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Charming church on the coast

Absolutely beautiful and charming church. Very unique interior. Place of worship for George H. W... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeannine B
Beautiful Church Stunning Location

A stunning church located on a beautiful piece of property overlooking the ocean. No visit to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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167 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6309
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All reviews beautiful stained glass windows lovely stone outdoor chapel overlooking the ocean stone work outdoor service large stones stunning location open to the public bush family worth a stop lots of history peaceful place visiting kennebunkport ocean avenue nice stop enjoy the view
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely beautiful and charming church. Very unique interior. Place of worship for George H. W. and Barbara Bush, who donated projects to this church. Worth the time to worship or just visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeannine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A stunning church located on a beautiful piece of property overlooking the ocean. No visit to Kennebunkport would be complete without a visit to St. Ann’s. The church is stone on the exterior and gorgeous stone and wood inside. Don’t forget to walk up the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't get to go inside, the gates were closed but this church is stunning. Would love to go back in nice warm weather to explore.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rachaelb703
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a nice church to visit during the summer months. It is quite busy with weddings and special events. It is a great place to have an picnic lunch or watch the fireworks on July 4th, a great view watching the boats come and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael D
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Closed until June. Beautiful grounds, can't wait for warm weather. They hold outdoor services during the summer while overlooking the coastline and ocean.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were driving by and stopped in to check it out. It was beautiful. If you have a summer wedding planned in the area this would be the perfect place to have it. The view from the outside was also very very nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed November 6, 2018

What a beautiful old church on absolutely gorgeous grounds sitting right by the sea. My understanding is that the Bushes attend services there when in town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Exptraveler2013
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Happened across Saint Ann's church which is not far from the center of Kennebunkport and right on the ocean. Lovely setting and the rock work is something to see. Definitely part of the history of the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JulesZC
Reviewed November 4, 2018

The grounds are just gorgeous. Attending Sunday mass was so special to me, especially when 2 Secret Service cars drove in with a famous family.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mara D
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

The building is easy to miss, doesn’t even look like a church from the outside, but quite impressive interior. The music program (Mozart and Beethoven) lasts just over one hour, more serious work than the tourist traps, at very reasonable rate. Recommend highly for experience...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 8, 2018|
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Response from Thormomma | Reviewed this property |
I think you can still walk the outside grounds of the church during off season which would still be lovely.
David B
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It was built in 1887 and has been an operating church since 1892. The church construction is interesting as the stones used to make the church were pulled right from the Atlantic Ocean which it overlooks. Taylor Swift... More