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

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Thornton Burgess Museum

The Museum features a variety of memorabilia relating to the life and times of Thornton Burgess - the famed children's author, naturalist and native son of Sandwich.

Categories: Historical Museums

4 Water Street, Sandwich ~ 508.888.6870 ~

The Sturgis Library

Constructed in 1644 for the Reverend John Lothrop, founder of Barnstable, the house which forms the original part of the Sturgis Library is the oldest library building in the United States. The building is also one of the oldest houses remaining on Cape Cod. Since Reverend Lothrop used the front room of the house for public worship, another... show more

Categories: Historical Museums

3090 Main Street, Barnstable ~ (508) 362-6636 ~

The Underground Art Gallery

Impressionistic paintings are for sale in oil, watercolor and acrylic by Karen North Wells of seascapes, landscapes, flowers and local landmarks. Also over 100 cards, 60 prints and 50 tiles are for sale and on exhibit. Please come visit this unique earth-sheltered gallery covered with 100 tons of earth supported by 10 tree trunks. The gallery... show more

Categories: Art Galleries

673 Satucket Road, Brewster ~ (508) 896-3757 ~

Atlantic White Shark Conservacy

The AWSC Shark Center offers an in-depth look at one of the ocean's most magnificent and misunderstood species: the Great White Shark! Through interactive exhibits, videos, and displays, the center offers many ways to learn about groundbreaking research and one of Cape Cod's most captivating summer residents. The Shark Center caters to all... show more

Categories: Natural History Museums

235 Orleans Rd, Chatham ~ (508) 348-5901 ~

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 ~

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 ~

Cape Cod Maritime Museum

Dedicated to celebrating, preserving & interpreting Cape Cod's maritime past, present & future, and inspiring passion and respect for the sea & how it continues to shape Cape Cod.

Categories: Historical Museums

135 South Street , Hyannis ~ 508-775-1706 ~

Cavalier Galleries, Inc.

Cavalier Gallery opened on Nantucket on June 1, 2000, and the gallery was an immediate success. It is our mission to present significant exhibitions for our clients to enjoy and exceptional works in painting, sculpture and photography worthy of their consideration.

Categories: Art Galleries

34 Main Street, Nantucket ~ (508) 325-4405 ~

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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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