If you’re yearning to learn more Kennebunkport history or prefer an indoor experience there is no shortage of options. Here are a few of our favorite museums and entertainment in the Kennebunks:

White Columns, Kennebunkport

Built in 1853, White Columns is the home of the Kennebunkport Historical Society. Owned by the same family for 130 years the Victorian era home has retained its old world charm and still contains the properties original furnishings. The house tour is a step back in time. Docents lead tours through seven rooms of the house while talking about the three generations of the Perkins-Nott Family that lived, loved and lost in this magnificent Greek revival mansion. You will also hear the story of the history of Kennebunkport and the important connection between the house and President Bushes family life here in Kennebunport. | (207) 967-2751

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk

Exhibits and educational programs focusing on the human experience in the Kennebunks. | (207) 985-4802

Seashore Trolley Museum, Arundel

The collection includes vehicles from almost all major cities in the United States that had streetcar systems, as well as from other international destinations, providing samples of how past generations moved about for work, school and play and exhibiting the dedicated craftsmanship put forth to construct them. | (207) 967-2712

Ogunquit Museum of American Art

Devoted to the preservation and exhibition of American art, OMAA has a beautiful permanent collection of paintings, drawings, photography and more. | 543 Shore Road, Ogunquit, ME | (207) 646-4909

Maine Classic Car Museum, Arundel

Take a trip down memory lane 50 classic cars on display including President Roosevelt’s Packard, “Doc Hudson” from Pixar’s Cars Movie and many more. | (207) 494-1940

Theater performance in Kennebunkport, Maine

Music and Theater

If you’re craving live entertainment or a special date night don’t miss these gems.

Vinegar Hill Music Theatre in Arundel features live musical performances. | (207) 985-5552

Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit presents theatrical plays with national touring companies. | (207) 646-5511