Now is the time to come back to Norlands

Maple Sunday Returns

Join us for Maple Sunday, March 26 from 9 until 12. 

Purchase $20 VIP tickets here for a special opportunity to eat in the main house dining room. Purchase breakfast  tickets at the door – $10 Adults, $5 children.

Become a Member

To help save the Norlands, please become a member.  Your membership supports our essential operations, making it possible for us to remain open all year. Plus, you receive free admission to Norlands all year.



Experience Norlands as it was in 1870 - as it is today.

"We really enjoyed our visit to Norlands this past Friday. The staff were both pleasant and professional. The history is quite alive at the Washburn home! Thanks again for a memorable time!"
Michael Bell ~
Manchester, ME
Discover Norlands

Norlands is a 400-acre estate which includes a stately Victorian country mansion with farmer’s cottage, a gothic-style granite library, a Universalist meetinghouse, a one-room schoolhouse, and an expanse of picturesque working farmland.

School-age Educational Learning Experiences

Students learn how life was in the 1870s by doing the things Norlands residents have done since its founding.

Dirigo - I Lead

Who were the remarkable Washburns who built Norlands, led states and people, invented, explored, innovated and always returned home to Maine?

Try your hand...

Re-discover the tools and skills that built rural Maine - try your hand with a Norlands' Rural Arts Experience.