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The 1869 Schoolhouse Museum

Nauset and Schoolhouse Roads, Eastham, MA
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Small, but enthusiastic docent

We spent about 20-30 minutes here. It's a small place with a replica single family school house in... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
jwclevelander
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Cleveland, Ohio
Second visit

We visited this again as we enjoyed it a few years ago. It is also part of the Eastham Historical... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2015
Tom C
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This building is the original one-room schoolhouse which served Eastham residents for generations.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good11%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
29 May 2016
“Small, but enthusiastic docent”
4 Aug 2015
“Second visit ”
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Nauset and Schoolhouse Roads, Eastham, MA
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

We spent about 20-30 minutes here. It's a small place with a replica single family school house in one room and a histrorical museum for the town of eastham in the other room. One can get through everything very quickly. A very enthusiastic docent was...More

Thank jwclevelander
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

We visited this again as we enjoyed it a few years ago. It is also part of the Eastham Historical Society. Great for teaches to see what the "old days" we like and for kids to sit in the old classroom. The school has lots...More

1  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 16 September 2014

The 1869 Schoolhouse and Museum is a wonderful step back in time. We had visited this museum many, many years ago, and in 2008 they added a large addition to house many Eastham artifacts. The focus when we visited this year was Eastham's residents' participation...More

1  Thank Sundancekid330
Reviewed 8 August 2014

Nicely restored 19th century one-room schoolhouse featuring vintage desks, books, and tablets (the kind you write on with chalk, not the modern-day computers!). You can touch almost everything in the schoolroom. Such fun to have your friend take your picture sitting at an antique school...More

1  Thank nicepace
Reviewed 13 September 2013

The one room schoolhouse was like stepping back in time. Because it is small it doesn't take long to see. The Eastham Museum on the other side is small also but has many interesting displays about the history of the Cape.

Thank JimNTerri
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Very nice, old school house. You can sit in the desks and actually hold a class! My daughter played school teacher and we were the students. We all had great fun. Don't miss the Eastham Musuem on the other side of the building.

Thank Jell098
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Short museum, offers great history on Eastham and area. It is very small and you can go through it in a very short time. Not a great spot to bring young children and the older children may bore quickly, but it will offer them a...More

1  Thank Alicia C
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Thsi is a bit unusual. It is a hands on 1869 classroom. Kids can sit in the seats, read the old books, write on their won chalkboard at every desk. Touchy, feel is good for kids.

3  Thank EasthamDave
Reviewed 21 August 2011

This was a one-room school house back in the old days and has been lovingly and painstakingly preserved. Much is still in the classroom--including portraits of former students in period dress. We were there for a special open house and had the pleasure of talking...More

3  Thank ShellGirl057
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