The Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum is located at
the corner of
Routes 4 and 17 in Oquossoc Village in Rangeley, Maine.
A visit to the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum (OSHM)
is sure to capture the imagination and spark a greater interest in
Rangeley's unique and intriguing outdoor history. The museum offers
several important artifacts in its extensive historical collections
that creatively share the region's colorful history. The Outdoor
Sporting Heritage Museum is located in the nearby village of Oquossoc
and was recently named by Yankee Magazine as the "Best Sporting Museum
in New England". In the summer of 2014 the OSHM will premiere
four new exhibits...Rangeley's Famous Trout & Salmon", Stan Bogdan...The
World's Greatest Fly Reel Maker", George Sheppard page...The man Who
Changed Rangeley Forever" and "The Maine Warden Service".
The Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum offers its
visitors award-winning exhibits with artifacts highlighting such
Rangeley icons as: Fly Rod Crosby, Herb Welch, Carrie
Stevens and "We Took To The Woods” author Louise
Dickinson Rich, just to name a few. Our collection also features
numerous 10,000 year old Paleo Native American artifacts, two
world-famous Rangeley Boats, an extensive array of antique sporting
equipment, a working silk fly line making machine, numerous works of
art and a gift shop. These are just a few examples of what
awaits visitors at the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum.
Premiering Four Brand new
exhibits to open in 2014
New Exhibits Opening Summer
"Rangeley's Famous Brook
Trout and Salmon” An brand new exhibit featuring
mounts, tracings & art and some great fish stories shared by the
region's families from 1860 to 1960 highlighting the ones that didn't
– The work and memorabilia of perhaps America’s greatest fly reel
builders and craftsman
George Shepard Page,
“The Man Who Changed Rangeley Forever"
The Maine Warden Service,An exhibit featuring artifacts from the nation’s oldest
conservation law agency.
NEW Extended Hours of Operation for
We are open For the 2014 season - 10-4pm Fri. & Sat.
(We will be open 10-4
/Friday.-Monday Memorial Day)
July & August: Open Seven Days, 10-4PM
September: Weds.-Sun. 10-4PM
October: Fri. & Sat. 10-4PM
Please become part of this exciting adventure to preserve our
and help ensure its future.
The Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum Established