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Wow, spectacular! We just happened upon this bridge and observatory. We loved it! Definitely go up into the observatory. It is cold up there, dress warmly in chilly weather and wear gloves. Railings are cold. Elevator to the top but some step walking but there...More
This beautiful, cable bridge over the Penobscot River is more than 2,000 feet long, but be sure to go up to the observatory in the West tower for great views! It was the first observation tower in the U.S. and is the tallest public-bridge observatory...More
My husband and I were recently on vacation in Maine and heard of this observation tower bridge. Since it was very near to where we were staying, we decided to visit it. I'm so glad we did! It wasn't like any bridge I'd ever been...More
On our way to Bar Harbor, we stopped to view the Penobscot Narrows Observatory and bridge. We had a very good view of the bridge and the Penobscot River and Bay that it crossed. We were also able to enjoy the autumn foliage and sear...More
We had driven over this bridge a couple years back never realizing you could go up inside one of the two towers until we crossed it again this year. The bridge is a stunning work of architecture. It's open May 1 to Oct 31. If...More
My partner and his family really wanted to go up to the tower observatory, so I attempted to join them. I made it up to the first little area where they let you off of the very smooth elevator ride, but my vertigo kicked in...More
Stumbled upon this place accidentally while driving around. For $16, we got two tickets for the tower observatory and Fort Knox. We spent hours here. The views atop the bridge were spectacular. It was definitely worth the stop.