Waterville Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Waterville; our list of the best things to see, including Colby College, Colby College Museum of Art and Gifford's Famous Ice Cream.
  • The best place in Waterville: Colby College

    Colby College

    Mayflower Hill Drive
    The college hosts musical and theatrical performances, sports, lectures, and many other cultural events. Check the news and events page for listings.
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  • Colby College Museum of Art

    Colby College Museum of Art

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  • Gifford's Famous Ice Cream

    Gifford's Famous Ice Cream

    170 Silver St
    www.giffordsicecream.com World-class ice cream from a small town in Maine - available at markets, ice cream stands, and restaurants throughout the northeast.
  • Downtown and Kennebec River

    once allowing factory workers access to mills on either side of the river
    Several large mills remain standing but closed. The 1903 Ticonic footbridge (also called the Two Cent Bridge) crosses the Kennebec between Waterville and neighboring Winslow, once allowing factory workers access to mills on either side of the river, now an interesting site to visit.
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  • Railroad Square Cinema

    17 Railroad Square
    Shows nightly and weekend matinees. One of Maine's leading independent and international movie houses and venue for the Maine International Film Festival. Art by local artists available for sale.
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  • Redington Museum

    62 Silver Street
    Memorial Day through Labor Day, Tuesday through Saturday. Maintained by the Waterville Historical Society, this house contains 18th and 19th century artifacts from its original inhabitants and other local families.
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  • Maine Made Shop

    93 Main Street
    Souvenirs and Maine-made products of all kinds, from Maine maple syrup to Maine-knit socks.
  • Waterville Opera House

    93 Main Street
    A grand theater space offering a variety of performances throughout the year. Also a venue for the Maine International Film Festival.
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  • Colby Bookstore

    5400 Mayflower Hill Drive
    Not only the source for college textbooks and all manner of Colby gear, this independent bookstore features Colby authors, books on local topics, and contemporary fiction and nonfiction.
  • Jorgensen's Cafe

    103 Main Street
    Coffee shop offering sandwiches, wine and gourmet treats.
  • Mainely Brews

    1 Post Office Square
    Bar popular with both locals and college students.
  • Bootleggers

    26 Elm Street
  • Waterville Farmers' Market

    Appleton Street
    May-Oct Th 2PM-6PM; Nov-Apr every third Th of month 2PM-4PM. Farmers' featuring a variety of locally grown, raised, or crafted products.
  • Gifford's Ice Cream

    170 Silver Street
    Waterville location of a Maine ice cream chain headquartered in nearby Skowhegan. Unique local flavors include Moose Tracks, Whoopie Pie, and Grape-nuts.
  • Silver Street Tavern

    Silver Street Tavern

    2 Silver St
    Silver Street Tavern is open for lunch starting at 11am and is open til 1am, Tuesday thru Saturday
  • Cancun


    14 Silver Street
    Central Maine's number 1 choice for authentic mexican cuisine.
  • Asian Cafe

    Asian Cafe

    53 Bay St
  • Buen Apetito

    Buen Apetito

    4 Chaplin St
  • Grand Central Cafe

    Grand Central Cafe

    10 Railroad Sq
  • Amici's Cucina

    Amici's Cucina

    135 Main Street
    Amici's Cucina Italian Cuisine
  • Pad Thai Too

    400 Kennedy Memorial Dr
  • Jorgensen's Cafe

    103 Main St.
  • Mainely Brews Tavern

    Mainely Brews Tavern

    1 Post Office Sq
  • Ming Lee Chinese Restaurant

    365 Main St
  • Bolley's Famous Franks

    Bolley's Famous Franks

    96 College Ave
  • The Last Unicorn

    8 Silver St
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EDIT THIS ITINERARY Our list of places in Waterville uses some content from Wikipedia and Wikivoyage.