Nickels-Sortwell House

121 Main St.
Wiscasset, ME 04578- Map It
Phone: (207) 882-7169

AAA Editor Notes

Nickels-Sortwell House, 121 Main St. (US 1), was built by prominent Maine shipmaster Capt. William Nickels and later owned by Alvin Sortwell, a former mayor of Cambridge, Mass. Guided tours take visitors through the 1807 house, which contains the Sortwell family's Colonial Revival-style furnishings. An elliptical staircase is illuminated by a third-floor skylight. Guided tours are available.
$8; $7 (ages 65+); $4 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Tours are given on the hour and half-hour Fri.-Sun. 11-4, June 1-Oct. 15. Allow 30 minutes minimum.