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“covering what covers you”
The Umbrella Cover Museum is dedicated to the appreciation of the mundane in everyday life. It is about finding wonder and beauty in the simplest of things, and about knowing that there is always a story behind the cover. The Umbrella Cover Museum was founded in 1996 on Peaks Island, Maine by Director and Curator, Nancy 3. Hoffman. Having discovered that she had five or six umbrella covers she didn’t know what to do with, and eventually stealing one from a local department store, she decided to start a museum. The Umbrella Cover Museum is opened seasonally, so please call before planning a visit.
Nancy runs a wonderful museum full of stories and history. She showed us umbrella covers from all over the world with such pride that this has easily become one of my most favorite parts of my... Read more
Not even sure how to describe this place. To say that that the owner, Nancy 3 Hoffman, is eccentric would be a wild understatement. Just to be clear though, I mean that in the most complimentary... Read more
The Umbrella Cover Museum
- Sun - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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