Maine Automobile Museums & Car Clubs

Portland Motor Club is assembling a growing list of car and transportation museums and collections here in this section to help our members and our web visitors discover all the great resources for car enthusiasts not only here in Maine both also regionally, nationally and even globally. Stay tuned and please sign up on our contact page so that we can keep you updated.  

Automobile Museums and Collections in Maine

Car Clubs in Maine

If your club isn’t listed here, it auto be! Please send us the details at info@portlandmotorclub.com

Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Maine Region
Since 1935, AACA has had one goal: The preservation and enjoyment of automotive history of all types. From National Meets and Tours to Regional events, AACA is here to bring enthusiasts together through exciting national activities, friendship, and antique automobile… an award winning 100-page full color magazine. In Maine, there are regular driving season events and annual events — a May mud run, a lobstah bake, an August tour and more!
FMI: www.badgoat.net/AACA_ME; www.facebook.com/AACAME; Wayne Edmundson @ 207-487-3100; wayne@mdiwoodcarvers.com

BMW Pine Tree Chapter
The Pine Tree Chapter’s mission is to provide members with monthly meetings, a quarterly newsletter – Bavarian Bylines, events throughout the year, and a BMW-loving community to help you get the most enjoyment from your BMW. In addition to the social aspect of the club, our members have a wealth of knowledge to share on maintaining, modifying, and improving your BMW, old or new.
FMI: www.pinetree-bmwcca.org; Andrew Wilson @ 207-319-5653, brunswickfarm@gmail.com

Central Maine Street Rods
Pre-1958 auto which does not have to be beyond the “basket” stage to qualify the owner and family for membership in CMSR. Hampden area.
FMI: www.facebook.com/pages/Central-Maine-Street-Rods/476550482463050; Stephen Berry @ 207-285-3033; stevengail70@aol.com

Country Classic Car Club
FMI:
John Worth @ 207-778-3453; 207-778-6659; email: worth@gwi.net. Farmington area

Cumberland Motor Club
Incorporated in 1958, the Cumberland Motor Club (CMC) sponsors autocross (gymkhana / Solo 2) competition and time / speed / distance rally events in central and southern Maine. The CMC gives participants the opportunity to compete in sanctioned, safe events. Gardiner area.
FMI: www.cumberlandmotorclub.com; president@cumberlandmotorclub.com or vp@cumberlandmotorclub.com.

Downeast Region Porsche Club of America
If you own a Porsche and live in Maine, the Down East Region is your opportunity to get to know your car better. Whether it’s through learning the performance capabilities of your machine, picking up tips on the care and feeding of your cherished vehicle, or just getting together with other Porsche lovers to talk cars, DER is here to serve your needs. Simply put, we’re Maine’s club for Porsche enthusiasts!
FMI: www.derpca.com; Jerry Giordano: ggiordan@maine.rr.com, membership@derpca.com

The Dusters
FMI:
Harold Wilkins @ 924-3912; email: pwilkins@midmaine.com. Dexter area

GTO Association of Maine
The GTO Association of Maine (GTOAM) is a chapter of the GTO association of America. This club is dedicated to helping boost interest in Pontiac GTO’s as well as GTO era Lemans and Tempests. The idea is to stay in touch with other local GTO enthusiasts through a bimonthly newsletter as well as four annual get-togethers such as cruises, picnics, car shows, and other outings. Having a perfect 10 GTO is not necessary to take part, any type of interest in these fine cars is all that’s required. Newcastle area.
FMI: Charlie Huntington @ 207-563-5824; email: badgoat@tidewater.net

Highway Legends
Monthly get-togethers; summer ridew. Bucksport area.
FMI: Paul & Betty Bires @ 207-469-2056; pbires@roadrunner.com

Knucklebusters
Dedicated to preserving, promoting and driving the classic vehicle and to the friends made along the way. Lewiston-Auburn area.
FMI: Dave Barrett @  207-782-7895 or 207-240-6794; daveathome@roadrunner.com

Mid Maine Sports Car Club
British & European sports car club based in Rockland.
FMI: www.mmscc.com; Jim Lea @ 207-236-3632; clocks1@midcoast.com

Mid Maine Vettes
Mid Maine Vettes has been an active Corvette Club in the Lewiston/Auburn area since being created in June 1979 in Auburn.  The club would like to extend an invitation to you as a Corvette owner to join our club and participate in its activities.
FMI: www.midmainevettes.com; Ray Faucher @ 207-782-8952 or 207-754-1323; rayfaucher@myfairpoint.net

Motor Menders of Maine
Motormenders Maine is a club for hot rod, custom car owners & enthusiasts in the midcoast area.
FMI: www.motormenders.com; email: mainechapter@motormenders.com

Penquis Cruizers
Brownville area. All makes.
FMI: www.trcmaine.org/cruizers; Fred & Susan Worcester @ 207-965-8070; fredsq@myfairpoint.net or fredsq@midmaine.net

Road Scholars Car Club
Established 2007, the Road Scholars are hot rodders, custom sledders and gearheads from all corners of the state. Most of us have either been or still are officers or members of some of the other major clubs in Maine. As seen through the eyes of some, we are rebels and malcontents or, as we see it, we are The Road Scholars.
FMI: www.roadscholars.webs.com; roadscholars@live.com; Frank Barron @ 207-784-2510

Seacoast Vettes (just over the border in Dover, NH)
Seacoast Vettes is one of the oldest and once the largest Corvette Club in New England. We at Seacoast Vettes would enjoy having you as a member, but more important than that, we want you to enjoy being a member.
FMI: www.seacoastvettes.com; 603-742-3157; MtnMelee@SeacoastVettes.com

Southern Maine Car Meets
Southern Maine Car Meets is a loose association of car lovers from the southern part of Maine. All makes and models are welcome, respect for all enthusiasts is required. SMCM does weekly Thursday night meets, and the occasional cruise to out of state shows together.
FMI forthcoming

Tri County Street Rods
FMI:
www.uninets.net/~resjr/hotrods.htm; Bob Shorey @ Box 612, Unity, ME 04988; email: resjn@uninets.net. Unity area.

Model T Ford Club of America / Down East (Model T’s)
FMI:
Warren Kincaid @ 207-596-6514; kincaid7199@cs.com. Rockland area

Vacationland VW Association
Vacationland Volkswagen Association was established in the spring of 1988. The club is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of primarily air-cooled VW’s in the state of Maine.
FMI: www.mainevwclub.org; volksguy.69@gmail.com

Western Maine Street Rods
To build cars, have fun, and enjoy the simple company of great friends.
FMI: www.facebook.com/westernmaine.streetrods; 207-562-4912; westernmainestreetrods@yahoo.com