Cape Cod Children's Museum

More than 20 interactive play-&-learn exhibits designed for 6-month-olds to 8-year-olds. The opening of the Museum in 1992. Dozens of exhibits focused on science and dramatic play. The staff developed programs and classes for preschool children, and created outreach programs for local schools. The Museum quickly became a treasured part of the community and remains an important resource for area families and visitors.

Whydah Pirate Museum

Geared for ages “6 to 106” the Whydah Pirate Museum is a “must-see” historical attraction on Cape Cod, our exhibition is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the entire family—whether you have just a half hour, or an entire afternoon!

Heritage Museums & Gardens

Heritage Museums & Gardens is the largest public garden in Southern New England. It is located on 100 acres of magnificent grounds and trails on the banks of Shawme Pond in Historic Sandwich.Hidden Hollow, a family-friendly outdoor discovery area, is a place for exploration of the outdoors and our place in it. Heritage offers three gallery buildings housing permanent exhibits of world-class automobiles, a working vintage carousel, American folk art, and featured special exhibitions.

John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum

The John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum is a historical museum located at 397 Main Street Hyannis, Massachusetts. The museum includes a thematic panorama of photographs, archival films, artifacts, text panels, and oral histories of John F. Kennedy and his family.

Cape Cod Maritime Museum

On a unique and compelling site on Hyannis Harbor, the Cape Cod Maritime Museum serves as a focal point for the Cape and Island’s maritime tradition. Boat building, cultural exhibits, maritime festivals, marine artifacts, shipwrecks, children’s programs and more flow in and out of the museum building on a year-round basis. Outreach programs and collaborations with area schools, museums, historical societies and arts institutions throughout Cape Cod continue to grow, promising new and exciting opportunities to share the maritime experience with residents and visitors alike.

Did you know?

The museum has the largest publicly displayed scrimshaw collection on Cape Cod with maritime projects for children and adults. Also offered are private chartered sails on their catboat, Sarah, a replica of an 1886 Crosby catboat.

The Cape Cod Maritime Museum in Hyannis, naturally overlooking Hyannis Harbor, boasts a vast gallery of history on such a vibrant element of Cape Cod’s structure. As you tour the museum, one finds themselves becoming absorbed in the mariner culture and what it’s like to live this lifestyle.

Adults: $10.00
Students (6-17) & Seniors (65+): $8.00


135 South St
Hyannis, Massachusetts 02601
 Phone: (508) 775-1723

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Creature Feature at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

January 1 - July 31

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, was founded in 1954. Our mission is to encourage and advance understanding of our natural environment through discovery and learning. The museum is housed in a 17,000 square foot building on its own 80-acre site and abutted by 320 acres of town- and Conservation-owned land.


The Museum has two floors of exhibits explaining the coastal change creation of Cape Cod, Native American presence; archaeology showing 8,000 years of human activity; native animals and habitats; films, lectures and workshops on a variety of topics are offered year round along with special programs for children especially during school vacation; our KidSummer nature program; an impressive display of indigenous and migratory preserved birds, an aquarium that is a microcosm of the Cape with salt, brackish and freshwater specimens; the Eldridge Arnold birdcarving exhibit; examples of biomimicry and learning through nature to solve 21st century problems; and special, temporary exhibits to enhance the permanent collection. We are surrounded by 300 acres with nature trails meandering through woodland, salt marsh and on the shore of Cape Cod Ba

Highfield Hall & Gardens

Plan to stay an hour or a full day to view our seasonal art exhibitions, stroll through beautifully restored gardens or take a trail walk in Beebe Woods

Attend a world-class music performance, or just enjoy the serene ambiance of Highfield Hall. You can bring a picnic to enjoy on a bench in the garden or under one of the splendid beech trees on the property.

Their permanent exhibition, The Highfield Story, tells the dramatic history of Highfield Hall and traces its journey from private family enclave, to abandoned edifice, to the pride of our community.



Tuesday – Friday | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

You can explore the walking trails, historic gardens, and Music Garden on the grounds daily from dawn to dusk.

Highfield Hall is open year-round for special events, cultural programs, community use, corporate meetings and private rentals. Check our calendar to see what’s happening at Highfield.

Highfield Hall & Gardens
56 Highfield Drive
P.O. Box 494
Falmouth, MA 02541

(508) 495-1878 phone