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Maps of Antiquity

1409 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-1801
+1 508-945-1660
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Wonderful Map Store in Chatham, MA

I had only an hour or so to spend there but could have stayed much longer. Incredible selection. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary K
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Irvine, Ca
So cute

Had awesome selection of maps at a range of sizes and prices, including reproductions for a lower... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Cassidy R
via mobile
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Set in an old Chatham farmhouse built in the late 1700s, Maps of Antiquity offers over 15,000 antique maps and prints. The distribution is worldwide with a focus on the Northeast. Our inventory includes early American maps from the late 1700's, nautical charts, town maps, hand-colored 19th century country and state maps, reproductions, natural history and historical prints. Additional services include: framing, appraisals, restoration, conservation, lectures & seminars, buying, selling, & map finding.
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1409 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-1801
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had only an hour or so to spend there but could have stayed much longer. Incredible selection. I was visiting from California and they were able to ship them to me so I didn't have to bring them on the plane. Highly recommend.More

Thank Mary K
ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Mary! You'll just have to come back for a longer visit the next time you're in town. If you missed anything, most of our maps also appear on our website. We know nothing beats seeing a map in person, but we're always happy...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had awesome selection of maps at a range of sizes and prices, including reproductions for a lower cost. Great for gifts!More

Thank Cassidy R
ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks, Cassidy! From postcards to wall maps, do aim to have something for everyone-- and every budget. And we might be biased... but we absolutely agree that antique maps make the most thoughtful, personalized gifts. We're so glad you stopped in, and that you liked...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

So many wonderful maps tucked into the owners home. A delightful stop for enthusiasts. We found just the map we were looking for.More

1  Thank Caroline H
ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

We're so glad you found the map you were looking for! Although one of the guest rooms in the 18th century farmhouse that also houses Maps of Antiquity was originally outfitted to be an apartment for the owners, they no longer live on-site, although Bob...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Although easy to miss because it looks like a home, Maps of Antiquity is a must stop shop for cartographers and cartogrophiles alike. Filled to the brim with maps New England, the Midwest, and all around the world this store contains the map of your...More

1  Thank Lizzie B
ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review! Our 18th century farmhouse is a bit unassuming for a business, but we're so very glad you found us. We thank you for pointing others in our direction, too. Our map selection does aim to fulfill our customers' wildest...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

When you visit, you will find yourself in a very unique establishment. It's fun to wander through and explore on your own or with assistance. The small-looking structure belies the really incredible selection of maps, many of them unique and one of a kind, within....More

1  Thank Stuart G
ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time here! We are glad that you had a good time looking through our maps and chatting with the owner and staff. We hope that we will have the pleasure of...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

I bought antique maps of two difference French departments back in July. The colorist did an amazing job bringing the previously black and white maps to life. I was also very happy with the packaging/shipping job that they did. My maps were shipped flat (I...More

1  Thank leahlynn13
ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so pleased that you are happy with the coloring of the maps you chose. You are right- the coloring really brought them to life! And thank you for noticing our packaging. We do our best...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

There are not many current reviews on this place. However, look at how many of them are five stars. Then look at the comments. GO. You'll Be Surprised. Wow. I agree with all these reviews. Maps of Antiquity is a charming old house converted into...More

1  Thank CraftBeers
ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thank you for your very detailed review! We appreciate that you took the time to write such a carfeful review and we hope that you will visit our shop again if you are on Cape Cod! Thank you again for your purchase and your review!

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We went because I love maps and history. The little shop packs a punch, great find and a nice break from the sun.More

1  Thank abarry2017
ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for this recommendation! We're so pleased that you spent your break from the beach with us, and that you enjoyed your visit. We love meeting folks who love history as much as we do. Come back and see us the next time you're...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I go to Cape Cod often, and this map store is a diamond in the rough. I got a map from Greece, and it is in perfect quality. Great job.

2  Thank Emma L
ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thanks very much for your kind review, Emma! We're so pleased that you found your perfect map of Greece, and we look foward to seeing you and yours again the next time you're in our area.

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Maps are my spouses thing. I usually grin and bear it. Not here, this place was amazing. Maps galore and knowledge here to go with it. We spent over an hour just browsing around. It was tough to leave!More

1  Thank Trvl4Funb455
ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Thank you for your lovely review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to our shop. When folks say they could stay here all day, or that they don't want to leave, we consider it the highest compliment! Thank you for your kind...More

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CaperinCuba
2 September 2016|
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Response from ChathamMass | Property representative |
Hi Trina! Yes, we are open year 'round! Oct 14th should be normal hours (10 to 5). If you want to be absolutely sure we will be here on a given day, you can call us, but it would be very rare for us to be closed for a... More
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Dale L
22 November 2015|
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Response from ChathamMass | Property representative |
Hello Dale, I'm sorry, I don't quite understand your question. We don't sell drinks here and our upstairs contains three guestrooms that we rent nightly at rates that change depending on the season. You can see our rates... More
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