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The Seal Cove Auto Museum

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Address: 1414 Tremont Rd., Rt. 102, Seal Cove, ME 04612
Phone Number: 207-244-9242
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Description: The Seal Cove Auto Museum exhibits a wide variety of antique autos, from...
The Seal Cove Auto Museum exhibits a wide variety of antique autos, from an 1899 Dedion Bouton to a 1924 Mercer, with a special emphasis on examples from the "Brass Era" (1895-1917). Antique care enthusiasts as well as those who simply enjoy cars from the past will delight in the beauty, mystery and romance of this unique collection. Open Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend, 10-5, seven days a week.
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Return Visits are as rewarding as the first time visit!

We went back for a second visit to the auto museum two years after our first visit (our last time in Maine). It was just as good as the first time around. The collection is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We went back for a second visit to the auto museum two years after our first visit (our last time in Maine). It was just as good as the first time around. The collection is impressive and changes, the information plagues are very informative and interesting to not just auto buffs, and the setting is wonderful. Even though I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We have been coming to MDI several years and heard about Seal Cove Auto Museum but finally took a drive and visited. WOW! Very impressive display. Many unusual and one of a kind automobiles from the brass era. Beautiful 1911 Stanley Steamer. Very Clean and very friendly staff. Can easily spend a couple hours in the Museum. Worth the drive... More 

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Didn't even know this existed until one of our family members mentioned reading something about it. We (9 of us) decided to go check it out and we were so glad we did! Eric was on the desk and he was SO pleasant! He told us about the former owner of the cars and how the foundation was formed after... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We took a drive around the island on one of the days that Bar Harbor was fogged in. We stopped in to check out the auto collection as I am a car enthusiast. They have some real gems. The collection is mostly of the brass era, but some world class restorations. There are a few never touched cars there too... More 

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Boones Mill, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This museum is a true treasure! With a plethora of early antique autos and fascinating historical info, my wife and I were mesmerized and delighted. Not to be missed.

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Rollinsford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We loved the variety and history of the antique automobiles. They have the right people for their staff! Knowledgeable and friendly!

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Finding this museum is worth the trip off the main road. The collection of card displays a wide range of very old cars. I appreciated that not all the cars were in perfect condition, this helped to better tell the story.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Wow. We spent around an hour here... just by chance. Driving around MDI we came across a sign directing us towards the museum. For $6 adult (children and senior discount) it was a steal. We enjoyed all the artifacts and info areas. A family with children (3ish-11ish) were present and they had kid Activities/scavenger hunt to keep them entertained. They... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice display of the Brass Era of automobiles. The staff is extremely friendly and knowledgable and are willing to share their car expertise. It was a wonderful opportunity to experience a piece of American History that many people do not know about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

From the road there seems to be a large warehouse type building and a sign advertising Seal Cove Auto Museum. Where we were staying did not have good Wi-Fi and we could not check reviews, but decided to go in anyway. What a treat... my husband was over the moon. Every car is before 1920, and from what they call... More 

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