• women point to a place on a map
    Visitors explore the cultural elements of Maine displayed on a map outside of the trailer. Interactive games and installations teach visitors the historical and current cultural relevance of the Northern Forest region.
  • Rings of Time with teens in front of it
    Rings of Time is an interactive video installation that marries high tech and history by projecting historic film and photos of rural life onto the cross-section of a giant, 120-year-old white pine to a background of traditional music and spoken word. It helps bridge the gap between generations.
  • school-aged boys hold pencils up to a game
    These school-aged children get excited learning about the historical and current cultural importance of the region that is in their backyards.
  • a young school-aged girl with curly brown hair
    Young school children are enticed to learn more about the Northern Forest region by playing with interactive installations that reveal facts about the forest and the people that live within it.
  • Family with boy on father’s shoulders
    Families spend their Saturday learning about the Northern Forest, its cultural economic and environmental significance together.
  • trailer at length
    Ways of the Woods is a mobile high-quality museum on wheels. The tractor trailer makes its way across region and beyond to educate communities about the place they come from or that is just a day trip away.
  • Two older gentleman in front of a large map.
    Two visitors stop into our high-quality mobile museum to reflect on a time when people had a strong connection to the forestland around them. Ways of the Woods gives testament to the historical importance of the Northern Forest region while offering a look into the future of our forests and communities.
  • Woman with two young girls
    The large format maps and imagery of the Ways of the Woods exhibit makes it easy for people of all ages to learn something about the Northern Forest. Here a woman points out something interesting to two young girls.
  • shot of inside of trailer. Man with yellow shirt and shoulder bag
    The high-quality mobile museum combines all kinds of media including computer stations featuring community videos and personal profiles of people from across the Northern Forest.
  • Grandparents with their grandkid looking at video
    Ways of the Woods is a great way for older generations to share in learning with future generations. The high-quality mobile museum combines all kinds of media including computer stations featuring community videos and personal profiles of people from across the Northern Forest.
  • Kids at insect/critter interactibe game
    Young school children are enticed to learn more about the wildlife and ecology of the Northern Forest region by playing with interactive installations that reveal facts about the forest.
  • Rings of Time without anyone in frame
    Rings of Time is an interactive video installation that marries high tech and history by projecting historic film and photos of rural life onto the cross-section of a giant, 120-year-old white pine to a background of traditional music and spoken word.
  • Woman with school-aged boy peering into insteractive installation
    Parents and kids alike can enjoy the interactive games that are set up outside of the trailer as part of the mobile museum exhibit to learn more about the Northern Forest region and the people that live within it.
  • high-quality mobile museum
    The high-quality mobile museum combines all kinds of media including computer stations featuring community videos and personal profiles of people from across the Northern Forest.
  • woman in blue shirt with backpack looking at boots
    Visitors can learn more of the cultural heritage of the Northern Forest through display cases that showcase creative uses of wood and other non-timber forest products.