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Mysteries and Revelations – A Virtual Gallery

Welcome to this unique and ambitious exhibition curated by the Cape Cod Museum of Art. You and your family can spend hours viewing and studying exhibits donated by 36 museums across ...

Photographing Sharks and Whales of the World

Dr. Tom Burns has been photographing sharks and whales for more than 20 years. His pursuit of these encounters has taken him around the world. Years of interactions with these highly ...

Archaeology Month on Cape Cod

October is Massachusetts Archaeology Month and the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History has scheduled a bevy of programs to guide you back in time. Dates: Wednesdays ~ Sundays October 4th – ...

Tackling Climate Change One Person at a Time

An interview with Andy Stern, founder of Smartfin technology   Dr. Andy Stern visits the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History along the Cape Cod Museum Trail. Some people retire to ...

Museum Trail Special – Two for One at Toad Hall

Toad Hall Classic Sports Car Collection is offering a special for September.   Buy 1 admission at the regular price of $8.00, and get 1 admission free.   Just mention the “Museum ...

Splash ! Hidden Hollow Discovery Area to Expand for Spring

The most popular feature in Heritage Museums & Gardens’ Hidden Hollow™ two-acre outdoor discovery area will be enhanced this fall, providing children and families with expanded outdoor exploration activities in ...

Mysteries and Revelations – Discovering Cape Cod’s Museum Treasures

…An historic painting of great value was stolen from Provincetown and years later found in Tucson, Arizona…an engraved spoon enigmatically framed leads to the discovery of a little known funeral ...

Two New Special Exhibits at the Atwood House & Museum – From Clothing to the Military

  When you visit the Atwood House & Museum this season, you'll encounter two very different exhibitions:   Chatham in the Military As our Nation emerged into a United States, wars shaped not only ...

World-renowned Artist John Stobart Comes to Cape Cod

Scroll below for a small taste of the John Stobart exhibit at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum.   Read about how the museum has creatively merged the exhibit with a unique apprenticeship ...

Welcoming Historical Murals to Osterville

Below this story, enjoy a photo tour of the museum and especially the Coleman murals.  Then, keep scrolling for highlights of a visit to the Osterville Historical Museum.   The Osterville ...

JFK at 100 – Take a Photo Tour

John F. Kennedy’s words inspired not only his generation but continue to inspire generations of people around the globe. How did he become a man so committed to public service?  ...

Tour the Briggs-McDermott House and Historic Bourne Village

This Greek Revival-style house has been restored and furnished to reflect the period from 1840 to 1910, an important time for the Briggs family and Bourne. The Society is proud ...