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Umbrella Cover Museum

62B Island Ave, Peaks Island, ME 04108-1221
+1 207-766-4496
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Nice surprise!

We had not heard about Nancy before we visited Peak's Island. Our golf cart tour guide Kim... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Linda G
Delaware, Ohio, United States
via mobile
Celebrating the mundane of every day life ✨

Our friends didn't go to this place at first, and were ready to board the ferry back! we told them... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“one of a kind” (5 reviews)
“a hoot” (4 reviews)
“the owner” (7 reviews)
62B Island Ave, Peaks Island, ME 04108-1221
+1 207-766-4496
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We had not heard about Nancy before we visited Peak's Island. Our golf cart tour guide Kim suggested we check it out. What a nice surprise! Nancy takes about 10 minutes explaining her different categories of umbrella covers. She even showed us the sexy ones...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Our friends didn't go to this place at first, and were ready to board the ferry back! we told them it was a must see of peaks island! Although the museum was quite small, the woman inside is the most fascinating human I've ever met!...More

Thank WhoStoleMySam
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What a blast this museum proved to be! Nancy's tour makes her one of the most charismatic docents I've ever known and her knowledge of umbrella covers may be seen as mundane, but it's to be celebrated. Stop in and sing with her - be...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a one of a kind place. The owner is a hoot. Hopefully she will sing the song of her museum. What fun! Near everything.

Thank PaulZCapeAnn
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A quirky spot to visit the owners enthusiasm makes the trip worthwhile. There is no fee but we made a contribution as it was worth the entertainment value

Thank Glewis1
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We didn't like this, however it is something that others might enjoy. Its not an umbrella museum, but an umbrella cover museum. The little cloth thing that the umbrella goes into that you just usually toss in the back of your car or whatnot after...More

Thank BellaD00
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I had researched Peaks Island before we got there. I had to go here. It's a little hole in the wall but what a fun place. There were a couple of young girls as our guides. They were so thorough and even gave us quizzes...More

Thank julia_fisher
Reviewed 20 January 2017

My wife loves umbrellas and was so happy to discover this tiny museum. She donated several from her collection & the owner/director was very appreciative. Quite the presentation. Peaks Island is a great destination...you can't miss this little shop when you visit

Thank WRon
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This quaint little museum has all sorts of umbrella covers from all over the world. It made me realize how unique our world truly is.

Thank Noreen M
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Umbrella covers. Why would these items - often discarded - be entertaining? Because of the stories of how they came to the museum, because of their former ownership, because the guide describes them in fanciful ways. Most recently I visited with college friends on their...More

Thank Donald H
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