Museum & Archives

MuseumLocated in the sanctuary of the former St. Dominic’s Church, our expanding museum contains historic documents and photographs, digital restoration services, a permanent exhibit on John Ford, archives of Governor Brennan’s press papers, documents related to St. Dominic’s Church, artifacts and oral histories on Irish immigrants and Irish Americans in Maine.

To see some of our exhibits, click here to access our virtual museum!

We welcome you to come visit and learn more about the Irish in Maine.  In the fall and winter months, the Museum is open by appointment.  Call 207-780-0118 for more information.


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Contact Us

Maine Irish Heritage Center
Corner of Gray and State Street
PO Box 7588
Portland, ME 04112-7588
(207) 780-0118
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Protect, preserve and restore the historic landmark that was formerly St. Dominic’s Church, a hub of the early Irish Community in Maine.
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Funding provided to the MIHC by the Emigrant Support Program of: