Local Places to Visit

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Aptucxet Trading Post, Tue-Sat 10am-4pm and Sun 2pm-5pm. First known commercial enterprise in English speaking N. America. Adults: $4, $3.50 seniors, children $2.50, family $10. Aptucxet Rd., Bourne. (508)759-8167.

Woods Hole Aquarium, 11am-4pm, Monday-Friday. Started in 1885, small, public aquarium showing approximately 140 species of marine animals found in Atlantic waters. Albatross St., Woods Hole. 508-495-2001


Thornton W. Burgess Museum, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1pm-4pm. Memorabilia & exhibits spotlighting the naturalist & creator of Peter Cottontail. Admission by donation. 4 Water St., Sandwich. 508-888-6870

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam Kitchen, Mon-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1pm-4pm. Nature trails, jam kitchen, programs for kids & adults. Admission by donation. 6 Discovery Hill Road, E. Sandwich. 508-888-6870

Sandwich Glass Museum, daily 9:30am-5pm. Over 5,000 glass creations. Exhibits and demonstrations. $4.75 adults; $1 kids 6-14; free 6 & under. 129 Main St., Sandwich. 508-888-0251

Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Tue-Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun 12pm-4pm. Exhibits and displays featuring the Cape’s turbulent maritime heritage. Interactive exhibits the whole family will enjoy. Adults $5; Seniors/Students/Children 6-16 $4; under 6 are free. 135 South Street, Hyannis. 508-775-1723

JFK Hyannis Museum, Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 12pm-5pm. Multimedia exhibit of Kennedy photos and videos. 397 Main Street, Hyannis. (508)790-3077



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