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The Seal Cove Auto Museum

1414 Tremont Rd, Rt. 102, Seal Cove, ME 04674-4205
+1 207-244-9242
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An (almost) Hidden Gem

Seal Cove Auto Museum features a great collection of automobiles from the very early years (mainly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Steve T
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Bethlehem, PA USA
Exceptional value

We visited the auto museum on a wet afternoon and were pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KP11347
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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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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1414 Tremont Rd, Rt. 102, Seal Cove, ME 04674-4205
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Seal Cove Auto Museum features a great collection of automobiles from the very early years (mainly 1890s to 1920s). The collection is very well-curated; the volunteer staff is friendly and knowledgeable; and, the autos themselves are wonderful. Seal Cove is on the "quiet side" of...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the auto museum on a wet afternoon and were pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The exhibition was extremely interesting and the story of the auto wars was fascinating. Some lovely vehicles too. At $6 for an adult its excellent value.

Thank KP11347
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This years exhibit was about the car wars; whether to allow cars on the island or not.it was a very interesting debate. The cars on display were from 1900 - 1920 and most were beautifully restored.

Thank ksjhight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome collection of brass era cars and motorcycles. The theme now is about the controversy at the time about allowing automobiles on Mt. Desert Island. The theme changes every so often, not sure how often. One of Edsel Ford's autos is here on loan. They...More

Thank J-from-Marysville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Seal Cove Auto Museum after we went to Bass Harbor Lighthouse. My husband loves cars, so he really enjoyed looking at them. We spent about an hour there. The lady at the front desk was very sweet and informative. I liked the...More

Thank Islands4me22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hidden out of the way gem is not so hard to find if you know to travel the west coast of Mount Desert Island on the way to/from Tremont area. The autos were fantastic but the story of the war for and against the...More

Thank Bobanddiane M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is a little hidden but it was great to get away from all the hustle and bustle of the nearby busy towns of Bar Harbor and Ellsworth! And the admission price were great! I highly suggest this museum!

Thank Jeannie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a surprise to find this museum tucked away up here in Seal Cove Maine. We were staying in Bar Harbor and someone recommended it to us. Lots of very old cars and many unrestored gems. Some very nice era-clothing displayed with the cars was...More

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy this museum. They have a great selection of vehicles. They are now featureing the story of the Bar Harbor auto war which is very interesting.

Thank LiveMusicLives
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Stopped in for a visit while vacationing nearby and what a surprise! Today must have been special with antique and vintage cars outside (and in), people to talk to and coffee and sweets inside. There are washrooms, a small gift shop, areas to sit and...More

Thank MyrtleBeach60
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