Cape Cod Attractions
Cape Cod has attractions and sights for the whole family! With its rich history to its new age culture, there is something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Cape Cod is filled with quanit towns with shops and stores that line the streets. Check out Main Street in Hyannis! Or choose from something listed below!
Historical and Cultural
The Edward Gorey House (10 Mins away)
The Edward Gorey House celebrates and preserves the life and works of Edward Gorey, an American author, illustrator, playwright, set and costume designer. In honor of his legacy, The House, owned and lived in by Gorey himself, displays his diverse and extraordinary talents and reflects his distinct personality.
Sandwich Glass Museum (22 Mins away)
The Sandwich Historical Society and Glass Museum interpret the history of the town of Sandwich and its glass industry. Exhibits of glass and historical items tell the story of the town's greatest contribution to the American Industrial Revolution. More than 6,000 glass pieces created by Sandwich glass companies are on display. Live daily glassblowing demonstrations, a multi-media theater and changing contemporary glass exhibits make it a "must see".
Cape Cod Museum Of Natural History (20 Mins away)
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, was founded in 1954. Our mission is to encourage and advance understanding of our natural environment through discovery and learning. The museum is housed in a 17,000 square foot building on its own 80-acre site and abutted by 320 acres of town- and Conservation-owned land.
Bourne Society Historic House (27 Mins away)
The Jonathan Bourne Historical Center is a notable example of the skill of the Boston architect Henry Vaughn. The 1897 structure originally served as the Bourne Town Library and overlooks the Cape Cod Canal. It is a fine example of American Colonial English Renaissance) style featuring yellow tapestry brick and red slate roof construction along with large Palladian windows. A handsome stained glass window depicting “St. Michael and the Dragon” by Clayton & Bell of London, England graces the reading room.
Woods Hole Historical Museum (49 Mins away)
The Woods Hole Historical Museum is a lively small museum with changing exhibits and diverse programs appealing to people with wide interests. Founded as an adjunct to the Woods Hole Library "to establish and preserve a collection of objects and materials of cultural, historical, and artistic value," it has grown to a campus of several buildings housing exhibit, workshop, and archival space, as well as becoming an active publisher of works of local and historical interest. Admission is free.
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