Winter School Vacation Week Activities

Feb 20 - Feb 24 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us at the Owls Head Transportation Museum for free Winter School Vacation Week activities.
All workshops begin at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM each day.

The Owls Head Transportation Museum is pleased to offer an exciting array of children’s activities throughout February school vacation week. Beginning on Monday, Feb. 20 and extending through Friday, Feb. 24, the Museum will host workshops beginning at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. each day. Early registration is open to Museum members at the Household Membership level and up on January 30, registration for non-members opens on February 10.

Designed for youth ages six to 14, these fun educational workshops are free to the public and materials are provided (suggested donation $5.) Pre-registration is strongly encouraged as seating is limited, children participating in vacation week activities must be accompanied by an adult.

This Week Only!

Special price on New Household Memberships

Become a member of the Owls Head Transportation Museum today! During February Vacation Week-February 18 through 26- visitors are invited to purchase a new Household Membership at the discounted rate of $55 (thats a $20 savings)! Membership provides numerous benefits including free daily admission as well as free admission to all programs and events, guest passes and a subscription to our Strut & Axle quarterly membership publication.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday, February 20: Paper Airplane Workshop

Open to a variety of skill levels, these paper airplanes range from the usual to some exotic gliders that fly on a wave of air.

Tuesday, February 21: Mousetrap Cars

Join the Museum in building your own car, powered by a mousetrap. Who can build the better mousetrap? Find out at OHTM!

Wednesday, February 22: Stick and Tissue Airplanes

Using balsa sticks, tissue paper, glue and a rubber band, participants will each build a flying model airplane.

Thursday, February 23: Electric Cars

Participants will each build a small electric car and then have the opportunity to test their creations in the Museum.

Friday, February 24: Hot Air Balloons

(10:00 a.m. session only due to project length) Students will build their own colorful, working hot air balloons with tissue paper and glue, before testing their balloons inside the Museum using a heat gun.

While the Winter Vacation Week activities are free, admission for visitors wishing to view the museum is $14 for adults ($10 for visitors over 65). Children and youth under 18 are admitted free of charge. To register a student for any February Vacation Week Workshop please call the Museum at (207) 594-4418.

For further information about these workshops and all educational programs offered by the Museum please contact Owls Head Transportation Museum Education Director Ethan Yankura at (207) 594-4418 or by email at

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