Arts + Culture

The Best Places for Antiques Near Camden

Maine is known for its great antiquing—especially on coastal Route One in the Midcoast area. There are tons of great places to stop along your way to and from our boutique Camden hotel Whitehall to hunt for antique and vintage treasures. With so many talented craftsmen in the area and a strong nautical tradition, Maine's antique shops are some of the best in New England. Find a great gift or memento of your trip at these three places for antiques near Camden.

The Goose River Exchange | 23 Bayview St, Camden | (207) 236-3345

Specializing in paper goods, maps, prints, postcards, and ephemera, Goose River is a great place to browse for that thing you didn't know you needed. From vintage prints to old maps, Goose River can help you add a conversation piece to your walls. The shop's collection, while large, is actually well-organized, and the friendly staff can help you if you have something specific in mind.

Antiques at 10 Mechanic | 10 Mechanic St, Camden | (207) 236-6010

This antique mall in downtown Camden is packed full of antiques of all kinds. You'll find home goods, furniture, clothing, jewelry and art—even if you're just browsing, it's always fun to hunt through the inventory to admire the silly, beautiful, and quirky retro items in stock. If you love Antiques at 10 Mechanic, stop in next door, at the appropriately-named The Shop Next Door, which has a carefully-curated selection of vintage and antique items.

Rockland Marketplace | 25 Rankin St, Rockland | (207) 596-9972

You'll find this antique mall in Rockland, Camden's more commercial neighbor to the south. With over 50 vendors in the mall, this antiques shop near Camden contains a staggering amount of inventory. Enjoy the thrill of the hunt for antique furniture, vinyl, and art, plus a large collection of nautical items, which always add a fun touch to any home's decor.