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Big Chicken Barn

1768 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2859
+1 207-667-7308
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Great place to spend a few hours searching for treasures

Great place to spend a few hours searching for treasures. Clean and friendly staff. We stop by... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Moncton, Canada
An antique-hunter's dream

Not an antique store, but a complex of scores of stalls, each one operated by a different antique... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Burlington, United States
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  • Average10%
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1768 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605-2859
+1 207-667-7308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Georges
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
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
Reviewed 19 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
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
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
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
Reviewed 6 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

1  Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The Big Chicken Barn is part of our pilgrimage to Mt. Desert Island, south of Ellsworth. We come back every few years. We always find something. We enjoy both shopping for antiques and old books and magazines. We highly recommend.

Thank J-from-Marysville
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This place is huge and you could spend hours looking at books and antiques. We spent over an hour which was long enough for us. Saw some nice things but weren't willing to pay their prices. Still, it was a nice place to stop and...More

Thank revG777
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