There are a few interesting museums and attractions worth visiting in Kennebunkport.

The Seashore Trolley Museum is home to a national collection of American streetcars. The museum opened in 1939 with just one streetcar on display, but today houses more than 250 transit vehicles, most of them trolley, or streetcars. The United States and Canada are well represented at the museum, as are other countries; the museum is the largest and oldest electric railway museum in the world.

If you want to visit and learn about the history of the “Kennebunks”, head for the Brick Store Museum, which celebrates the history of Kennebunkport through exhibits, events and educational opportunities. The museum is open year-round and admission is on a donation basis (though a $3 donation is suggested).

Some popular attractions in Kennebunkport include:

*The Goat Island Lighthouse was built in 1834 and is a popular stop for those with a passion for lighthouses.

*Scarborough Marsh Nature Center is Maine’s largest salt marsh and many believe it’s best explored via canoe. Self-guided canoe tours are available. The nature center offers more information about this area.

*The Maine Wildlife Park is located in Kennebunkport features nature trails and displays. Here, you might see moose, owls and hawks. The park is only open from roughly mid-April to Veteran’s Day.