11th Annual Maine Ski Heritage Classic Auction

February 9, 2018

This is our 11th year presenting the Maine Ski Heritage Classic Auction. It is our largest fundraiser filled with many items to bid on. During the day, you can visit our exhibit at the Base Lodge at Sugarloaf from 10:30-2pm. There will be a few of the items on the auction list, plus a full list of items to entice you to the actual auction. This event is held at the Sugarloaf Inn from 4 - 6pm,... Read more

Ski Museum is OPEN!

December 21, 2017

The Ski Museum is now open!

As you are heading to Sugarloaf - be sure to stop in at the newly renovated Ski Museum of Maine! We are open 7 days a week, 9am - 5pm. There is something for everyone to see - from the earliest skis from the Aroostook County where the first Swedish immigrants landed to a display replica of a 1930's King & Dexter ski shop (once located in downtown Portland in the 1930s).... Read more

The Renovation Project is underway!

November 2, 2017

The Ski Museum is in the midst of a renovation! The renovation started at the top by removing the suspended ceiling to reveal a magnificent tin ceiling which was painted and now there are "museum" worthy Juno lights installed. The walls have been white-washed and all the trim painted white. The carpet has been removed and a new vinyl flooring is installed! This renovation is happening due to the... Read more

History vs. Heritage

April 27, 2017

The mission of the Ski Museum of Maine is to preserve and present the history and heritage of skiing. Most people expect us to preserve Maine’s skiing history, so what does heritage mean? What is the difference between history and heritage? History is the facts and figures, it is the artifacts, it is the tangible parts of the past. Heritage is different. Heritage is the taste of hot chocolate and the smell of wet wool from skiing’s past. It is the memories. Read more