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Northern Tides Gallery

24 Water St, Lubec, ME 04652
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Ranked #4 of 13 Attractions in Lubec
Type: Art Galleries, Shopping
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Type: Art Galleries, Shopping
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Bushkill, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a great little store with so many unique items. All price ranges supports many local artists. Great place to buy gifts that are one of a kind. Debbie and her husband are such wonderful people and very knowledgeable of the many things to see. I visit here whenever I go back to Lubec.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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163 reviews 163 reviews
70 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Debbie runs the place and is a lot of fun to talk with as you peruse the small shop that has some very nice items to choose from, from jewelry to local books to pottery. It's a nice, classy and fun spot to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Debbie is the shop owner! She is happy and pleasant! She buys and supports local artists and gift makers only! I baught this great soap wrapped in wool/alpaca yarn that is used with the soap as exfoliant and keeps low microbial count! I LOVE it!!!

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Manchester, New Hampshire
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We stopped in at the Northern Tides Gallery for a minute and stayed for an hour. What kept us there was the quality of the merchandise, the reasonable prices, the variety, and the local vibe. It meant a lot to know that the artisans were from Maine and carefully vetted as to quality and authentic manufacture. Equal to these great... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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197 reviews 197 reviews
63 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

I think this small shop with a super friendly owner rates a visit but I am unsure why a gift shop is rated under things to do. The gifts are Maine crafts from many local artists. In the past I have bought my wife earrings here made of carved quohog shell that are lavender and white and I have never... More 

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

A lovely shop with a friendly person to run it, with art that doesn't scream artsy-fartsy. It's art that whispers to you of a place that's cold and where boats were once a way of life, and tiny birds make their homes. The crafters represented are clearly more Art than Craft, in the way that Art is a way to... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Its impossible to visit Lubec without falling in love with the place. Northern Tides is a lovely little shop that captures the artistic character of the town with unique items, many of them handmade by local artists. They have exquisite beach glass and silver jewelry, hand knit woolen sweaters, fine art and gourmet regional foods. We spent well over an... More 

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