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Highland House Museum

Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA
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Good for a rainy day

We visited during a rainy day on vacation. They have interesting exhibits on shipwrecks, life... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
via mobile
Very cool and interesting

It's small but packed full of interesting tidbits. The staff provided very interesting backstories... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA
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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.

Thank ValerieHolmes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Small fee to enter, but you could spend hours here devouring all the history. This place is packed with artifacts and we'll written descriptions. The rooms upstairs look awesome. Free parking. Show paid receipt same day at highland lighthouse tour to walk up inside for...More

Thank Kara M
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I have never been in this building before and wanted to see what was inside. I was met at the check in and given a run down of the place by a staff member. I like to read what surrounds the exhibits and found the...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great museum... Coastal/maritime history of outer Cape... Check out the old hotel rooms upstairs... Spooky but fun! 3rd visit there.

Thank SandyNeckGirl
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