The Sandwich Historical Society and Glass Museum interpret the history of the town and its glass industry. Exhibits of glass and historical items tell the story of the town’s greatest contribution to the American Industrial Revolution. Displays offer more than 6,000 pieces, in fifteen galleries, created by the different glass companies in Sandwich during the 19th and 20th centuries. The Museum also includes daily glassblowing demonstrations, a multi-media theater, a contemporary glass gallery, 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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Guyer Art Barn is a showcase for emerging and established local artists in a wide variety of genres. It is a community art space-a working artist studio and professional artist gallery supporting and promoting the arts where visitors gather year round to enjoy changing exhibitions, classes and workshops.
The Provincetown Art Association and Museum is a nationally recognized, year-round cultural institution that fuses the creative energy of America’s oldest active art colony with the natural beauty of outer Cape Cod that has inspired artists for generations.
The National Marine Life Center is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitating for release stranded sea turtles, seals, dolphins, porpoises, and small whales, and to advancing scientific knowledge and education in marine wildlife health and conservation. Our Marine Animal Discovery Center is open to the public for free during summer months and features exhibits and activities about marine animals, as well as gifts and souvenirs.
A great private collection of over 50 Classic Sports Cars, mostly English with some Japanese and European ones thrown in. There are a dozen Lotuses, half a dozen MGs, Triumphs and Jaguars, and a bunch of Austin Healeys, TVRs, Datsuns, Mazda, Morgan, AC, Daimler, Sunbeam, Mini Cooper, and more. Mostly old, some new.
The Cape's largest celebration of the green! This annual event - held every March - has become one of the largest and most anticipated off-season occasions on the Cape, drawing upwards of 45,000 spectators from all over the country.
We’re Cape Cod Live! 17 theaters and producing organizations working together to ensure a bright future for theater and all of the performing arts on Cape Cod.
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 historic Cape Cod Canal's only sightseeing cruise!
This man-made canal, a National Historic Civil Engineering landmark, is the widest sea-level canal (without locks) in the world.It was built to create more efficient nautical trade routes, opening in July 1914. Passage through the Canal is safer than having to maneuver around the dangerous shoals and unpredictable currents surrounding the Outer Cape, and also saves ships more than 160 miles of travel, instead of having to navigate around the tip of Cape Cod.
The Cultural Center's mission is to increase access to education in the visual and performing arts, culture and humanities for all Cape residents, with specific concentration on youth development and professional growth. It serves as a focal point for the community and visitors to the area interested in culture and the arts by offering instruction, entertainment and exhibition.
The Cultural Center offers a wide range of events and programs related to Exhibition, Education, and Entertainment. Please visit our calendar to see what's coming up.