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Learning About Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas inspire both professional and amateur gardeners with their beauty and versatility, but need proper care to ensure colorful blooms year after year. Heritage Museums & Gardens, the largest public ...

The Crocker Museum’s New and Old

The Cahoon Museum of American Art’s facilities include a historic building united with a modern addition. The blending of old and new architecture accommodates the museum’s broad presentation of American ...

Digitally Archiving Nautical Charts of Cape Cod

The Atwood House Museum's  entire collection of 120 Nautical Charts, mostly from the 19thcentury, has been restored and digitally imaged. These images, made by means of high-resolution scans of the ...

The Two Inspirations for Newly Merged Nature Museums

With recent news that two venerable Cape Cod Museums are merging - the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and Green Briar Nature Center - let's go back in time ...

Friday is My Day – Art for Alzheimer’s

Despite cognitive loss, the ability to respond to the arts can still be appreciated on an emotional level.  Art and music can act as gateways to stories and memories. In ...

Hippity Wippity at the Edward Gorey House

Although widely known as an influential writer/book artist/illustrator who lived and worked on Cape Cod, Edward Gorey’s stature as one of the foremost creators of Nonsense literature is not generally ...

Will Adventure Park Be Saved?

Heritage Museums & Gardens will be filing an application with the Town of Sandwich to seek a special permit to operate its ropes challenge course, known as The Adventure Park ...
Cape Cod's Pilgrim Trail

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Open for Season April 1

The Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum (PMPM) will open for the season on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 9am with free admission all day. Visitors can enjoy an invigorating climb up the ...

Highland Light Opening Soon After Major Renovations

Highland Light in North Truro is scheduled to reopen soon after extensive renovations. Officials with the Cape Cod National Seashore announced that they expect the lighthouse and keeper’s retail shop ...

Heritage Museums & Gardens Mark 50th Anniversary

On June 15, 1969, Heritage Museums & Gardens officially opened to the public, quickly becoming known for its wide assortment of art and autos, history and gardens, popular entertainment and ...

Merger of Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and Green Briar Nature Center Approved

The boards of trustees of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster and The Thornton W. Burgess/Green Briar Nature Center in Sandwich have voted unanimously to approve the ...

Welcome to our newest member- the 1717 Meetinghouse

The 1717 Meetinghouse recently celebrated its 300th anniversary with its completed renovation, a two-year process. At one time, the 1806 Paul Revere bell hung in its tower. The present bell ...
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