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 23-26 (Fri-Mon) 9am-8pm
Summer Hours: June 14 – September 28 9am-8pm
Fall Hours: September 29 – November 26 9am-6pm
Columbus Day Weekend: Oct 10-13 (Fri-Mon) 9am-8pm
Holiday Hours: Nov 28-Dec 23 9am-8pm
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