Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
129 Main St
East Sandwich, Massachusetts 02563
Phone: 508-888-0251


The Sandwich Historical Society and its Glass Museum, collects, preserves and interprets the history of the Town of Sandwich, the oldest town on Cape Cod. A large part of Sandwich history is involved with American glass production. This short presentation is culled from the collection of glass and historic images of the Museum and Historical Society.

Did you know?

Sandwich owes its global reputation as a glass manufacturing town to Deming Jarves, who founded the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company in 1825.

Its permanent exhibits and collections of nearly 5,000 pieces of glass combine classic and state-of-the-art technology glass. They include: Color & Chemistry; the  Multi-Media Theater which illustrates what life was like in rural New England at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution and  the Levine Lighting Gallery.

Special exhibits are scheduled throughout the year.

Summer hours:The museum is open daily April 1 - December 30 - 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. In order to see everything the Museum has to offer we recommend that you plan to be here no later than 3:30 p.m.

Holidays:  The Museum is closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.


  • Adult (age 15-64): $14
  • Youth (age 6-14): $3
  • Senior 65+: $13
  • Child (age 5 and under): Free
  • Active Military: Free

Card to Culture Discount

The Sandwich Glass Museum is proud to participate in the Card to Culture program, a collaboration between Mass Cultural Council and the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, and the Massachusetts Health Connector, designed to broaden accessibility to cultural programming.

EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare cardholders can purchase discounted admission tickets for $5 per person; children 14 and under are free.

Bus tours and group rates

Please reserve a time if you plan to bring a bus or other group of 10 or more people to our museum. We will then confirm the booking and invoice you at our tour group rate.


The Sandwich Glass Museum is wheelchair accessible. Please use our ramped entrance on the north side of the building, adjacent to the parking lot, leading directly into our main entrance. There is a doorbell for assistance to gain entry if needed.

All public areas of the museum area are handicapped accessible and located on the main level. Public restrooms are available from within the museum exhibition area.

For more information about our building and accessibility please contact our Accessibility Coordinator or Executive Director at 508-888-0252 extension 10 or email the museum at

Mon. 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue. 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed. 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu. 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri. 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sat. 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Sun. 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

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