Skyline Farm

"Skyline Farm is a fabulous example of how historic preservation, land preservation, and adaptive reuse can come together to create a wonderful community resource." - Hillary Bassett; Executive Director of Greater Portland Landmarks

Carriage Collection

Skyline Farm is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working to transform Skyline Farm into a community resource as a living carriage museum with an antique carriage & sleigh collection, while also preserving the farm's open space and historic buildings for recreational and educational use. Skyline Farm is a community-based organization providing educational and recreational programs based on the role of horse-drawn transportation in the cultural, social and economic development of New England.

Read Our Winter Newsletter

There you can learn about Sleigh Day, offering lots of fun activities from the traditional ride in a big sleigh to a sleigh driving demonstration in the outdoor arena; two new museum exhibits; quality horse-drawn vehicles that have been donated to the museum in past months; and recaps of past events. (Note: All newsletters are available to download from the "Newsletters" page under "About Skyline").

Upcoming Events

  • WINTER OUTDOOR FUN, Anytime during daylight hours Go cross-country skiing on groomed trails, sliding in the fields, or snowshoeing. Check the Skyline Farm Facebook page for trail grooming notifications.
    Posted Jan 27, 2015, 10:20 AM by Pam Ames
  • Feb. 7, 2015 Sixteenth Annual Sleigh Day at Skyline Farm 12 to 3 pm (Storm Date: Feb. 8) Skyline Farm is hosting its 16th Annual Sleigh Day, in conjunction with the debut of its new sleigh exhibits. Dress warmly and come to this double-header where horse-drawn sleighs are displayed inside the museum and brought to life outside by being driven by horses and ponies. From 12 to 3 p.m. jump onboard for an unforgettable adventure riding through an open field of snow! Your $9 admission fee (or $25 per family) includes one sleigh ride given by J. L. Gray Draft Horses of Monmouth. Free for Skyline Farm members and children ages 5 and under. From 12 to 1 p.m. enjoy ‘pat a pony’ with gentle ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2015, 10:02 AM by Pam Ames
  • Feb. 8 New Winter Museum Exhibits: ‘Maine Street’ and ‘Artist: Scott Leighton' Sundays, 1-4 pm, through March 29 or by appointment Maine Street will showcase horse-drawn vehicles that were routinely seen parked alongside Maine's main streets. You will see various types of typical family sleighs that would have stopped at various shops, plus delivery/business sleighs that would have delivered goods to restock stores. Of special note we will also have on display author Rudyard Kipling's wicker Basket Sleigh. Special Exhibit-Artist: Scott Leighton (1847-1898) Cumberland Historical Society and Skyline Farm Carriage Museum are teaming up to create a special exhibit honoring local equine artist Scott Leighton. Leighton grew up in Gray, Maine, and was attracted to horses at a young age. One could surmise he spent ...
    Posted Jan 27, 2015, 10:05 AM by Pam Ames
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