Theaters and Museums

Museums

Brick Store Museum — ship models, historic displays, rare antiques, paintings, and decorative arts. 117 Main St, Kennebunk, (207) 985-4802.

Nott House — Greek Revival House.  1 hour historic walking tour of Kennebunkport also available. Open mid June to mid-October, Dock Square, Kennebunkport, (207) 967-2513 or 967-2751.

Seashore Trolley Museum — one of the largest collection of trolley cars in the world. Take countryside rides on historic trolleys.  195 Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport, (207) 967-2800

Ogunquit Museum of American Art — one of the best small museums in the nation.  Over 1600 works of art.  543 Shore Rd. Ogunquit, ME 03907 Phone: (207) 646-4909

Meeting House Museum — Part of the Historical Society of Wells and Ogunquit. Contains volumes of local histories, genealogies, diaries, and scrapbooks. 938 Post Road (U.S. Route 1), Wells, 207-646-4775

Portland Museum of Art — The Museum’s collection contains more than 17,000 fine and decorative works of art dating from the 18th century to the present.  7 Congress St, Portland, 775-6148.

Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine — features a wide variety of interactive exhibits and activities for children and families.  142 Free Street, Portland, (207) 828-1234.

Children’s Museum of New Hampshire — offers 2 floors of unique, interactive exhibits for children ages 1-12.  Explore world cultures, under-sea research, brain waves, dinosaurs, music, nature and much more.  6 Washington Street, Dover NH 03820, (603) 742-2002.

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Historical Societies

Kennebunkport Historical Society — 135 North St, Kennebunkport, (207) 967-2751.
Old York Historical Society–The Museums of Old York property extends down to the York River to the John Hancock Wharf, an 1800 Commercial warehouse which served as a Custom House during early trading and taxation.  207 York St., York, (207) 363-4974.

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Summer Theaters

Ogunquit Playhouse — The Ogunquit Playhouse has been bringing Broadway to the Beach for decades. With a history of legendary professional theatre showcasing the biggest shows and brightest stars of Broadway, the Ogunquit Playhouse has earned its title of “America’s Foremost Summer Theatre.”  Route 1, Ogunquit, ME 03907, Box Office: 207-646-5511.

Hackmatack Playhouse — is a summer stock theatre that showcases the talents of professional and developing thespians from the regional area. 538 Route 9, Berwick, (207) 698-1807.

Arundel Barn Playhouse — The Arundel Barn Playhouse offers live, professional, musical theatre productions, each running from June to Labor Day.  The Playhouse enjoys an enthusiastic and loyal audience of Maine year-round and summer residents.  53 Old Post Road, Arundel, Box office: 207-985-5552.