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    Cape Cod Museums

    Cape Cod is full of rich history and that is reflected in our amazing Cape Cod museums. There is a little something for everyone at these local museums. You can find museums for the arts of the area, museums where you can learn about the landscape and wildlife in the area or discover the history of this beautiful place we we call home. Here is a list of some of our favorite Cape Cod museums.

    The Arts

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    Cape Cod Museum of Art

    Address: 60 Hope Lane, Dennis

    Website

    Phone: (508) 385-4477

    Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Admission: Adults $10; Seniors $8; Students age 13 – 17 $7; Students 19+ $7 (with ID); Children 12 and under are free

    Provincetown Art Association and Museum

    Address: 460 Commercial Street, Provincetown

    Website

    Phone: (508) 487-1750

    Hours: Thursday through Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Admission: General admission $10 ; Children 12 and under are free

    Edward Gorey House

    Address: 8 Strawberry Lane, Yarmouthport

    Website

    Phone: (508) 362-3909

    Hours: Opens for the season April 11

    Admission: Adults $8; Students and Seniors $5; Children ages 6-12 $2; Children under 6 are free

    Sandwich Glass Museum

    Address: 129 Main Street, Sandwich

    Website

    Phone: (508) 888-0251

    Hours: Wednesday through Sunday 9:30 am – 4:00 pm (expanded summer hours begin April 1)

    Admission: Adults $10 ; Children 6-12 $2 ; Children 5 and under are free

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    Cape Cod Children’s Museum

    Address: 577 Great Neck Road, Mashpee

    Website

    Phone: (508) 539-8788

    Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm ; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm ; Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Admission: Age 1 – 59 year old $9 ; Ages 60 + $8 (Half price admission with military ID for a party up to 4)

    Cape Cod Nature

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    Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

    Address: 869 Main Street / Route 6A, Brewster

    Website

    Phone: (508) 896-3867

    Hours: Sunday through Saturday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

    Admission: Adults (13-64) $15 ; Children (3-12) $6 ; Children 2 and under are free ; Seniors (65+) $10

    Chatham Shark Center

    Address: 235 Orleans Road, Chatham

    Website

    Phone: (508) 348-5901

    Hours: Open Memorial Day to Columbus Day (check website for hours)

    Admission: $5 per person, children 5 and under & military (active or retired) are free

    Heritage Museums and Gardens

    Address: 67 Grove Street, Sandwich

    Website

    Phone: (508) 888-3300

    Hours: The Heritage Museums and Gardens will open up for the season April 27th

    Admission: Adults $20 / Children $10 / Children 2 and under are free

    Woods Hole Science Aquarium

    Address: 166 Water Street, Woods Hole

    Website

    Phone: (508) 495-2001

    Hours: Monday through Friday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Admission: Free but donations are accepted

    Cape Cod History on the Water

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    Whydah Pirate Museum

    Address: 674 Route 28, West Yarmouth

    Website

    Phone: (508) 534-9571

    Hours: Monday through Thursday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm and Friday through Sunday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

    Admission: Kids 4 and under are free ; Kids 5-7 $14.95 ; Adults $18.95 ; Seniors $16.95

    Cape Cod Maritime Museum

    Address: 135 South Street, Hyannis

    Website

    Phone: (508) 775-1723

    Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Admission: Adults (18+) $10; Students (6-17) and Seniors $8; Children (5 and under) $5; Active military and children 3 and under are free

    Coast Guard Heritage Museum

    Address: 3353 Main Street, Barnstable

    Website

    Phone: (508) 362-8521

    Hours: Opens for the season on May 1st

    Admission: General admission $5; Children 12 and under and active Coast Guard personnel are free

    Cape Cod History

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    Stony Brook Grist Mill and Museum

    Address: 830 Stony Brook Road, Brewster

    Website

    Phone: (508) 896-1734

    Hours: Open every Saturday in July and August 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

    Admission: Free

    Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum

    Address: 1 High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown

    Website:

    Phone: (508) 487-1310

    Hours: the museum is open Sunday through Saturday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm (open seasonally, opening day is April 1)

    Admission: Adults $14; Children (4-12) $6; Seniors and Students (12-17) $11; Children under 4 are free

    Atwood House and Museum

    Address: 347 Stage Harbor Road, Chatham

    Website

    Phone: (508) 945-2493

    Hours: The museum opens for the season in May, but the office is open

    Admission: Adults $10; Children (ages 8-18) $5; Children age 7 and under are free

    Highland House Museum

    Address: 6 Highland Light Road, North Truro

    Website

    Phone: (508) 487-3397

    Hours: The museum will reopen for the season in June

    Admission: Adults $7; Children (ages 6 -17) $5; Children ages 6 and under are free

    Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center

    Address: 60 Ed Moffitt Drive, Sandwich

    Website

    Phone: (508) 833-9678

    Hours: Open for the season May 1st

    Admission: Free

    Chatham Marconi – RCA Wireless Museum

    Address: 847 Orleans Road, Chatham

    Website

    Phone: (508) 945-8889

    Hours: Friday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Saturday 10:30 am – 4:30 pm; Sunday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Admission: Adults (ages 22 – 65) $10; Student (13 – 21) $5; Children 12 and under free; Seniors (66 +) $7.50

    French Cable Station Museum

    Address: 41 South Orleans Road, Orleans

    Website

    Phone: (508) 240-1735

    Hours: Opening for the season June 7th

    Admission: Free

    Chatham Railroad Museum

    Address: 153 Depot Road, Chatham

    Website

    Phone: (508) 945-5100

    Hours: Opens for the season mid-June

    Admission: Free but donations accepted

    John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum

    Address: 397 Main Street, Hyannis

    Website

    Phone: (508) 790-3077

    Hours: Thursday through Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Admission: Adults (18-61) $12; Children (8-17) $6; Children 7 and under are free; Seniors $10; Student with an ID $6

    Cape Cod Museums

    Fill your cold winter days by taking in one of the many Cape Cod museums of the area or check out our list of Free Cape Cod Winter Activities. We also have a list of Top 6 Cape Cod Kids Winter Activities to cure you and the kids of your winter cabin fever.

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