We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Brick Store Museum and Downtown Kennebunk. The Museum is open full-time, year round. Because our Museum features rotating exhibitions, please see our Exhibitions and Programs to check out what’s happening during your visit.
COVID-19 NOTE: Please review our Welcome Home guidelines prior to your arrival at the Museum. Masks are required.
Before You Arrive
In light of rising COVID-19 numbers in southern Maine, the Museum now requires advanced reservations. You can reserve your visit HERE, or call the Welcome Desk at (207) 985-4802.
The Museum is closed for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays each year. See our homepage for specific closure dates and announcements.
Summer Evening Hours:
Second Fridays are on hold until further notice.
Admission fees support the Museum’s ongoing operations, year-round. Please be aware of COVID-19 Guidelines currently in effect, which you can read before you visit HERE.
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- Museum Members: Always free
- As COVID-19 restrictions have changed how you visit, we have made the decision to charge a flat $5 admission (per person) fee this year. Children under 16 are free.
Adult: $7 Senior: $6 Child (6-16) & Students (with ID): $3 Family*: $20
- Family Weekend Pass*: $10
* Two adults of the same household and up to five children (6-16)
Admission funds are integral to the Museum’s existence, but we also work with community partners to offer specific discounts to visitors. You are welcome to take advantage of the following:
- AAA: $1.00 off per person
- North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM): Free admission (Find out how!)
In partnership with Blue Star Museums, the Brick Store Museum proudly offers free admission for active duty, reserve and veteran members (and immediate family members) of our U.S. military, year-round. This is just a small token of our appreciation for your service. Please mention your service at the Welcome Desk to receive free admission.
Planning Your Visit
Please review our Welcome Home guidelines prior to your arrival at the Museum. Please note: masks are required to enter the Museum.
Make a Day of It
Learn more about the variety of things to do, where to eat & stay, and other cultural opportunities in the area after you visit the Museum via our Around Our Village page.
Additionally, the Museum has created a Rainy Day list of museums, cultural organizations and historical societies in York County that will help make your visit historic!
Visit our Archives & Research page to learn more about making an appointment for research.
Free, curbside parking is available on Main Street, including several spots located directly in front of the Museum. Additional parking can be found on side streets (Dane Street and Green Street), and in marked public (free!) lots on Main Street. These are all within easy walking distance of the Museum.
The Museum is closed on all national holidays; the day after Thanksgiving; and during the week between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. If in doubt, please call the Museum at (207)985-4802 to verify open hours.
Severe Weather Closures: We will be closed during severe weather events, and follow the closure decisions made by our local RSU21 School System. Weather closings will be posted on this site’s homepage, as well as on the Museum’s Facebook page. As a general rule, if RSU21 is closed and/or there is a Parking Ban in Kennebunk, the Museum will be closed.
Looking to stay in Kennebunk during your visit? The beautiful Port Inn Kennebunk is the Brick Store Museum’s official inn! That means you get 10% off your downtown Kennebunk stay when using this link to Book Your Room!
Group & Guided Tours:
Bus tours and special group tours are always welcome. Please visit our Groups & Field Trips page to learn more.
The Museum is working diligently to make these historic buildings accessible to everyone. Currently, the Museum is partially handicapped accessible. The main entrance to the Museum is equipped with a ramp, and the first floor galleries and the Bauman Gallery are fully accessible. Stairs are required for second floor access.
Did you know that the Museum offers a Library Pass Program? Interested libraries are invited to learn more.
To learn more about things to do in the area, visit our Around Our Village page.
To learn more about the Kennebunks in general, please visit the Kennebunk Chamber of Commerce website.