BRICK STORE MUSEUM
Discover more about historic Kennebunkport…
117 Main Street in downtown Kennebunk.
The Brick Store Museum was founded in 1936 by Edith Cleaves Barry, who created a repository for her family’s artworks and collections she inherited from her great grandfather, the wealthy merchant and shipowner William Lord. Today, that 1825 structure is the focal point of the Museum’s Main Street complex encompassing five historical buildings showcasing nearly 70,000 artifacts and archival materials relating to the heritage of the Kennebunks.
Visitors from throughout the country and around the globe have discovered that The Brick Store Museum is not just a dusty attic. Here, you’ll find what you are looking for…and a lot more that you weren’t expecting.
Discover more about The Brick Store Museum, Kennebunkport Maine.
Yesteryear in historic Kennebunkport…
The Seashore Trolley Museum was founded in 1939, with one open trolley car, #31 from the Biddeford and Saco Railroad. Today, the collection contains over 250 transit vehicles, most of them trolleys, from all over the United States, Canada, and many other countries. The Museum is the oldest, and largest, electric railway museum in the world.
Ride by rail through the Maine countryside aboard one of the restored early 1900’s electric streetcars. Witness the sights and sounds of a very important bygone era in American transportation history.
Learn how streetcars moved the people who built our major cities, and how they helped develop the suburbs surrounding them.
Discover more about the Kennebunkport Seashore Trolley Museum.
Discover our Maine maritime heritage…
Whether you love maritime art, wooden vessels, historic buildings on the Kennebunk River waterfront, or you’d just like to experience the challenges of life at sea … Maine Maritime Museum offers a myriad of opportunities to relive Maine’s maritime past.
In addition to many scheduled programs including school activities, lectures, boat cruises and more, the Museum offers visitors first-hand looks at thousands of historic maritime artifacts, many of them unique to our collections. Visitors of all ages and interests will enjoy our wide variety of exhibits.
Discover more about the Maine Maritime Museum, just over an hour from Kennebunkport.