Located on 100 acres of gardens and nature trails, Heritage is Cape Cod’s premier cultural attraction for people of all ages. Heritage holds a significant collection of specialty gardens and water features. Hidden Hollow™, an interactive family-friendly area, allows for play and exploration of the natural world. Heritage also has three gallery buildings housing automobiles, American folk art, historical artifacts, a vintage carousel, and special exhibitions.
From historic Sandwich to the artists’ colony in Provincetown, every town and village on Cape Cod has artists’ studios, music festivals, galleries and craft shops to enjoy. The Cape has over 83 museums to explore, including the Cape Cod Museum of Art and Heritage Museums & Gardens. There are outdoor concert and the world-class Cape Symphony. Theaters abound, including the Cape Playhouse, America’s oldest professional summer theater. Historic attractions are plentiful, from the JFK Hyannis Museum to Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown.
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Exploring the history of the USCG since 1790.
Open Tuesday - Saturday 10 to 3 May 1 to November 1
Cape Cod’s favorite regional theater! Cape Rep pursues an exciting thought-provoking mix of contemporary and classic plays and musicals. Now in its 23rd year, Cape Rep has two theatres on over 7.5 acres on the north side of Route 6A in Nickerson State Park.
Let your imagination swim wild with a visit to the New England Aquarium in nearby Boston! Marvel at the bustling penguin colony, then circle the four-story Caribbean coral reef teeming with sea turtles, eels, barracuda, tarpon and hundreds more tropical fish. Get up close to ocean animals local to Cape Cod—including sea turtles, shore birds and American lobsters. Your Aquarium adventure includes playful seals, eye-catching jellies and unforgettable hands-on experiences with the smooth skin of cownose rays gliding under your fingertips.
The College Light Opera Company has been performing to sold-out audiences at Highfield Theatre since 1969 and is among the very best of American summer theatre traditions. An independent not-for-profit educational theatre, CLOC’s mission is to produce world-class music theatre for Cape Cod audiences while at the same time providing a training ground for America’s up-and-coming young artists. The company is made up of 32 talented singers, a fine 18-piece orchestra, and 13 dedicated technicians, all of whom are hand selected annually from applicants all across the country.
The Cape Cod Museum of Arts' mission is to collect, conserve, study, interpret and exhibit works by outstanding artists associated with Cape Cod and the Islands. Through its programs, the museum seeks to preserve the artistic heritage of the area and to foster artistic and cultural growth within the individual and the community.
Every facet of this jewel box movie house and cultural center is unique, affordable, and community driven. The Orpheum is a quality cinema with two screens with 3-D capability, 6.1 SurroundSound© audio, and extremely comfortable seats with widely-spaced aisles. We feature first-run major motion pictures plus art house films, independent productions and documentaries, including locally-produced films. In addition, the Orpheum offers creative alternative programming for children, elders, and families.
Plymouth, America's Hometown was the site of the first permanent settlement of English colonists in New England. Visit a recreation of that settlement at the 1627 English Village and Native Homesite at Plimoth Plantation. Board Mayflower II, a reproduction of the ship that sailed the Colonists to the New World.
Speaking Music Inc., is a company run by Sergei Novikov, a Russian immigrant who moved to America at age 21 with a dream of living his life as a free man. Sergei came here to make a better life for himself.
The nation’s oldest continuously operating public museum, Pilgrim Hall Museum houses an unmatched collection of Pilgrim possessions telling the story of brave and determined men and women building lives and homes for themselves and their children in a new world. See William Bradford’s Bible, Myles Standish’s sword, the only portrait of a Pilgrim (Edward Winslow) painted from life, the cradle of New England’s first–born, Peregrine White, the great chair of William Brewster, and the earliest sampler made in America, embroidered by Myles Standish’s daughter.