Pages of History

Stony Brook Grist Mill

Brewster’s Stony Brook Grist Mill has enjoyed a fascinating history—and a thorough restoration

Stony Brook Grist

Chatham Enigma Machine - CodeBreakers

Chatham exhibit shares the story of Nazi Germany’s Enigma Machines—and the Cape Codders who intercepted their messages and helped win the war!.

The Enigma Machine

Historic Quilt Squares

Bourne exhibit to showcase historic town quilts.

Bourne exhibit to showcase historic town quilts


The Cape I Remember

A look back at summertime when the living was easy – on 1930s Cape Cod…

The Cape I Remember

A Legacy of Caring

Orleans’ Snow family has helped raise the quality of life for Cape Codders near and far…

Legacy of Caring

Osterville's Seapuit Golf Club

Splendid Views, Tough Lies, Fresh Oysters on the half shell — and dollar-a-day caddies…

Osterville's Seapuit Golf Club


60 Years Under the Big Top

The Cape Cod Melody Tent celebrates more than a half-century of musical magic…

60 Years Under the Big Top

Days and Nights

Days Cottages are relics of Depression-era Cape Cod and an important setting for a summer in Truro….

Days and Nights

100 Years Strong

Provincetown’s impressive Pilgrim Monument dedication ceremony 100 years ago…

100 Years Strong


Three Vignettes

Cape Cod sea captiains provided ready-made talent from decades of seafaring dominance…

Three Vignettes

The Living Past

The Osterville Historical Museum’s Cammett House enshrines the life of Cape Cod villagers centuries ago…

The Living Past

Traces of Time

Monomoy Island’s fascinating history includes tragic shipwrecks and acts of selfless heroism….

Traces of Time


 

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Your portal to the past…click on the interactive map to dive into your favorite Cape and Islands historical societies & museums!

History Map

Guide to Historical Societies & Museums…

1

Bourne Historical Society

30 Keene St.
Bourne, MA 02532
www.bournehistoricalsociety.org

2

Bourne Society for Historic Preservation

22 Sandwich Road
Olde Bourne Village
www.bournepreservation.org

3

Sandwich Historical Commission

142 Main St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
www.sandwichhistory.org

4

Sandwich Glass Museum

129 Main St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
www.sandwichglassmuseum.org

5

Heritage Museums and Gardens

67 Grove St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org

6

Thornton Burgess Society

6 Discovery Hill Road.
E. Sandwich, MA 02563
www.thorntonburgess.org

7

Benjamin Nye Homestead and Museum

85 Old County Road
Sandwich, MA 02563
www.nyefamily.org

8

Falmouth Museums on the Green

55 and 65 Palmer Avenue
Falmouth, MA 02540
www.museumsonthegreen.org

9

Woods Hole Historical Museum

579 Woods Hole Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543
www.woodsholemuseum.org

10

Highfield Hall and Gardens

56 Highfield Dr.
Falmouth, MA 02540
www.highfieldhallandgardens.org

11

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe

483 Great Neck Rd.
South Mashpee, MA 02649
www.mashpeewampanoagtribe.com

12

Cahoon Museum of American Art

9 North St.
Mashpee Commons, Mashpee, MA 02649
www.cahoonmuseum.org

13

Barnstable Historical Society

3087 Main Street
Barnstable, MA 02630
www.barnstablehistoricalsociety.org

14

Tales of Cape Cod

Route 6A & Rendezvous Lane
Barnstable, MA 02630
www.talesofcapecod.org

15

John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

397 Main St.
Hyannis, MA 02601
www.jfkhyannismuseum.org

16

Cape Cod Maritime Museum

135 South Street.
Hyannis, MA 02601
www.capecodmaritimemuseum.org

17

Centerville Historical Society

513 Main St.
Centerville, MA 02632
www.centervillehistoricalmuseum.org

18

Osterville Historical Society

155 West Bay Road
Osterville, MA 02655
www.ostervillemuseum.org

19

The Historical Society of Santuit and Cotuit

1148 Main St.
Cotuit, MA 02635
www.cotuithistoricalsociety.org

20

Marstons Mills Historical Society

Marstons Mills, MA
www.marstonsmillshistorical.org

21

The Historical Society of Old Yarmouth

11 Strawberry Lane
Yarmouthport, MA 02675
www.hsoy.org

22

Dennis Historical Society

1801 Jericho Historical Center
90 Old Main St.
W.Dennis, MA 02670
www.dennishistoricalsociety.org

23

1736 Josiah Dennis Manse Museum

77 Nobscussett Rd.
Dennis, MA 02638
www.dennishistoricalsociety.org

24

Cape Cod Museum of Art

60 Hope Lane
Dennis, MA 02638
www.ccmoa.org

25

Brewster Historical Society

3171 Main St.
Brewster, MA 02631
www.brewsterhistoricalsociety.org

26

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

869 Main St.
Brewster, MA 02631
www.ccmnh.org

27

Harwich Historical Society

80 Parallel St.
Harwich, MA 02645
www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org

28

Chatham Historical Society

Atwood House Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Rd.
Chatham, MA 02533
www.chathamhistoricalsociety.org

29

Chatham Marconi Museum

847 Orleans Rd.
North Chatham, MA 02650
www.chathammarconi.org

30

Orleans Historical Society and Museum

3 River Rd.
Orleans, MA 02653
www.orleanshistoricalsociety.org

31

French Cable Station Museum

41 South Orleans Rd.
Orleans, MA 02653
www.frenchcablestationmuseum.org

32

Eastham Historical Society

Schoolhouse Museum, 25 Schoolhouse Rd.
Eastham, MA 02642
www.easthamhistoricalsociety.org

33

Wellfleet Historical Society and Museum

266 Main St.
Wellfleet, MA 02667
www.wellfleethistoricalsociety.org

34

Truro Historical Society

Highland House Museum, 6 Highland Light Rd. Truro 02666
Cobb Archive, 13 Truro Center Rd., Truro 02666
www.trurohistorical.org

35

Pilgrim Monument/Provincetown Museum

High Pole Hill Rd.
Provincetown, MA 02657
www.pilgrim-monument.org

36

Martha’s Vineyard Historical Society

Martha’s Vineyard Museum
59 School St.
Edgartown, MA 02539
www.marthasvineyardhistory.org

37

Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association

Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
www.mvcma.org

38

Nantucket Historical Society

Whaling Museum
13 Broad St.
Nantucket, MA 02554
www.nha.org

39

Cuttyhunk Historical Society

Museum of the Elizabeth Islands
23 Tower Hill Rd.
Cuttyhunk, MA 02713
www.cuttyhunkhistoricalsociety.org