George B. Dorr Museum

The George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History investigates, interprets and displays the natural world of Maine. All exhibits are designed and produced by students at College of the Atlantic.

The Museum is housed in the original headquarters of Acadia National Park, renovated and expanded to provide a unique site for exhibits, programs, and activities.

The gift shop offers a wonderful selection of books, gifts, toys and jewelry for children and adults related to the natural sciences.


Museum staff and students lead a variety of programs and activities encouraging everyone to participate in natural history learning. Programs include: Museum tours, Bones and Baleen, Nature Walks and Scavenger Hunts. For more information on school and community group programs, click here.

Contact the Museum for further information or to make arrangements for a visit.

Hours and Contact Info

George B. Dorr Museum
of Natural History

105 Eden Street

Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

207-288-5395 f. 207-288-2917



Tuesday through Saturday

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Entrance to the museum is by donation.

How To Find Us

dorr map

The Museum is located on the campus of College of the Atlantic, on Route 3 between downtown Bar Harbor and the Ferry Terminal.The Island Explorer bus stops at the Museum daily throughout the summer.


For a full campus map click here. The Museum is #6.

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