15 Must-Visit Antique Stores in Maine

Published June 16, 2021
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In addition to the state's famously beautiful scenery, antique stores in Maine are well worth a trip on their own. Whether you're out for a weekend drive and want to pick up some treasures along the way or you're making a special trip to shop for antiques in the pine tree state, don't miss these amazing antique shops in Maine. These great shops are arranged in order as you might drive northeast from Portsmouth, NH, mostly along the coast.

Columbary House Antiques - Cape Neddick

1286 US Route 1
Cape Neddick, ME

Located in a Greek revival farmhouse and its outbuildings, Columbary House Antiques in Cape Neddick offers a beautiful shopping experience if you love to browse. With more than 20 dealers, you'll find everything here. There are antiques from every period and of every type. Look for tools, sporting goods, books, crystal, jewelry, furniture, and everything else as you take your time perusing the store. Hours are seasonal, so check the times before you go.

Antique Shops in Maine

R. Jorgensen Fine Period Antiques - Wells

502 Post Road, US Rte 1
Wells, ME

Specializing in high end antique furniture, art, and decorative items, R. Jorgensen Fine Period Antiques in Wells is a great place to find that perfect item you've been looking for. The shop is located in a mill house dating to the 1600s, and it includes carefully curated items from around the world. You'll find everything from Scandinavian antiques to French pieces, all beautifully crafted. The shop is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Reeds Antiques - Wells

1773 Post Rd.
Wells, ME

Perfect for browsing, Reeds Antiques in Wells offers a wide array of primitives, furniture, tools, and collectibles. Prices are fair, and the staff is especially friendly and knowledgeable. If you're looking for something specific, ask. Otherwise, take your time looking at the wares. Reeds Antiques is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week.

Antiques on Nine - Kennebunk

81 Western Ave.
Kennebunk, ME

If you love European antiques, lighting, and unique home decorating items, you can't miss Antiques on Nine in Kennebunk. You'll also find reproduction pieces here, especially furniture and decorative items. This store is special because of the beautiful styling used in the displays and the friendly staff. It's open seasonally with varying hours, so check the current hours for the time of year you're visiting.

Arundel Antiques - Arundel

1713 Portland Rd.
Arundel, ME

With two floors of antiques and over 200 dealers, Arundel Antiques in Arundel is one of the best antique malls in Maine. You'll find everything from vintage glassware to advertising art, as well as furniture, primitives, and more. There's also an outdoor flea market that's open year-round if you would prefer to shop in the open air. Arundel Antiques is open year-round from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.

Cabot Mill Antiques - Brunswick

14 Maine St.
Brunswick, ME

Located in an old textile mill, Cabot Mill Antiques in Brunswick offers more than 16,000 square feet of treasures. You'll find antique books, furniture, china, quilts, textiles, and much more. There are more than 160 vendors, so each booth has a unique feel and a special selection of items. The staff are very knowledgeable and advise shoppers to snap up treasures they like, since the selection is always changing. Cabot Mill Antiques is open every day from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Indian Trail Antiques - Newcastle

23 Indian Trail Rd.
Newcastle, ME

Housed in a huge, restored barn, Indian Trail Antiques in Newcastle offers four floors and 15,000 square feet of potential treasures. It's a great resource for nautical antiques, as well as farm tools, vintage toys, automotive antiques, and more. This is also a great place to look for Coca-Cola collectibles and other fun vintage items. The hours are seasonal, so it's a good plan to check before you visit.

The Art of Antiquing - Round Pond

4 Back Shore Rd.
Round Pond, ME

Personally curated by dealer Margaret Brown, who travels to Europe to source items for the store, The Art of Antiquing is a must-stop antique shop in Maine. You'll find incredible original art, fine furniture, serving pieces, jewelry, and much more. Each item is hand chosen and artfully displayed, and the experience of shopping in the restored historical building that houses the shop is akin to time travel. The Art of Antiquing has varying seasonal hours, so it's a good idea to check the times when you're planning your trip.

Hallowell Antique Mall - Hallowell

191 Water St.
Hallowell, ME

With over 16,000 square feet and 30 dealers, the Hallowell Antique Mall is another must-stop antique mall in Maine. The mall is housed in two buildings and offers every type of antique you might imagine, including books, furniture, glassware, tools, jewelry, stamps, and more. The Hallowell Antique Mall is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Fairfield Antiques Mall - Fairfield

382 Skowhegan Rd.
Fairfield, ME

If you're making a tour of antique malls in Maine, you simply must include the Fairfield Antiques Mall on your trip. Conveniently located in central Maine, this mall has everything: furniture, lighting, rare coins, art, and more. It's open from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week, year-round.

Treasures and Trash Barn - Searsport

156 E Main St.
Searsport, ME

With an incredibly friendly staff and a constantly changing selection of antiques, Treasures and Trash Barn is ideal if you love the thrill of the hunt. There are lots of rusty cast iron items, maritime antiques, license plates, and lots of other interesting pieces. The store doesn't have a website, but you can reach the owner by phone at (207) 548-2787. The hours vary by the season, but reviewers on Yelp report that the owner will open the shop by appointment if you're looking for something.

Central Maine Antique Mall - Bangor

1372 Union St.
Bangor, ME

While Central Maine Antique Mall in Bangor is one of the best antique malls in Maine due to its size and selection, it's an absolutely essential stop for anyone who is interested in antique art. In addition to nautical antiques, furniture, books, and other wares, this antique mall specializes in all kinds of antique art. You'll find paintings from local artists, as well as special pieces from centuries past. Central Maine Antique Mall is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week.

Big Chicken Barn Books and Antiques - Ellsworth

1768 Bucksport Rd.
Ellsworth, ME

If you collect vintage and antique books, you cannot skip Big Chicken Barn Books and Antiques in Ellsworth. The entire second floor of this gigantic restored poultry barn is devoted to more than 150,000 rare books and periodicals. The first floor, which measures more than 21,000 square feet, houses all kinds of antiques presented in a casual way that encourages browsing. Big Chicken Barn Books and Antiques is open seven days a week from 10:00 am. Closing time varies with the season.

Artisans and Antiques - Winter Harbor

357 Main St.
Winter Harbor, ME

If you're interested in nautical antiques, you can't miss this antique store in Maine. Artisans and Antiques, located in Winter Harbor, has a constantly changing selection of maritime items, old books, local watercolors, and other special pieces. This is an approachable shop with a wide range of charming items. Hours are seasonal, so it's a good idea to check before your trip.

The Clutter Shop - Lubec

371 County Rd., Route 189
Lubec, ME

With a curated selection of charming antique and vintage pieces dating from the 1700s through the 1980s, The Clutter Shop in Lubec has gorgeous displays that will inspire you to update your decor at home. If you're touring antique shops in Maine, you can't skip this one - particularly if you collect vinyl, books, and ephemera. It's also a great place to find furniture and decorative items. The Clutter Shop is open Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sundays from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Enjoy the View as You Shop for Antiques in Maine

No matter where you live or travel, visiting antique stores can make a great weekend adventure or road trip. Maine is one of the best states for antique shopping and sight-seeing at the same time. Take some time to enjoy the view as you drive from antique store to antique store in the pine tree state.

15 Must-Visit Antique Stores in Maine