Plan Your Visit

Wednesday-Saturday, and by appointment
10am to 4pm
Closed on Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

On occasion, the museum may close early to prepare for a special program or event. Please check our social media pages for up-to-date announcements.

Want to double check if we’re open? Have questions about ADA needs and accommodations?


Adults: $5.00
Seniors (65+) and Students: $4.00
Children under 6: Free
Active Military Veterans: Free with proof of military ID


35 Canal Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240
Maine MILL is located in the Bates Mill Complex off of Chestnut Street in Lewiston, Maine. Our entrance faces Canal Street.

To find us via GPS

Set your GPS to 36 Chestnut Street, The Lofts at Bates Mill. We are located at the far end of the parking lot. Look for the sign over the door with our name on it.

Directions from I-95/ Maine Turnpike (northbound or southbound)

Take Exit 80/Lewiston off of the I-95/Maine Turnpike. Turn left at the stoplight onto Alfred A. Plourde Parkway. Continue a short distance, then bear right on the off ramp, and merge onto Lisbon Street/Route 196, heading west into Lewiston. Stay on Lisbon Street/Rt. 196 for two miles. This will lead you into downtown Lewiston, where Lisbon Street becomes one-way. Shortly thereafter, take a left onto Chestnut Street. Go over the concrete Wiseman Bridge that spans the canal. Take a right immediately after the bridge into the parking lot of the Bates Mill Complex. We are located at the far end of the parking lot.


35 Canal Street
Museum visitors can park for free at the far end of the parking lot in front of our entrance.

School group pricing

We offer discounted pricing for schools, classrooms, and in-home learning groups.

Interested in visiting for free?

A membership supports everything we offer at the museum and has great perks for you—like free admission!

Discover Greater Lewiston Auburn

Make a day (or overnight) out of your visit and see all that Lewiston-Auburn has to offer. Below you’ll find a sampling of places to stay, dine, and visit.


Where to stay

Hampton Inn Lewiston Auburn

Hilton Garden Inn Riverwatch

Inn at the Agora

Ramada by Wyndham Lewiston Hotel & Conference Center

 The Munroe Inn