – January 2nd 

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