Foreign Auto Festival

Sep 15 - Sep 16 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

From Bugatti to Maserati and beyond, this 2-day show is your transcontinental ticket to jet set through the world of impeccable imports.


Adult Rate: $18—Sign up as a member today for free admission!
Youth Rate: Free (18 yrs old & under)
Member Rate: Free


9-5:00 pm Museum Open Including exhibits, library, archives & store!
9-3:00 pm Exhibitor Vehicle Show Join hundreds of fellow enthusiasts who drive in with their pre-1998 vehicle to exhibit during the show to receive free admission for yourself and one passenger. Exhibitor Gates open at 8:00am.
9-3:00 pm The Hungry Pilot Café Check out their classic breakfast and lunch menu, featuring iconic American fare, from hot dogs to cheeseburgers, soft pretzels to ice cream! Accepts cash & cards.
9-3:00 pm Kids Activities Ideal for all young innovators and inventors - drop by for a hands-on, transportation-themed activity!
9-2:00 pm Model T Rides Enjoy a scenic ride around campus in the car acclaimed as the most influential of the 20th century!
10-12:00 pm Aircraft Demos Gather round Flight Line as OHTM’s talented volunteer crew warms up the airshow by demonstrating rarely seen and historic aircraft from our world-class collection!
11:00 am Guided Headlight Tour From bicycles to biplanes, explore must-see collection pieces and exhibits with one of our knowledgeable docents.
12:00 pm Memorial Flyover & Tribute Parade Saturday Only - In partnership with the Mid Maine Sports Car Club, OHTM will honor the life and achievements of our recently departed friend James Lea.
1-2:00 pm Open Flight Line Guests are invited to walk on to the grass runway and explore a selection of aircraft up close!
1:00 pm Iconic Engine Demos Ignite your imagination as our Auto Shop Crew fires up the iconic engines that started it all!
1:30 pm History Comes Alive Gather round as OHTM’s talented volunteer crew demonstrates rarely seen collection pieces from odd to obscure!


Pine Tree Chapter - American Truck Historical Society - Incorporated in 1971, the American Truck Historical Society (ATHS) was formed to preserve the history of trucks, the trucking industry, and its pioneers.

Mid Maine Sports Car Club - Founded in 2002, MMSCC is a nonprofit club that celebrates the culture, style and history of vintage British and European sports cars.



The Museum is proud to welcome car clubs, auto associations and special interest tours from all over New England during our summer events. To reserve a section at an event’s car show for your group, contact our NEAA™ & Events Director Toby Stinson by email at or by phone at (207) 594-4418 x112.


With more than a dozen rare, restored and replica aircraft in its collection, OHTM is thrilled to offer aircraft demonstrations at signature events throughout the season. The Museum’s top priority is to ensure the safety of our guests, volunteers and staff. As such, all air shows and biplane rides are weather dependent.


Free, onsite parking will be offered all day. Handicap accessible spaces are located to the immediate right of the Museum’s Main Entrance.


Mobility Equipment: A limited number of wheelchairs and walkers are available free of charge for use while visiting the Museum. Equipment is located near the restrooms in the Main Lobby and visitors may ask for assistance at the Front Desk.

Restrooms: Accessible restrooms are located both in the Main Lobby and State of Maine hallway.

Service Animals: Certified service animals or service animals-in-training are welcome to visit the Museum. Unfortunately, pets and other animals are not allowed inside the Museum or within the event grounds.