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1736 JOSIAH DENNIS MANSE MUSEUM

1736 JOSIAH DENNIS MANSE MUSEUM
Address:
61 Whig St
Dennis, MA 02638
Phone: (508) 385-2232
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Did you know?  Docents in period costume guide visitors through the air conditioned, barrier free home of the first minister, Josiah Dennis, for whom the town was later named.

Did you know? The c1809 roof rafters, king-post and dragon beam trusses can be fully viewed in the c1809 one room timber-framed school because there is no ceiling.

The Museum is open from June 25 to August 29 on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. and special Saturdays, June 22, July 6, July 20, August 3, August 31 and September 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. there is no admission fee; donations are appreciated. Private tours @ $3 per person may be reserved.

Colonial Day, filled with demonstrations by costumed interpreters plus a Pie, Bake & Book sale is held on Saturday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy colonial trades, wool spinning & dying, floral & herbal plants & remedies, lawn games and events for all generations.

Christmas at the Manse in held on Sunday, December 8, from Noon to 3:30 p.m. View natural holiday decorations in a festive colonial home that will enchant young & old. Part of the Dennis Village Stroll, a trolley can whisk you from the Gazebo to the Manse.

Hours:
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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