Heritage Museums & Gardens
Get a feel for what life was like for early settlers by touring Hoxie House, the oldest house on Cape Cod (c 1640). The saltbox-style...
Dexter Grist Mill
This restored mill on the edge of Shawme Pond dates to 1654 and has centuries-old gears that still grind cornmeal. Bring a camera; with...
Thornton W Burgess Museum
A treat for young kids is the tiny Thornton W Burgess Museum, named for the Sandwich native who wrote the Peter Cottontail series....
Belfry Inne & Bistro
If you like quirky, this restaurant (in the B&B of the same name) occupies the sanctuary of a former church and is one of the Cape's...
Heritage Museums & Gardens information
Lonely Planet review
Fun for kids and adults alike, the 76-acre Heritage Museums & Gardens sports a superb vintage automobile collection in a Shaker-style round barn, an authentic 1912 carousel (rides free with admission) and unusual folk art collections. The grounds also contain one of the finest rhododendron gardens in America; from mid-May to mid-June thousands of 'rhodies' blaze with color.