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Fawcett's Antique Toy and Art Museum

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Fasinating and truly amazing

We live on the mid coast of Maine and have driven past Fawcett's Antique Toy and Art Museum... read more

Reviewed yesterday
midcoast63
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Rockland, Maine
A trip back in time!!

A wonderful stop! We were met by John, a friendly fellow who knew pretty much the history behind... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
fiveoaks2017
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New York City, New York
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Aunt Lydia's Tavern was built in the early 1800s. It has undergone many changes over the years. Since 1996 it is the home of the Maine Antique Toy & Art Museum. We display a world class collection of antique toys, Disneyana, original items worn and...more
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3506 Route One, (Atlantic Highway), Waldoboro, ME 04572
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+1 207-832-7398
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Reviewed yesterday

We live on the mid coast of Maine and have driven past Fawcett's Antique Toy and Art Museum countless times last Friday we made a point of going - what a special treat the Museum surpassed our expectations the sheer volume of historical items on...More

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john f, Owner at Fawcett's Antique Toy and Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded today

THANKS...nice folks, come again....

Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of very old toys, many of which my wife & I really don't remember (we're both in our mid 30's) and everything was dusty. I even walked through a few cobwebs ....More

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john f, Owner at Fawcett's Antique Toy and Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The Maine ANTIQUE TOY museum is located in a 218 year old building...I may have missed a cob web when I walked through that morning. Sorry, I'll complain to the spider. . We display 1930s 1940s 1950s Disneyana. We have items worn and used by...More

Reviewed November 6, 2017

A wonderful stop! We were met by John, a friendly fellow who knew pretty much the history behind every one of the displays of toys. We were blown away, didn't know some of the stuff existed. Loved the Lone Ranger, Hopalong Cassidy, also the clothes...More

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john f, Owner at Fawcett's Antique Toy and Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2017

Nice folks! I hope they visit again and thanks for telling people about our Maine Antique Toy & art Museum.

Reviewed June 25, 2017

We've passed this place a hundred times but this time we decided to stop and visit and boy we are glad we did. John is the owner and this is his private collection and what a collection it is. As soon as you walk through...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

I love old comic books, movies and radio shows so I was really happy to see old animation cells and dolls from early Disney Movies. I went with my two grandparents and we all had so much fun. He had some of the rubber dolls...More

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john f, Owner at Fawcett's Antique Toy and Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2017

Nice folks! I always try to remind folks to come before 3pm for the museum and to bring their parents and grand parents...They'll remember old time radio programs and early tv. They will have the best time. I also offer free old toy apraisals...Thanks &...More

Reviewed June 2, 2017

Strangest encounter I ever had. I really felt he did not want us in there. It states on the website that you can shop in the shop w/o going into the museum but I suggest you go into the museum and pay the $6.50 or...More

Thank kayjay326
john f, Owner at Fawcett's Antique Toy and Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2017

Don't remember these folks...if they come by again, I will be happy to invite them to a free tour of the museum. I'm a geezer and sometimes forget to turn the open/closed sign around on the front door. We are open from 10-4, closed tuesday-wednesday....More

Reviewed August 29, 2016

Highly recommend this museum. Mr. Fawcett has amassed a fantastic collection of antique and more modern day (Star Wars, etc.) toys. The first couple rooms are toys you can purchase and then you go though the gate to the museum which is filled to the...More

Thank BRFence
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

There is so much to see at this museum! Give yourself plenty of time! The owner was so thoughtful and informative about not only his toy museum but what to do in the area. The owner told us about Acadia National Park and convinced us...More

Thank Stephieyl
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Don't drive past this antique toy store / museum! Mr. Faucet's collection of antique toys and collectibles is wonderful and we found items we "needed" to buy but the best part is his private collection which makes up the museum, along with Mr. Faucet's broad...More

Thank BrettL60
Reviewed August 2, 2016

my daughter and 2 grand daughters visited this museum. we were mesmerized from the moment we entered. not only the totally fantastic museum (charge to enter) but there are toys from the past to purchase. The owner is super knowledgeable and willing to share. I...More

Thank Patricia F
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