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Nervous Nellie's

598 Sunshine Road, Deer Isle, ME 04627
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Ranked #2 of 9 Attractions in Deer Isle
Type: Specialty Shops, Art Galleries
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Hudson, New York, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The husband and wife team who operate this little oasis of art and food have been refining their craft for many years. Annie makes very tasty jams, jellies and chutney and her husband makes the most remarkable sculptures from found objects. They have moved several old buildings from other parts of the area and populated them with a fantastic array... More

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Eddington, Maine
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108 reviews 108 reviews
9 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

What a fun, and interesting place. Can not wait to return again and finish our exploration of all the unique sculptures and displays. A must see stop on any Deer Isle visit.

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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88 reviews 88 reviews
14 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We picked a drizzly day to do some shopping around Deer Isle and having seen a brochure from Nervous Nellie's, decided to stop by. The brochure had not prepared us for the scale and scope of the art on display here. From the parking area, you can see an incredible assortment of life sized and larger than life sculptures and... More

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Port Ewen, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Nervous Nellie's is a unique treasure. Our family returns every year when we visit beautiful Deer Isle in the summer. We love tasting all the samples even though we KNOW we're getting the case of our old favorites and some as gifts for our neighbors and friends who start dropping hints before we leave ( Are you going to that... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Glad we found this great place. We had a magical morning eating the great scones and sampling the jellies. We took a relaxing stroll through the one of a kind sculpture garden exploring Peter's unique and marvelous installations. You will never see it all in one trip! and you will never see anything like it anywhere else! Take the time... More

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Stow, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was such a wonderful surprise. The sculptures and creations are fantastic and quite unique. The Wild West and King Arthur scenes are haunting and stay with you long after you leave. I started looking at my household junk a bit different too. The scones and jam are great and it is a very friendly place. Not too far away... More

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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This place is magical for kids young and old. We spent a couple of hours marvelling at the village and the many sculptures. Wonderful scones and coffee. Also a great opportunity to see many of the works of local artisans.

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Brunswick, Maine
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151 reviews 151 reviews
27 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The art is everywhere and some of the most creative pieces you have ever seen. Where else can you walk into art? AND have a sandbox for your four year old to entertain herself in while you can actually sit and enjoy your coffee, homemade scone with the best jam in the world? AND the cleanest porta-potty I have ever... More

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Garland, Texas
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107 reviews 107 reviews
30 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We have been here five times over the last 11 years and still love to visit, especially when we bring someone who has never been here before. You just cannot describe the "different" sculptures and buildings/scenes---and there are more each year-plus the different food lines are also increasing along with all kinds of gifts. It is a One of a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
28 attraction reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We took a trip to this place not knowing what it was. Well I can honestly say we had 2 hours of peace, amusement, entertainment, and just total relaxation.In the middle of nowhere. Just past the third star on the right you come to this never never land. Oh how worthwhile it is to find. We were welcomed by a... More

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