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Boothbay Harbor, Maine: Trolls: Guardians of the Seeds

Five giant trolls made of recycled wood by artist Thomas Dambo can be found in among the trees at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Address:
105 Botanical Gardens Drive, Boothbay Harbor, ME
Directions:
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. From Boothbay turn west at the traffic circle onto Corey Lane, then bear right (no stoplight) onto Barters Island Rd. Drive one mile. Turn left onto Botanical Gardens Drive.
Hours:
May-Oct daily 9-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
207-633-8000
Admission:
Adults $24.
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Trolls: Guardians of the Seeds.

Guardians of the Seeds Trolls

A group of five mythical trolls has taken residence in the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. Created by artist Thomas Dambo in a two-year, $500,000 collaboration, these friendly giants are nestled along hidden paths, inviting visitors on a hunt to catch a glimpse. The sculptures, with Danish names related to the forest, expand Dambo's collection of 80 trolls found worldwide.

[Margaret Ivins, 09/06/2023]

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