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Captain Penniman House

Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Nice Walk To The Salt Ponds

This was a nice morning adventure for our family. We enjoyed the walk and the views. The sharpening... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guided Tour by Volunteer

If you watch for the Cape Cod event postings in Cape Week, you may be able to attend a guided tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice morning adventure for our family. We enjoyed the walk and the views. The sharpening stone used by native Indians was interesting.

Thank 1951cbwiles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you watch for the Cape Cod event postings in Cape Week, you may be able to attend a guided tour of the Captain Penniman House conducted by a park service volunteer. The tour gives a history of the home and Fort Hill area and...More

Thank svragman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While I was sitting on the Nauset Light Beach I got a slight craving to see a beautiful house. So I asked this old lady, head down in the water floating. She, unfortunately, didn't answer. I was sitting there all alone craving to see a...More

Thank lukecapecod
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We took a walk around the Penniman House due to it being under restoration. Nice architecture and there's two (maybe three) signs describing Captain Penniman and his home. It was interesting. I found the whale entrance quite awesome. Combine this with a walk around Fort...More

1  Thank jorozco203
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Although the Captain Penniman house was not open to the public on the day we visited, it was still very interesting to walk around the outside of this beautiful, old building. The attention to detail in its construction is amazing. Walk down the hill to...More

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Heading to the Fort Hill walking trails for the first time, one comes first to this amazing house with the crossed whalebones entryway. What beautiful architecture! Only wish we'd been there when it was open - so next time. It sits on a hill with...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We spend a month every year in this area and often take Ranger guided walks both in historic properties and at local beaches and other natural areas. The National Seashore is a real treasure to explore and enjoy.

Thank Connie33
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Amazing historic home, only wish we had visited on a day when the home was open to the public. While visiting in the off season has it's perks, it can make getting to attractions when they are open challenging. We walked around the house and...More

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Walked through open house after hiking fort hill trails. Worth the wait for open house! Restoration has gone well! Rangers are super nice and able t answer questions. Truly spectacular architecture. So glad we got in!

1  Thank Kara M
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The whalebone entrance to the home is worth the visit alone! The house also has neat architecture, but check to see when it is open for visiting. There apparently is no furniture inside, but there are photos in the downstairs rooms so tours should be...More

Thank skrose21
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