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

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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 ~

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 ~

Addison Art Gallery

With collectors from throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, the Addison Art Gallery is widely known for its integrity and exceptional personal service. Also the most active gallery in the region, and one of the most active in the country, Addison Art Gallery is surpassing its own high standards for presenting an intriguing season of shows.... show more

Categories: Art Galleries

43 South Orleans Road, Orleans ~ (508) 255-6200 ~

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 ~

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 ~

Martha's Vineyard Museum

The Martha's Vineyard Museum campus accommodates both the Island's largest museum and the only research library dedicated to the history of the Vineyard. The objects collections of the MVM, donated or purchased over the past 80 years, includes over 30,000 items relating to all aspects of life on Martha’s Vineyard. The Martha's Vineyard Museum... show more

Categories: Historical Museums

59 School Street, Edgartown ~ (508) 627-4441 ~

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Discover what Cape Cod is all about at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster! We integrate natural history, nature education for adults and children, and steward 400 acres of beautiful conservation land. Walk the trails, attend exciting programs, spend the day strolling through our informative and visually stunning exhibits, wind... show more

Categories: Natural History Museums, Sightseeing & Tours

869 Main Street/Route 6A, Brewster ~ (508) 896-3867 ~

Cape Cod National Seashore

The Cape Cod National Seashore encompasses 43,607 acres of protected beaches, bogs, marshlands, and ponds. A truly pristine, beautiful, and special area of Cape Cod.

Categories: Historical Museums

50 Doane Rd, Eastham ~

Sandwich Boardwalk

The Sandwich Boardwalk is a raised boardwalk that runs across Mill Creek to Town Neck Beach. It offers spectacular views and is a great spot for watching wildlife.

Categories: Nature Trails

Jarves St., Sandwich ~

Tree's Place

Your destination for Fine Art, Unique Gifts, and Beautiful Domestic and Imported Tile. Tree's Place, located in Orleans, Massachusetts has specialized in offering items of quality and beauty for over forty years. Our nationally recognized gallery features the works of some of America's finest established and emerging artists. The tilery offers... show more

Categories: Art Galleries

Route 6A at 28, Orleans ~ (508) 255-1330 ~

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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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