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"Best Sporting Museum in New England" 

May /June 2014.



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 WelchCarrie 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 2014:

  • "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 get away!

  • Stan Bogdan – 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 2014

We are open For the 2014 season - 10-4pm Fri. & Sat.
(We will be open 10-4 /Friday.-Monday Memorial Day)

June: Weds.-Sun. 10-4PM
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 past
and help ensure its future.

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