- TripBuzz found 42 things to do indoors in the Southwest Harbor area. From Wendell Gilley Museum to Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop, Southwest Harbor offers a variety of rainy day activities and other fun things to do indoors — including 44 indoor attractions with ratings over 90%.
- There are 27 different types of things to do inside in or near Southwest Harbor, Maine. Some of the most popular types of these activities include: Specialty Museums, Food Shops, Art Gallery and Movie Theaters.
- There are 2 indoor activities in Southwest Harbor, and 40 indoor attractions in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Deer Isle, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor and Mount Desert.
Opera House Arts is an independent theater that hosts a wide variety of entertainments. From first-run movies to community theater productions, from professional drama to musical performances, they offer a changing array of productions from season to season.
Deer Isle Granite Museum was founded in 1996 to capture and preserve the history of Deer Isle's quarrying industry. The museum features a working model of a granite quarry with moving cars, trains, and boats.
Hosting a variety of activities at its facility, Island Community Center is a place where the locals congregate for arts and crafts, sports, and fundraisers. The center hosts a farmer's market where visitors can purchase organic foods from local farmers.
Downeast Scenic Railroad shows mostly scenic images of the forest during the trip. While on board, some history of the attraction is given along the way through a recording. Some train enthusiasts have found this well worth their time.
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Established in 1959, the Deer Isle-Stonington Historical Society has a mission to preserve, catalog, and enhance awareness of local history and culture. The society maintains a variety of exhibits and galleries.
Castine Historical Handworks is a quaint gift shop that celebrates traditional craftsmen and artists from the local areas in and around New England. Jewelry, photography, bird carvings, metal work, and fruit preserves are amongst the many offerings.
Visitors can learn about the history of Castine at the Castine Historical Society by looking at maps, photographs, artifacts, essays, and books, particularly about the Penobscot Expedition, a Revolutionary War battle. The facility also hosts special exhibits on a regular basis.