This Cape Cod Museum guide is the best companion for history lovers. Cape Cod is a historic colonial area which numerous attractions, even for the most well versed of visitors. No matter what the weather looks like, you will still have plenty of things to do in Cape Cod. As I have mentioned in my previous posts, Cape Cod is an amazing place all year round! The Cape Cod Museum guide would be incomplete without these 5 amazing attractions, which are bound to amaze you. Most of these are open all year round, so they are perfect for those of you looking for a cosy getaway in the Fall and Winter months. Let’s take a look at the Hall of Fame of Cape Cod Museums together!
1. Cape Cod Museum of Art
The Cape Cod Museum of Art is a lovely place to visit with your loved one or with your entire family. Located in Dennis, the Cape Cod Museum of Art is ideal for art lovers, as its collections are updated very frequently. The Museum currently hosts two exhibits, The Art of Antony Quinn and Works from the Vortex. The Cape Cod Museum of Art is open from Tuesday to Sunday until 5 pm, and remains closed on Mondays and holidays (It is also closed on Tuesday in the Winter). For extensive information on the Museum you can visit its official website here.
2. The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History is a spectacular playground for children and adults! From archeology to beehives and ecotourism, the museum offers a wide variety of learning subjects to keep you and your children entertained and educated. Please visit the official website for further information and prepare yourselves for an experience to remember!
3. Cape Cod Maritime Museum
Located in Hyannis, the Cape Cod Maritime Museum offers the unique opportunity to experience a museum outside of the ordinary. With its primary and rotating exhibits, the museum is ideal for sailing and history enthusiasts! The Museum also offers a series of educational programs for kids and teens, which are incredibly entertaining and profoundly educational.
4.Cape Cod Children’s Museum
A place as thoughtfully organized and maintained to provide the outmost visiting experience, would not be complete without its own Children’s Museum. Having a long history of education and fun, the Museum is located in Mashpee. Its activities and exhibits are so interesting and diverse, that the official website prompts parents to allow several hours for their visit so as to enjoy their stay as much as possible. A truly wonderful place for our little friends and their parents!
5. The Coast Guard Heritage Museum
Surrounded by the ocean and the bay, Cape Cod couldn’t possibly miss its own Coast Guard Heritage Museum. Located in Barnstable, this relatively new museum opened its doors in 2005, but the history it hosts and caters to goes as far back as 1790. The exhibits aim to tell the stories of the Coast Guard and its contribution to the wellbeing of the inhabitants of Cape Cod and the nation.
So what are you waiting for? Book your stay and start exploring now!
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