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

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Expedition Whydah

Learn about the history of the Whydah Pirate Ship, the only verified pirate shipwreck ever discovered. The ship wrecked off Wellfleet in 1717, taking with her the treasures of fifty plundered ships.

Open April 15 to October 31

Admission:
- Adults $10
- Seniors & Children 12 and under $8
- Under 6 Free

Categories: Historical Museums

16 Macmillan Wharf, Provincetown ~ (508) 487-8899 ~

Jobi Pottery

Jobi™ Pottery is a Truro cottage industry that began in 1953. Today, owner/designer Susan Kurtzman still uses the original mid-century casting molds to create pottery in her Truro studio. Every piece of pottery and pottery dinnerware is handmade and hand painted.

Categories: Pottery

3 Depot Road, Truro ~ (508) 349-2303 ~

Donna Mahan Studio

Working with glass and found objects,  Donna adapts art to form and function. The end result may be in the form of fused-glass jewelry, a free form sculpture, a reinvented window or a rustic birdhouse, that reflect her passion for brilliant colored glass.

Categories: Other Art & Museums

446 Route 6, North Truro ~ (774) 487-1195 ~

Highland House Museum

The Highland House Museum occupies one of Truro's best known landmarks, the 1907 Highland House Hotel. Exhibits provide fascinating insight into the lives of the people of Truro dating back to early European settlers and the Native Americans that preceded them.

Categories: Historical Museums

Highland Light Road, North Truro ~ (508) 487-3397 ~

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 ~

Frying Pan Gallery

The Frying Pan Gallery is Wellfleet's newest gallery space. Situated on Wellfleet harbor, the gallery was created by contributing artist Steve Swain in one of the last remaining authentic oyster shack buildings on the waterfront.

Categories: Art Galleries

250 Commercial St, Wellfleet ~ (508) 349-0011 ~

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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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