Stories of Invention, Innovation, Art & Design
The Seal Cove Auto Museum fosters joyful experiences for people of all ages and interests. Their collection features some of the earliest automobiles and motorcycles, as well as clothing and accessories, from 1895 through the early 1920s. Antique auto enthusiasts, history buffs, as well as anyone who simply loves stories or wants to experience something entirely different, will delight in this unique collection.
Inspired by over 50 vehicles, the Museum shares exciting stories about this transformational time in American history. Stories about invention and innovation, art, design, women’s rights, and social and economic changes can be traced through the early automobile, when inventors were experimenting with steam, electricity, and gas-powered engines. The Seal Cove Auto Museum shares these stories — the innovation, ingenuity, and the power of imagination — that created these vehicles and transformed life in America.
The current exhibit, Selling Lifestyle and Leisure: Art, Advertising, and the Automobile, uses a combination of original advertisements, large scale reproductions, special ‘guest’ vehicles, and multi-media presentations, to tell the story of automobile advertising and design, the social trends that shaped the ads, and the talented artists and illustrators who created them.
The Seal Cove Auto Museum hosts many programs and events throughout the year including demonstration days, Cars & Coffees, dances, dinners, kids’ activities, and more.
For more information, visit the Seal Cove Auto Museum Website.
MUSEUM HOURS & LOCATION
1414 Tremont Road
Seal Cove, Maine 04674
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
May 1 – Oct 31
Nov 1 – Apr 30
Adults – $6
Seniors (62+) – $5
Teens (13-17) – $4
Children (5-12) – $2
Children under 5 are free!