There’s plenty to do while it’s raining in Bangor, Maine! Here we have some options that will help you to plan according to the weather. We’ve got museums, shopping, restaurants, indoor attractions and more to keep you busy on a rainy day!

Emera Astronomy Center

Astronomy Center

Located at the University of Maine at Orono the Emera Astronomy Center at UMaine is a family-friendly space center. The center showcases an interactive 3-D dome theater screen and presentation. This is educational and fun!


UMaine Museum of Art


Visit the rotating art exhibits at the University of Maine Museum of Art in down town Bangor.

Take a tour of the Cole Land Transportation Museum. There you’ll find preserved vehicles, collected and displayed transportation equipment.

Learn and laugh with your children at the Maine’s largest children’s museum, the Maine Discovery Museum. Located in downtown Bangor the museum provides opportunities for children to do hands-on, interactive exhibits and learn while having fun!


Bangor Public Library

Public Library

Browse through thousands upon thousands of books at the Bangor Public Library. Check out their event calendar for events!


Gracie Theatre at Husson University

Performing Arts Theatre

The Gracie Theatre at Husson University is a 500 seat center for the fine and performing arts. There you’ll find some great shows to enjoy!


Currently located in downtown Bangor the Penobscot Theatre has been around for more than 40 years. They have many wonderful artistic performances.


Hollywood Casino Bangor


Try your luck at Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway; slot machines, table games, and off-track betting.


Local Eateries

There are lots of eateries in and around Bangor to choose from! You’ll find some Maine-style dining, fancy accommodations, casual eating, great views, downtown bars and more!

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Bangor Police Department

Meet a celebrity…duck!

Visit the famous Duck of Justice at the Bangor Police Department. If you haven’t heard, Officer Tim Cotton has gained the Bangor Police Department a huge following on Facebook. They’re famous!


Bangor Mall

Indoor Shopping 

Here’s your opportunity for a little indoor shopping at the Bangor Mall. Includes; JC Penney, American Eagle, Victoria’s Secret, Hollister, Express, Bath and Body Works, Aeropostale, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and more!


Bangor Mall Cinemas 10

Movie Theater 

Visit the Bangor Mall Cinema to see newly released and trending movies.


Orono Trampoline Park

Indoor Recreational Activities 

Get ready for a jumpin’ good time at Orono Trampoline Park located in Orono, ME. About 10 miles outside of Bangor.

Go bowling at Sports Arena in Bangor. They also have an arcade, pool table, food, and some outdoor activities for when it’s not raining!

Experience an indoor rock climbing wall at University of Maine at Orono with Maine Bound Adventure Center.

The New Balance Recreation Center at University of Maine at Orono is an indoor facility with many things to do! Included is a workout area, indoor pool, sauna, hot tub, running track, and basketball court. Perfect for a rainy day!