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Conservation Technician Harper Batsford Gets the Mansion in Tiptop Shape

A lot happens behind closed doors in the off-season! Since last year, the Mansion has been lucky to retain the services of Harper Batsford, a trained Collections Maintenance Technician. Harper has been going from room to room, intensively cleaning the hard to reach nooks and crannies of the house, including the intricate perforated frieze work [...]

Dress from Mansion’s Collection featured in Maine Historical Society Exhibit

Victoria Mansion is pleased to have a pure-dye silk taffeta dress and jacket ensemble from our collection featured in the Maine Historical Society's current exhibition, World War I and the Maine Experience. The exhibition, which opened February 3 and runs through early June, celebrates the centennial of America's entrance in World War I, specifically honoring [...]

School Tours at the Mansion

Closed to the public doesn't mean that there's down time here at the Mansion. This off-season over 550 students from area schools will be coming to participate in the Mansion's interdisciplinary programs, free of charge. This year elementary students in Scarborough, Windham-Raymond, Cape Elizabeth, Portland, and the Levey Day School will benefit from A Century [...]

Middle School Summer Camp

This July, Victoria Mansion is partnering with Maine Historical Society to offer a day camp for middle school students. Campers will learn about what goes on behind the scenes at a museum as well as social and artistic practices of the nineteenth century. In addition to the two host sites, there will be trips [...]

Join us TONIGHT, June 17 at the Mansion for the Release Party for Allagash Brewing’s 2016 Victoria Ale

A Belgian-style ale brewed with white wine grapes in the mash, Victoria Ale presents a complex flavor with subtle herbal and vinous notes. Part of the proceeds from the brew's annual limited release are donated to benefit Victoria Mansion's historic preservation and education mission. Held outdoors on the Mansion's private lawn, the event includes [...]

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