Tourist Attractions in Portland, ME
There are 13 tourist attractions found in Portland, ME. This is 4% of all tourist attractions listed in Maine. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and landmarks. Then there is also nature attractions listed in Portland. You may find a list of all categories of Portland attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Portland of that type.Before European settlers came into the area, Portland was originally inhabited by the Native Americans who called it Machigonne. In 1632, it was permanently settled in as a fishing village called Casco. It was later renamed to Falmouth when the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1658. The citizens in the area later changed the name to Portland after an isle in Dorset, England back in 1786. Tourists of Portland love walking along Portland Harbor to see the Old Port district. Its Arts district also features several places of interest such as the Portland Museum of Art, Portland Public Library, Maine Historical Society and Museum, the Kotzschmar Memorial Organ and Portland Symphony Orchestra. The city also has numerous historical parks including Lincoln Park, Back Cove, the Eastern and Western Promenade, Riverton Park and Deering Oaks Park. Portland is also home to a few notable buildings like the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception, Wadsworth-Longfellow House and the Old Casco Bank Building.
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- Victoria Mansion
- Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum
- Maine Historical Society and the Wadsworth-Longfellow House
- Portland Museum of Art
- Portland City Hall
- Fort Gorges
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- Nature Attractions (1)
- Parks (1)
- Museums (10)
- Arts Museums (2)
- History Museums (7)
- Natural History Museums (1)
- Landmarks (3)
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