Cape Cod Museums

Michael Leighton
Michael Leighton
Published on March 17, 2019

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

Cape Cod art

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

Cape Cod nature

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

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Cape Cod History on the Water

Cape Cod history on the water

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

Cape Cod History

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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