Industry and Virtue Joined
Written to accompany the museum's 2015 needlework exhibition, Industry and Virtue Joined includes close-up, color photos of more than 140 Maine and New Hampshire schoolgirl embroideries, along with biographical information about their makers.
$28.99, $4.99 shipping

From the Elegant to the Everyday
With color photographs of more than 50 garments – many never published before – From the Elegant to the Everyday highlights the major fashion trends that affected men's and women's clothing styles from the mid-18th to the mid-20th centuries.
$19.99, $4.99 shipping

I My Needle Ply With Skill
I My Needle Ply with Skill was written to accompany the Saco Museum exhibit of Maine schoolgirl needlework. This fascinating book includes color photos of, and information about, the more than one hundred Maine samplers in the exhibit.
$25.99, $4.99 shipping

Welcome to the Saco Museum

Current Exhibitions

Join us for our "Home for the Holidays" 11th Annual Festival of Trees!
Bring your family to the Ribbon cutting and Tree lighting ceremony 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 27th. If you'd like to participate in the planning process for the festival, sponsor a tree or wreath, or help with the decorating, email

Upcoming Exhibitions