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Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Lane, off Route 6A, Dennis

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Route 6A, Brewster

Crosby Mansion, 163 Crosby Lane, Brewster

French Cable Station at the corner of Rt. 28 and Cove Rd.

John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Main Street, Hyannis

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. 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 Trail.

The museum collection at Salt Pond reflects the vast range of natural and cultural themes represented on Cape Cod. Quotes highlight themes that the museum's exhibits encompass, along with artwork from prominent artists. In the atrium, the museum offers highlights of the Cape's complex natural composition. Realistic models of native plants and mounted animal specimens emphasize the rich and diverse natural history of the Outer Cape. Displays cover salt marsh plants and animals, beach dynamics, upland plant communities and prominent residential and migratory birds.

Salt Pond Visitor Center is located 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.

 

13 South Orleans Road (Rt. 28)   Orleans, MA  02653   508-255-1203   info@TheCoveOrleans.com