Center for Maine Craft – West Gardiner

The Center for Maine Craft is the central location for Craft sales, education, and activities in our state. All work for sale at the Center is handcrafted by Maine artisans. As many as 300 Maine craft artists from throughout the state may be represented in the Center at any one time.

The Center for Maine Craft features:

  • A retail gallery for handcrafted work by Maine artisans
  • Cultural tourism information – find craft artists’ studios, commercial galleries, nonprofit arts organizations, and more, anywhere in the state
  • Exhibitions of fine craft sponsored by Maine’s premier craft organizations
  • Demonstrations of their skilled workmanship by talented craftspeople
  • Maine handmade goods, books, music, film and food

Open Daily

Winter Hours: January – May 9am-6pm
Memorial Day Weekend: May 22-25 (Fri-Mon) 9am-8pm
Summer Hours: June 20 – September 20 9am-8pm
Fall Hours: September 21 – November 25 9am-6pm
Columbus Day Weekend: October 9-12 (Fri-Mon) 9am-8pm
Holiday Hours: November 27-December 23 9am-8pm
Christmas Eve & New Years Eve: 9am-4pm
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years Day & Dec 30th
Located in the West Gardiner Travel PlazaCenter for Maine Craft Map


The West Gardiner Service Plaza is located on Rt 126 (AKA Lewiston Road), off Exit 103 from 95 South; Exit 102 from 95 North; Exit 51 from I-295.

The Center for Maine Craft

288 Lewiston Road

West Gardiner ME 04345

Mail: PO Box 342 Gardiner ME 04345
P 207 588 0021