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Big Chicken Barn

1768 Bucksport Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2859
+1 207-667-7308
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OK, for places that offer antique stalls for other to sell items, this is a massively large... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Scott W
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Dover, NH
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Little of everything

Great little spot to take a break from driving and just browse. Selection of antique furniture... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Jennifer H
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1768 Bucksport Rd, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2859
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"second floor"
in 22 reviews
"books and magazines"
in 8 reviews
"bottom floor"
in 6 reviews
"few hours"
in 5 reviews
"book lovers"
in 4 reviews
"antique stores"
in 4 reviews
"flea market"
in 4 reviews
"huge building"
in 3 reviews
"treasure trove"
in 3 reviews
"wide variety"
in 3 reviews
"could spend hours"
in 3 reviews
"quick stop"
in 2 reviews
"another couple"
in 2 reviews
"chicken coop"
in 2 reviews
"costume jewelry"
in 2 reviews
"front desk"
in 2 reviews
"this place is huge"
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

OK, for places that offer antique stalls for other to sell items, this is a massively large building. Two floors, the first full of antiques, clothes, glassware, items found in most NE homes. Second floor full of books, magazines, paperwork from various points in history......More

Thank Scott W
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Great little spot to take a break from driving and just browse. Selection of antique furniture, costume jewelry, collectibles, artwork and much more.

Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great place to spend a few hours searching for treasures. Clean and friendly staff. We stop by everytime we travel through Ellsworth

Thank Georges
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Not an antique store, but a complex of scores of stalls, each one operated by a different antique dealer, often specializing in a certain type of collectible or antique. Old silverware here, vintage magazines there, tolls in one stall and toys in another, and of...More

Thank wilsonz472
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was an unexpected find during our recent trip to Bar Harbor. Big Chicken Barn is a huge building filled with all manner of treasures old and newish. If you are a lover of old books and magazines, or as they call them, paper collectibles,...More

Thank Racmos
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

On our way to Acadia we stopped here to stretch our legs for a bit. It is a rather large building. The staff is friendly. The second floor is completely books and they have quite a selection. The first floor is antiques. We didn't buy...More

Thank ddallas1969
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We visited the second floor of this place and we were in heaven. I am a history buff and I am always looking for older and different views or aspects of modern history (1929-present). This place was a gold mine. We were there for two...More

Thank tajiri02
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We spent an hour or so there and could have spent another couple. We also spent a few dollars there and could have spent more. Very interesting place.

Thank 10sJohn
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love to wander around in this barn, so much interesting items to buy. There are lots of book to buy.

Thank Ronie S
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you like Antiques this is the place for you. The brochure said "there is 21,600 square feet of floor space". We were told if you are a book lover, this is the store for you. The brochure also, claim this is Maine's largest book...More

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