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Address: 1768 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2859
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Antique lovers will have a great time here.

Cold temeratures and no heat in the building made us rush a little. The bottom floor of a hugh old chicken coop was chocked full of the most wonderful trinkets from yesteryear... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Leesburg, Florida
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Leesburg, Florida
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cold temeratures and no heat in the building made us rush a little. The bottom floor of a hugh old chicken coop was chocked full of the most wonderful trinkets from yesteryear. Was set up on the idea of an outside flea market, but undoors. The second floor had thousands and thousands of book and magazines. Staff was very helpful... More 

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Boothbay, Maine, United States
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Barn is full of the most amazing booths. The entire (huge)first floor is full of antiques, collectibles and what-nots. I spent over two full hours in fascination. I enjoyed looking at everything. What memories came back to me from my childhood. I found some items I collect at great prices. We were with another couple so I had to... More 

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Thank Cheryl L
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Love browsing through a HUGE selection of Antiques multiple floors home goods tools, books, clothing, signs, furniture,. Outdoor items. Multiple vendors. Something for everyone

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Thank Eileen N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

My husband and I love to check out antique stores when we're on vacation, so when I read out a barn full of antiques and used books I knew we had to go. We were planning on a short pit stop on out way from Camden to Bar Harbor. Well our quick stop turned into a 3 hour stop. There... More 

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Thank Moonbeam315
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This place goes on...and on...and on. So many different things you didn't know you needed. Lots of books but not well organized. When I asked the man at the front desk if he recommended on local writer over another, he refused to give me his opinion and acted like I was bothering him. Really? You work in a place that... More 

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Thank Paula B
Ellsworth, Maine
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8 reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you want a place to browse the second floor has a great selection of all kinds of newish and old books and I've picked up some great reads. The first floor is broken into little booths with a wide variety of antiques and odds and ends. You never know what a treasure you might find

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Thank Pmchat
Columbus, Ohio
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Antique overload! OMG if you can't find it just ask at the front counter. The folks there seem to know where just about everything is at. We could have spent more than 2 hours there easily. Prices are good for the most part.

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Thank Erik W
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115 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

It's raining so we were looking for something to do - we saw the Big Chicken Barn and pulled in for a quick look. 45 minutes later we left with a few books. It's a great place too bad we did not have room for a couple of larger items.

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Thank Bill H
Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Ever wonder where all of the hardcopy books and magazines have gone now that everything has moved online? They're all here, on the second floor of the Big Chicken Barn. I had a ball looking through all of the old books, Life magazines from the 1940s, even old books about my own state (which is not in New England). Definitely... More 

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Thank tkccac
Cleveland
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

If you're a flea market junkie as we are, this is a good place to stop. Lots of glassware, some furniture, every kind of everything you can think of, including a floor of books.

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