Martha’s Vineyard Glassworks was founded in 1992 in West Tisbury, MA. Since then it has built a reputation for high quality original glass designs.
The glassworks consists of a glassblowing studio and a two-floor gallery. Visitors can watch the artists create bowls, drinkware, flatware, pitchers, vases, seasonal items, glass sculptures, and other unique works.
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A very pleasurable time, and an excellent rainy day activity, is visiting one of Cape Cod’s many glass blowing studios. It is amazing home much time you can pass totally caught up in watching an artist craft something with molten glass. Following are Cape Cod’s glass studios/works:
Fritz Glass – Fritz Glass features the . . . → Read More: Cape Cod’s Glass Works & Studios
The Osterville Historical Museum preserves the history of the Village of Osterville. On the grounds of the Museum are the Cammett House (circa 1730), Captain Parker House (1824), Herbert F. Crosby Boat Shop (circa 1855), and a Jelly House (early 1900s).
Exhibits include period decorative arts, furniture, ceramics, and seven full-sized wooden boats.
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The Zion Union Heritage Museum is an African-American and Cape Verdean museum located in Hyannis, MA. Its mission is to celebrate “the African-American and Cape Verdean population as well as other ethnic and demographic diversity of the Town of Barnstable and Cape Cod”.
Exhibits display artifacts from the arts, local history, politics, religions, sciences, . . . → Read More: Zion Union Heritage Museum – Hyannis, Massachusetts
The Coast Guard Heritage Museum in Barnstable opened in May of 2005. The museum preserves the history of the United States Coast Guard and its predecessor organizations such as the Revenue Marine Service, the Revenue Cutter Service, and the U.S. Life Saving Service on Cape Cod.
Exhibits include displays of:
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The Cape Cod Museum of Art collects and exhibits works of art from artists that are associated with Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands. The Cape Cod Museum of Art offers:
Year-round art classes for both children and adults Seven galleries of collections and exhibitions A sculpture garden A film program featuring independent . . . → Read More: Cape Cod Museum of Art – Dennis, Massachusetts
The Toad Hall Classic Sports Car Collection displays the private sports car collection of Bill Putman, the innkeeper of the Simmons Homestead Inn. Bill’s fascinations with sports cars dates back to his teenage years in the early 1950s. His collection first opened to the public in 2003.
The collection consists of 50 classic sports . . . → Read More: Toad Hall Classic Sports Car Collection – Hyannis Port, Massachusetts
Located on the Hyannis waterfront, the Cape Cod Maritime Museum opened in the Spring of 2004. It is dedicated to preserving the rich maritime traditions and history of Cape Cod and the Islands. The museum launched a new primary exhibit in 2011 called “Making Waves: Maritime Ventures on Cape Cod”. This exhibit presents artifacts . . . → Read More: Cape Cod Maritime Museum – Hyannis, Massachusetts
The Woods Hole Science Aquarium is the oldest aquarium in the United States. It was established in 1885 and is owned and operated by the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service. The aquarium was rated as a “best rainy day activity” for upper Cape Cod by Cape Cod Life magazine. Admission to the aquarium is . . . → Read More: Woods Hole Science Aquarium – Woods Hole, Massachusetts
The Sandwich Glass Museum is part of the Sandwich Historical Society and as such, its mission is broader than glass although glass is a particular emphasis given the history of the glass industry in Sandwich dating back to the 1820s.
The Sandwich Historical Society was founded in 1907 and had its first glass exhibit . . . → Read More: Sandwich Glass Museum – Sandwich, Massachusetts