Heritage Museums & Gardens#5 in Best Things To Do in Cape Cod
Sandwich's Heritage Museums & Gardens appeal to travelers of all ages and interests. Car fanatics will drool over the Josiah K. Lilly III Antique Automobile Collection, a living timeline of the evolution of the automobile. Art aficionados can browse the eclectic collection of American folk art while the kids enjoy a ride on the vintage, hand-carved carousel. And there are more than 100 acres of gardens – full of lilacs, daylilies, magnolias, hydrangeas and the notoriously flamboyant rhododendrons – that attract nature lovers. A delightful two-acre children's area called Hidden Hollow is packed with things to do and explore, such as log balance beams, water experiments, sensory gardens and more.
Recent visitors praised the versatile exhibits and serene surroundings at the Heritage Museums & Gardens, citing the area as a peaceful respite for visitors of all ages.
Heritage Museums & Gardens is located off of Grove Street in Sandwich and is open daily from mid-April to October from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults and $7 for children ages 3 to 11. The museum reopens on weekends from late November through the end of December for Gardens Aglow, its annual holiday event. For an event calendar and more information on special exhibits check out the website.
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