• All That’s Old is New Again – Honoring the Past While Looking to the Future 

    New Schedule – Effective week of August 29th, 2022.

    Beginning September 1, 2022 we will be open for tours Thursday and Friday from  10:00-3:15 and Saturday from 10:00 to 12:15.

     Our 19th Annual Knox Night fundraiser is held on the water’s edge at the Samoset Resort, August 11, 2022. We hope you will join us for our first and every event over the course of the year with your friends, family, neighbors, summer visitors, and service members.

    Each visit, each event, each property improvement in 2022 is a progressive underpinning of our yearlong Centenary Celebration in 2029. Come with us on every step of the adventure.

    See our full list of events here.

    If you’d like to volunteer for an event or as a docent, call our information line: 207-354-8062

    What you don’t know about Henry Knox is a lot.

    He was there. At Trenton.  Brandywine. Valley Forge. And Yorktown. Henry Knox was there. He was Chief of Artillery. He was the one who yelled: “Fire!” For eight and a half long bloody years, he was there. Right in the thick of it.

    Knox earned the respect and life-long friendship of George Washington, was his right-hand man throughout the war, stood beside him crossing the Delaware, and served in his cabinet. He may not have signed the Declaration of Independence, but he sure as heck did risk his neck to make it possible.

    Henry Knox was somebody, still is somebody, you should totally know.


    Mission Statement
    The General Henry Knox Museum (dba Knox Museum) honors the life, times, and legacy of Henry Knox; the heritage of Montpelier; and the veterans and families who have served, and continue to serve, our nation.

    Tax Status
    The General Henry Knox Museum, (dba Knox Museum), is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization operating Montpelier, Thomaston, Maine. Fed. I.D. #: 01-0427323.

    Team & Board Members

    Knox Museum Staff

    • Lee Heffner
      Lee Heffner Interim Director


    • Knox Museum
      Knox Museum Main Office

      30 High Street | PO Box 326

      Thomaston, ME 04861



    • Delores Allen
      Delores Allen Executive Assistant



      (207) 354-8062

    Board of Trustees

    • Necole Dabrio Janczura
      Necole Dabrio Janczura Chairman
    • Herman S. Kohlmeyer, Jr.
      Herman S. Kohlmeyer, Jr. Treasurer
    • Anne E. Perkins
      Anne E. Perkins Trustee
    • Anne Williams Kohlmeyer
      Anne Williams Kohlmeyer Trustee
    • Avery Jenkins
      Avery Jenkins Trustee
    • Barry Hodge
      Barry Hodge Trustee
    • Brianne Brophy
      Brianne Brophy Trustee
    • Carol Achterhof
      Carol Achterhof Trustee
    • David Edfors
      David Edfors Trustee
    • Dr. James O. Pringle
      Dr. James O. Pringle Trustee
    • Elisabeth Henshaw
      Elisabeth Henshaw Trustee
    • Karen Smith
      Karen Smith Trustee
    • Lynn Taylor
      Lynn Taylor Trustee
    • Michael Moore
      Michael Moore Trustee
    • Mimi Munson
      Mimi Munson Trustee
    • Molly S. Kellogg
      Molly S. Kellogg Trustee
    • Russell Wolfertz, Jr.
      Russell Wolfertz, Jr. Trustee
    • Susan Fay
      Susan Fay Trustee
    • Wayne Mallar
      Wayne Mallar Trustee
    • Winston Jenkins
      Winston Jenkins Trustee
    Honorary & Ex-Officio Trustees

    • Doris Buffett
      Doris Buffett Honorary Trustee
    • Renny A. Stackpole
      Renny A. Stackpole Honorary Trustee

    Current & Upcoming Exhibitions & Events @ Knox Museum

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    Experience Knox Museum

    We invite you to explore for yourself the people and purpose behind the American Revolution. Our doors and grounds are open for you to touch, feel, smell, and even taste life as it was 242 years ago and imagine, in new ways, what it was like to participate in creating monumental, historic change.

    This is Knox Museum. Very revolutionary.

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