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Art & Museums – Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket

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Nantucket Whaling Museum

Housed in a former candle factory built immediately following Nantucket's Great Fire in 1846, the museum was restored in 2005. Featured exhibits include a restored 1847 candle factory, expanded top-quality exhibition space, and thea forty-six foot skeleton of a sperm whale that washed ashore on New Year's Day in 1998, the 1849 Fresnel Lens used... show more

Categories: Natural History Museums

15 Broad St, Nantucket ~ (508) 228-1894 ~

Little Beach Gallery

The Little Beach Gallery is a 1500 sq foot space that currently hosts over 30 Local Artists. The common thread among all these artists is the inspiration of the ocean and the beautiful thing we call, "The Beach." The gallery includes an array of original artwork from emerging and established Cape Cod artists including glass, wood, silk, raku... show more

Categories: Art Galleries

539 South Street, Hyannis ~ (508) 775-5522 ~

The Scrimshander Gallery

The Scrimshander Gallery, located on historic Old South Wharf in Nantucket, is a destination of choice for scrimshaw collectors and art lovers alike. The gallery began in 1990 as a showcase for artist Michael Vienneau's scrimshaw, carvings and artwork. Mr. Vienneau has been working as a professional Scrimshander since 1974 and his artwork is in... show more

Categories: Art Galleries

10 Old South Wharf, Nantucket ~ (508) 228-1004 ~

The Bowersock Gallery

The Bowersock Gallery was established in 2004 as a venue to encourage and explore a deeper interest and enjoyment for contemporary, modern, abstract and classical works of art. We are dedicated to being one of the foremost art galleries in New England. Currently representing thirty established New England artists as well as emerging new artists,... show more

Categories: Art Galleries

373 Commercial Street, Provincetown ~ (508) 487-4994 ~

A Will O' the Wisp

A unique shop of gifts, collectibles and crafts from local Cape Cod artisans. Among the unique products in our shop you will find antiques, art, collectibles, furniture, jellies & jams, jewelry, pottery, sculptures. Some popular items to bring back to family and friends as souvenirs of your visit to Truro are our Antique Sterling Silverware... show more

Categories: Art & Crafts

2 Truro Road, Truro ~ (508) 349-1482 ~

HandCraft House

Offering a distinctive collection of functional and decorative art for the home and garden since 1986. The HandCraft House Gallery features the watercolor paintings of gallery owner Eileen Smith, and the hand made creations of America's leading craft artisans. You'll find jewelry including a wide variety of earrings, necklaces and pins;... show more

Categories: Art & Crafts

3966 Route 6A, Brewster ~ (508) 240-1412 ~

Heritage Museums & Gardens

Set on 100 stunning acres of gardens, nature trails, and open spaces, Heritage Museums & Gardens is the only place where you can browse through rare works of art, fly through the trees on a zip line, and see iconic antique automobiles all in one day. Explore Hidden Hollow™, an interactive outdoor discovery area for kids of all ages. Take a ride on... show more

Categories: Natural History Museums

67 Grove Street, Sandwich ~ (508) 888-3300 ~

Provincetown Museum of Art

The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) is a nationally recognized, year-round cultural institution that fuses the creative energy of America’s oldest active art colony with the natural beauty of outer Cape Cod that has inspired artists for generations. PAAM embodies the qualities that make Provincetown an enduring American center for... show more

Categories: Art Museums

High Pole Hill Road, Provincetown ~ (508) 487-1310 ~

Quidley & Company

Quidley & Company is a fine art gallery offering Landscape, Marine, Still Life, and Figurative paintings by preeminent contemporary artists including Peter T. Quidley. Quidley & Company proudly offers selected works by master artists from the United States and Europe, each renowned for their period and genre. We are a full service gallery,... show more

Categories: Art Galleries

26 Main Street, Nantucket ~ (508) 228-4300 ~

Highland Light

Highland Light is the oldest lighthouse on the Cape, built in 1797 in an effort to reduce the large number of shipwrecks. It was the first lighthouse in the nation to include a flashing light.

Categories: Historical Museums

27 Highland Light Rd., Truro ~

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Vacation is all about relaxing. What better way to compliment your time basking on the beaches than strolling through the many terrific museums and art galleries on the Cape and Islands. From the Kennedy Museum and Classic Sports Car Collection in Hyannis, the Nantucket Whaling and the Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museums on Nantucket, and the Martha’s Vineyard Museum in Edgartown, treat yourself to a wealth of fascinating information about the history of this unique area and view the artifacts that bring it alive for adults and kids alike.

Or, if you are not a history buff, let our Vacation Planner point you in the direction of the myriad of different art galleries featuring eclectic displays of local and other fine art and crafts. A great alternative to sun and crowd exposure on the beaches during the day, museums and galleries also provide a lovely opportunity to prolong the enjoyment of a romantic dining experience in the evenings.

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