Founded in 1954, the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History encourages and advances understanding of our natural environment through discovery and learning. The museum is set on 80-acres, abutted by 300 acres of town-owned conservation land. Two floors of exhibits feature the flora and fauna of Cape Cod, including exhibits on whales, indigenous birds, and coastal change, and several an aquarium housing different species of crustaceans, mollusks, fish, frogs, turtles and snakes. Several displays are interactive and geared to children.
Kids of all ages love Cape Cod! Families can have a full day of activities on the Cape and Islands, beginning with the beach, bike rides, and mini-golf, and ending with a movie and popcorn at one of the nation’s only remaining drive-in theaters. We have everything from pirate boats where children can pull up their own loot, to fishing excursions and our very own Cape Cod Children's Museum. There are surf and stand-up paddle lessons, hikes through tidal pools, boat cruises for kids, and more!
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The Salem Witch Museum examines one of the most enduring and emotional events in American History...the Witch Trials of 1692. The main presentation is based on actual trial documents. Visitors experience the drama of that dark time though thirteen life-size stage sets, figures, lighting and a stirring narration as they are witness to the web of lies and intrigue of the Salem Witch Hunt.
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.
Couples and small groups can book the entire car or our fleet of six trucks and make it a private experience. A special setting for committal ceremonies, weddings, birthdays, remembrance gatherings or create your own special event!
The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is dedicated to scientific discovery – exploring fundamental biology, understanding biodiversity and the environment, and informing the human condition through research and education. Our blend of research and education has been transformative for generations of biologists since 1888, when the first students and faculty arrived at the lab in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Many of the world’s leading scientists have worked or studied here, and 57 scientists affiliated with the MBL have been recognized with Nobel Prizes.
Ten Pin Eatery at the Cape Cod Mall brings together Cape Cod based favorites, Ryan Amusements and Chapin’s Restaurant Group. This Cape Cod Mall Family Entertainment Center offers great entertainment options and amazing culinary options to "wow" your guests for any special occasion. We offer 11 Bowling Lanes, an Arcade Game Room, Laser Tag and three Virtual Reality Escape Rooms.
Over the last 20 years, thousands of people have come through the doors of Cotuit Center for the Arts and experienced an art center unlike anything else. Offering a variety of educational programs, performances and exhibitions, The Center has established itself as a great place to celebrate the arts. Founded in 1993 and incorporated as a non-profit charitable organization in 1995, Cotuit Center for the Arts has an excellent history of producing and presenting innovative, quality works that encourage individual artistic development and exploration.
The JFK Hyannis Museum captures the years JFK spent at the family compound in Hyannis Port— his time with family and friends, and with national and international persons of prominence. There are four main photographic exhibits available continually, as well as a video gallery hosted by Walter Cronkite. In addition, we present special revolving exhibits on loan from the JFK Library in Boston. Here, at the JFK Hyannis Museum, you will experience all the dimensions of John Fitzgerald Kennedy's life on Cape Cod, as it was. Up close and personal.
Ever think of having a Face Painter at your child's next birthday party, cookout,or an event at your church or hometown? Well, you're in the right place. Becky is a Cape Cod artist who is known throughout Cape Cod villages for her creative style. Becky's talent for making children smile and sit still for their faces to be painted, is a constant remark made by parents.
Welcome aboard the Aquarius for an exciting day of fishing that you will never forget! We'll fish the waters of Cape Cod, arguably the most trophy-rich fishing grounds on the East Coast. We know where the fish are and we go where the fish are, whether it's the famous Billingsgate Shoals or the rips off of Race Point in Provincetown. You'll relax in total comfort as we fish for trophy-sized Striped Bass, Bluefish, Giant Bluefin Tuna and Sharks.Trips are 4, 5, 6 and 8 hours. All tackle provided.