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Address: Route 17, Coopers Mills, ME
Phone Number: 207-549-7671
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Architectural antiques, signs and lace are all to be found at this antique...

Architectural antiques, signs and lace are all to be found at this antique shop.

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Big change from what it used to be

Glad they added some dealer with actual antiques and collectibles. I remember for years this was a place to go to just pick for "stuff" or stay in the car while the hubby looks... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2014
Momof2inMaine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Take your time in Elmer's Barn or you miss the point as well as some good deals. Places like this are disappearing fast from Maine, particularly in the MidCoast; savor them while you still can.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Glad they added some dealer with actual antiques and collectibles. I remember for years this was a place to go to just pick for "stuff" or stay in the car while the hubby looks like I used to. We heard it had changed over the years and had stopped by - definitely worth a stop. Prices weren't too bad but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Other reviewers are missing the point. Elmer's Barn is both a junk and antique/ vintage market. The second floor offers great prices from multiple dealers. My husband and I are planning a trip to Cooper's Mills to look for vintage hooks for a coat rack. The hour's drive is lovely on back roads. This is not a "tourist destination" but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I wasted 2 hours of my life searching for a fair deal at Elmer's Barn. Yes there are lots of rusty old tools (who knows if they work anymore) and the 2nd floor is full of overpriced 'antiques' (mostly junk). The entire place is a hazard for tripping over things. The prices are so high that they rarely move inventory,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Old tools and bits are what sets this big dusty place from the many other junk and stuff places here in Maine. I enjoyed myself and even found a couple of things. If you have a thing for old tools this might be the place to go.

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