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

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Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Located next to important shipping lanes when maritime travel was in its heyday, Nantucket Island saw hundreds of vessels passing by each day. Come enjoy our captivating exhibits.

Categories: Natural History Museums

158 Polpis Road, Nantucket ~ (508) 228-1885 ~

 

Marconi Station

Although the towers are no longer standing, it was at this site in 1903 that the first transatlantic wireless communication took place.

Categories: Historical Museums

Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet ~

 

Jan Collins Selman Fine Art

Featuring the works of Jan Collins Selman and other award-winning Cape Cod artists and New England artists, in the fields of oil painting, watercolors, pastels, ceramics, mobiles, wooden vessels, sculpture, and limited edition fine art and glicee prints.

Categories: Art Galleries

317 Main St, Falmouth ~ (508) 457-5533 ~

 

Whydah Pirate Museum

Come see the world's only authenticated pirate treasure at this brand new interactive museum! It is a great learning experience for children and adults of all ages.

Categories: Children, Historical Museums

(508) 534-9571 ~

 

The Granary Gallery

Housed in a restored grain-storage barn, the gallery enjoys a unique setting, exhibiting a combination of fine art and antiques. Come and visit one of the most popular and celebrated galleries on Martha's Vineyard. At the front entrance of the gallery, you can see on the lawn several sculptures and antiques. Once inside you will discover the... show more

Categories: Art Galleries

636 Old County Rd, West Tisbury ~ (800) 472-6279 ~

 

Cousen Rose Gallery

Housed in a charming home, this lovely gallery offers paintings, prints, photography, pottery, books, wearable art and unique jewelry. Exhibitions and "Wine Sip and Art Exhibit Nights" are held and the works of fine artists and artisans are featured.

Categories: Art Galleries

71 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs ~ (508) 693-6656 ~

 

Chatham Railroad Museum

The Chatham Railroad Museum is contained in the beautifully restored 1887 railroad depot that served Chatham residents and visitors for many years. Featuring an architectural style called Railroad Gothic, the depot contains hundreds of exhibits and the New York Central model locomotives in use at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. The Museum is child... show more

Categories: Historical Museums

549 Main Street, Chatham ~ (508) 945-5100 ~

 

Sandwich Glass Museum

Presenting an outstanding & memorable educational experience through the Museum's collections, exhibitions, educational programs, library, communications, products & publications.

Categories: Historical Museums, Sightseeing & Tours

129 Main Street, Sandwich ~ 508-888-0251 ~

 

Cahoon Museum of American Art

Highlights of the permanent collection include the works of Cape Cod artists Ralph Cahoon and Martha Cahoon and other prominent 19th Century American artwork by Ralph Blakelock, William Bradford, James Buttersworth, John J. Enneking, Alvan Fisher, Levi Wells Prentice and William Matthew Prior. Seven or eight special exhibitions over the year cover... show more

Categories: Art Museums

4676 Falmouth Rd, Cotuit ~ (508) 428-7581 ~

 

Plimoth Plantation

At historic Plimoth Plantation, you can experience what that first Thanksgiving was like for the Pilgrims who came to live side by side with, and learn from, the Wampanoag Indians. The English Village is a re-creation of the settlement that existed in 1627. You will meet role playing colonists who speak, act, and dress as the Pilgrims did then,... show more

Categories: Historical Museums

137 Warren Avenue, Plymouth ~ (508) 746-1622 ~

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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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