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Small but packed with info

A really enjoyable way to spend the day after breakfast. You get a quick 10 minute tutorial by one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lincoln, Rhode Island
Delve into research

I asked a question about an obscure property in Truro, and the man at the desk lit up with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kate O
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Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really enjoyable way to spend the day after breakfast. You get a quick 10 minute tutorial by one of the staff and then you can explore the two story house with a load of history. 7 bucks a head is worth your time.

Thank Rick771970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I asked a question about an obscure property in Truro, and the man at the desk lit up with interest. The woman, Audrey, went into the research room while my daughter and I looked at exhibits, and she reappeared with a print out of the...More

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Nice exhibits and model rooms - perfect if you are visiting the lighthouse. There is an admission - credit cards accepted

1  Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We visited during a rainy day on vacation. They have interesting exhibits on shipwrecks, life saving stations and a great local art temporary exhibit. It's a great way to understand how early visitors to the cape lived. Allow about an hour to go through this...More

Thank souzagar
Reviewed 23 July 2017

It's small but packed full of interesting tidbits. The staff provided very interesting backstories. Price was worth it. Would recommend.

Thank timcJ8465KV
Reviewed 14 February 2017

One of my favorite small museums on the Cape. They have some period rooms and whaling artifacts and they also offer programs for kids.

1  Thank esclown
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Museum is small but nice. The Highland House Museum is the old Highland House, a hotel built on the Highlands in 1907. It is an example of a turn-of-the-century summer resort hotel.Located near the Highland Lighthouse which is a must to see. A visit to...More

Thank lindalT6790TQ
Reviewed 1 October 2016

$6 per adult to climb up the lighthouse. Not for the weak & claustrophobic. Just cool to be in one for a change, tour guide was informative & interesting. Worth the visit, took lots of good pics.

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Very reasonable entance fee ($5.00 adults) interesting place to see. The Lioghthouse is just up the road a bit

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Small but wonderful and so interesting and packs a big punch for its size. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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