CAPE COD MUSUEMS

SALT POND VISITOR CENTER MUSEUM

    SALT POND VISITOR CENTER MUSEUM
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Address:
50 Nauset Road
Eastham, Massachusetts 02642
Phone: (508) 255 3421
Description:

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In the visitor center lobby, a large topographic map illustrates Cape Cod's glacial history, its position in the Gulf of Maine, and natural forces that continue to shape it.

DSCN4818The museum in the Salt Pond Visitor Center emphasizes the cultural themes represented on Cape Cod. A new section interprets Wampanoag culture and history through artifacts, photographs and art, a partial wetu (home), and oral histories;this exhibit focuses on native peoples' uses of natural materials for food and shelter.

Other themes covered in the museum include whaling, lifesaving and lighthouses, maritime industries, agricultural life, and everyday life.

When you visit the museum, make sure to enjoy everything that the Visitor Center has to offer.

Salt Pond Visitor Center is Cape Cod National Seashore's main visitor facility, with frequent orientation movies, a well stocked bookstore, a comprehensive museum, and restroom facilities. The indoor theatre routinely offers 5 short films daily on a rotating schedule. Click here for film descriptions and schedule.

Offering breathtaking views of Nauset Marsh and the Atlantic beyond, this Visitor Center is also convenient to the popular 1.5 mile Nauset Marsh Trail and the Buttonbush Trail, a .25 mile multi-sensory trail that featuring a guide rope and text panels printed in large lettering and Braille, and the Nauset Bicycle Trai.

Salt Pond Visitor Center is located at 50 Nauset Road, at the corner of Nauset Road and Route 6 in Eastham. Hours: daily 9 AM to 4:30 PM (increased hours during the summer). Phone: (508) 255 - 3421.

Hours:
Mon. Closed
Tue. Closed
Wed. Closed
Thu. Closed
Fri. Closed
Sat. Closed
Sun. Closed

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