If you are a fan of searching antique shops for long-lost treasures, there are some amazing spots to do it in both Kennebunkport and York, Maine.
Whether you’re looking for funky furniture, underappreciated art, vintage home goods, rare books, unique jewelry, or anything else you’re unlikely to find in your average big box store, there is more than one place where such treasures can be unearthed on your next trip.
To help you map out your antiquing itinerary, take a look at this guide to some of the best antique shops in York, Kennebunkport, and some nearby areas.
- Address: 26 US Route 1, York
- Phone: 207-361-3246
One of the best ways to find an eclectic collection of uncommon and unusual items is to stop by a multi-dealer shop where all kinds of antique enthusiasts come together to share what they’ve come across along their journeys.
Hidden Treasures in York offers exactly that. Their offerings are composed of over 80 different dealers’ collections from all corners of the world of antiques and collectibles.
You may be looking for some unique furniture or art to decorate your home with, rare coins to add to your collection, old toys and nostalgic memorabilia, or some vintage signs to hang in the garage. You will find that and much more at Hidden Treasures.
The York Antiques Gallery
- Address: 746 US Route 1, York
- Phone: 207-363-5002
Another large multi-dealer shop in York, The York Antiques Gallery offers the collections of dozens of antique enthusiasts and sellers from all around New England.
You can get lost searching through the seemingly endless number of unique and interesting pieces of furniture, art, glassware, decorations, and home goods. Take a look at their outdoor section for some great patio pieces as well.
Lost & Found Antiques
- Address: 647 US Route 1 Meadowbrook Shopping Center, York
- Phone: 207-752-4173
Some of the antique shops on this list are focused primarily on things like furniture and décor, and while Lost & Found Antiques certainly offers plenty of that, they also have a lot of interesting collectibles and memorabilia you may want to take a look at.
Vintage toys and dolls, action figures, old and rare books, autographed items, and more may pique your interest if you are more of a collector than an interior decorator.
Columbary House Antiques
- Address: 1286 US Route 1, Cape Neddick
- Phone: 207-363-5496
Columbary House Antiques is just outside of York in Cape Neddick, but it’s well worth the short extra drive if you’re interested in rare and unique home goods, furniture, decor, garden items, books, collectibles, and more.
The multi-dealer collection is spread across three different buildings, so you can easily spend a few hours treasure-hunting and wandering through it all.
Keep in mind that, like some of the other antique stores in the area, Columbary House Antiques operates on a seasonal schedule, so keep an eye out for any changes in the hours before you visit.
- Address: 935 US Route 1, York
- Phone: 207-363-7788
Tangibles Antiques in York Beach is a great place to find good deals on an array of unique items, but it’s also the place to go if you’re interested in acquiring some rare and valuable items.
They have an eclectic collection of uncommon and extraordinary artwork, rugs, pottery, and more, all in incredible condition. These items may not come at a deep discount, but they can make an incredible addition to your collection.
The Old House Parts Company
- Address: 1 Trackside Drive, Kennebunk
- Phone: 207-985-1999
If the name didn’t already give it away, you should know that this particular antique shop is centered primarily around what they refer to as “architectural salvage.”
You’ll find an enormous array of unique antique building materials in this tremendous Kennebunk warehouse, from doors and windows to paneling and molding to lighting fixtures and much more.
While today’s doorknobs and bathroom fixtures may be built for affordability and eventual replacement, the 18th to 20th-century ones you’ll find in The Old House Parts Company were built to last and crafted with beauty in mind. They can bring some one-of-a-kind results to your next home improvement project.
Antiques on Nine
- Address: 81 Western Avenue, Kennebunk
- Phone: 207-967-0626
Some antique shops don’t dabble in the new, which is rarely a problem for the shoppers they tend to attract, but if you’re the type who’s intrigued by both antique and new items, this is the spot for you. Antiques on Nine has an eclectic array of furniture, décor, jewelry, glassware, clothing, and other items.
Arundel Antique Village Group Shop
- Address: 1713 Portland Road, Arundel
- Phone: 207-985-7965
Arundel is just outside of Kennebunkport, which means a quick road trip can transport you to this amazing world of antiques and collectibles during your trip. Arundel Antique Village Group Shop covers the range of interesting items you might find on your antiquing adventures. You’ll find fine china, used tools, vintage products, glassware and ceramic, books, art, tin signs, and much more.
Good Luck with Your Antiquing Adventures!
We hope this guide to our area’s best antique shops has helped you plan your next trip. Remember that there are many more places where you can continue your hunt for rare and beautiful items if you’d like to travel beyond the confines of York and Kennebunkport during your stay. Enjoy your time, and best of luck!
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