Cape Cod Museums
Porter Thermometer Museum, Onset
Call for appointments
Mailing Address: Box 944
Onset, MA 02558-0944
Contact: Richard Porter, Curator/Owner
Plimouth Plantation, Plymouth
Rates & Ticket Information
To purchase tickets, go to our online
For ticket prices, read admission information
For directions to the museum go to our directions
and Hours of Operation
Plimoth Plantation is open March 26 through November 27, 7 days
The museum has two separate locations:
- The Plimoth Plantation location is 3 miles south of downtown
- Mayflower II is on the Plymouth waterfront
Hours of Plimoth Plantation:
- Henry Hornblower II Visitor Center is open from 9:00 am to 5:30
- Exhibit in the Visitor Center: Thanksgiving: Memory, Myth
& Meaning is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
- Crafts Center is open from 9:15 am to 5:00 pm
- 1627 Pilgrim Village is open from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
- Hobbamock's (Wampanoag) Homesite is open from 9:30 am to 5:00
- Nye Barn is open from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Hours of Mayflower II:
Mayflower II and dockside exhibits are open from 9:00 am
to 5:00 pm
Hours of Museum Shops:
The Museum Shops in the Visitor Center and Crafts Center are
open from 10 am to 5:30 pm, March 27 through November 28. There
are special holiday shopping hours in December, through December
Whaling Museum, New Bedford
Museum members and children under 6 free. Group rates by appointment. Adults $10, senior citizens and students $9, children (6–14) $6. Museum is fully accessible.
Open daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and open until 9 p.m.
Thursdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.
Pilgrim Monument, Provincetown
Open daily, April 1 through November 30, 9 am to 4:15 pm
During July and August, open 9 am to 6:15 pm
Adults – $7.00
Senior citizens (62 and older) – $5.00
Students—fulltime students 15 and older with ID $5.00
Children (4-14) – $3.50
Children 3 and younger – Free
Members – Free
Sundays, 9 a.m.–12 noon – Free for Everyone
Heritage Plantation, Sandwich
Heritage Museums & Gardens is open year-round
November 1 – April 30
10 AM to 4 PM Wednesday –Saturday
Sundays 12noon - 4pm
(Open Monday Holidays and school vacation weeks)
May 1 – October 31
9 AM – 6 PM Monday –Saturday
Sundays 12noon - 6pm
Wednesday until 8 PM
Driving directions to Heritage Museums & Gardens:
From the Sagamore Bridge, take exit 2 off Route 6, (Mid-Cape Highway)
to Route 130 north (left) into Sandwich Village.
Take a sharp left in front of Town Hall onto Grove Street and follow to the main gate.
From the Bourne Bridge take Route 6A,
to Route 130 to Pine Street follow to the main gate of the museum.
Call (508) 888-3300 x 141 for more information
Sandwich Glass Museum, Sandwich
Closed January, Thanksgiving, Christmas;
Feb-March 9:30-4 Wed-Sun;
April-Dec 9:30-5 daily.
Contact: by phone at 508-888-0251 or fax at 508/888-4941.
Driving directions to Sandwich Glass Museum:
From Route. 6 take exit #2,
To 130 north to Sandwich Village.
Bear left at the traffic island. The Museum will be on your right.
From Rte. 28
in Bourne take Rte. 6A east to Rte. 130.
The Museum will be on your left.