Four 19th century buildings including a general store converted into a museum of regional history hold Photography, artwork, and artifacts
What You'll Get
Choose from Four Options
- $5.44 for admission for two adults ($15 value)
- $7.88 for family admission for four ($20 value)
- $11.62 for a one-year individual membership ($30 value)
- $18.75 for a one-year family membership for up to four ($48 value)
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 30 days. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Brick Store Museum
Established: Before 1950
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Average Duration of Services: 30–60 minutes
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Parking: Free street parking
Recommended Age Group: All ages
Q&A with the Executive Director
In his lifetime, William Lord amassed something of a treasure horde, including artwork, furniture, and articles of business. When he died in 1873, he left behind a fortune considered the greatest in Kennebunk, including several pieces of real estate. In 1936, Lord's old general store building came into the possession of his great-granddaughter, Edith Cleaves Barry. She decided to use the building as a museum, exploring the area's history through the lens of her family's story and possessions. The museum quickly grew to occupy other nearby buildings, all dating from between 1810 and 1860, and their architectural elements and antiques became the centerpiece of Brick Store Museum.
Today, the museum houses exhibits in six galleries spread throughout the buildings. Many of the exhibits feature interactive elements, and all tell the story of regional history, whether through photography, artwork, artifacts, or ghosts who can talk.