Seal Cove Auto Museum, Antique Autos and Motorcycles from the Brass Era, Mount Desert Island, Maine
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I am not really interested in cars, but I loved it here!
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Mission Statement
  • To tell the story of innovation and ingenuity in New England and America through the early development of the automobile

Vision
  • To be a resource for the local community and for auto enthusiasts across the nation.
  • To offer dynamic educational experiences that inspire, enlighten, and entertain visitors of all ages.
  • To collect and preserve resources on Brass Era automobiles, their designers and manufacturers.
  • To honor the memory of pioneer automobile collector Richard C. Paine, Jr.

Core Values
  • We are committed to upholding professional standards in the maintenance of the Museum and its collections.
  • We are dedicated to educating the American public-- especially our youth-- about our nation’s early automotive history and its relevance to today.
  • We value the study and teaching of automotive history and how it affects the present and the future.
  • We are committed to maintaining high standards of professional and ethical museum practices and historical scholarship.
  • We are dedicated to the highest level of conduct in our relationships with each other and in our governance of the Museum.
  • We strive to be an educational and cultural resource for the citizens of the State of Maine and beyond.