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Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Hyannis

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Cape Cod Maritime Museum is a maritime museum at 135 South Street in Hyannis, Massachusetts with a focus on Cape Cod's maritime history, boat building, yachting, and nautical art. The museum contained the remains of the Sparrow Hawk (pinnace), the earliest known surviving ship from the colonial American era, which is currently stored at Plymouth's Pilgrim Hall Museum.
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  • The Cape Cod Maritime Museum is a little jewel of local history about small wooden boat building in areas on the Cape. The aerial photographs of the various small harbors, beaches and inlets are...  more »
  • This is a very nice little museum, packed with info about the pilgrims, Native Americans, and Cape Cod's maritime history. It's right on the harbor in Hyannis, and very close to the ferry terminal. I....  more »
  • Interactive and fun for all - we went with kids (10 & 8), parents & grandparents. Everyone loved it and the staff are fantastic! A little scavenger hunt for the kids ensured that they read about each exhibit. Overall, a great little museum. We spent about 1 to 1 1-2 hrs there.
  • Lush green grass in the bay. They had restaurant and small art shops along the bay. A visitor center with bathrooms. And it was a smoke free area. Everything was clean. I would suggest shoes and large wheeled strollers because some of the walk ways are covered in broken shells.

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