elcome to the Owls Head Transportation Museum's Online Education Resource Center. The Museum offers students, volunteers and the general public a wide range of opportunities and resources for learning about transportation history and transportation technologies, including Workshops, Guided Tours, Curricula and Classroom Activities, publications and the resources of the Lang Education Center and Library. Click on any of the topics below to learn more about our educational programs and resources.
Questions about Guided Tours, the Restoration Workshop, Curricula, Publications and other education matters should be directed to Ethan Yankura, OHTM's Education Director. Research requests and requests for photographs and other graphics should be directed to theLang Education Center and Library.
The Lang Library
5000 books and 10,000 periodicals, photographs, prints, documents, manuals, posters and articles of ephemera. A compendium of information for students, restorers, researchers, historians and transportation enthusiasts.
Winter Lectures and Workshops
A series of workshops and lectures covering a wide range of topics, from beginners Auto restoration to the Forces of Flight. Free Admission!
Groups can schedule a Guided Tour of the Museum. School Groups and other nonprofit educational groups receive free admission during regular museum hours.
Classroom Activities and Curriculum
Units and activities related to transportation and technology incorporating social studies, history, physics and math, and ready to be put to use by teachers.
The Museum offers two Workshop Classes, Principles of Flight and Paper Airplane Modeling. Each may be scheduled in conjunction with a tour, or as a stand-alone unit.
The Transportation Museum can help you find academic competitions appropriate for your class, including the Maine State Solar Sprints, which are held at the Museum each year.
The Museum's publications include the quarterly Strut & Axle (articles on history, biographies and photographs from transportation's Pioneer Era), our Collections Catalog and the Education 2000 Guide.
The Restoration Workshop
Learn the skills and techniques of maintaining, restoring, conserving and constructing antique aircraft, autos, engines, trucks and more.
Spectacular exhibitions featuring demonstrations of the Museum's aircraft, ground vehicles and engines, along with hundreds of exhibitors demonstrating antique autos, planes, engines, bicycles, motorcycles and trucks and commercial vehicles.
Become a Museum Volunteer and learn about any facet of the Museum's activities. Help out at Events, learn new skills in the Workshop or the Library, get involved in our Public Relations program or become a Tour Guidethe opportunities are virtually unlimited.