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Truro Historical Museum

6 Lighthouse Rd., NorthTruro, Truro, MA 02652
+1 508-487-3397
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Great to see local history

If you want to see whaling and shipping history around the lower cape area, this is the place! We... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
SeeItBeforeYouDie17
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San Jose, California
Well worth the stop

This is our annual rainy-day stop in Truro. Really nice staff, interesting museum artifacts, fun... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Clausewitzhorse
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New York City, New York
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24 Sep 2017
“Great to see local history”
31 Aug 2017
“Well worth the stop”
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6 Lighthouse Rd., NorthTruro, Truro, MA 02652
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+1 508-487-3397
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

If you want to see whaling and shipping history around the lower cape area, this is the place! We had a great time looking at how people lived (seen on the second floor) and the old pictures of how things were in the area.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is our annual rainy-day stop in Truro. Really nice staff, interesting museum artifacts, fun scavenger hunts for the kids. We love all of the shipwreck artifacts. Must not miss (unless it's sunny, in which case, you must go do something outside, like mother said)

Thank Clausewitzhorse
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

On the way back from Provincetown, my husband and I spotted a little roadside sign for this museum. We decided to take a detour to this attraction and are glad we did. The docents were enthusiastic, friendly, and well informed. The displays, particularly those dealing...More

1  Thank Charlene O
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

The Truro Historical Museum has permanent exhibits that teach us about the people who lived in this remote place many years ago.

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Be sure to visit this great museum after touring the nearby Highland Lighthouse and you'll get $2.00 off the admission. Great former inn that now serves as a museum for the history of the founding of what used to be called "Dangerfield".

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Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Very interesting with a lot of attention for the younger person, but need more interactivity to keep them interested and I am not sure stuffed animals are needed in this day and age

2  Thank Stuart L
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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We were surprised to find this museum. We've been going to the Cape for years and this was our 1st visit. It had some unique items and facinating historical artifacts from the Cape. We would recommend stopping in. You can also visit the lighthouse or...More

3  Thank David P
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Very historical and informative. Originally a hotel. Staff were extremely knowledgeable and friendly. So much in museum it's hard to absorb everything. Great value.

1  Thank B177169
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

For anyone interested in the history out here this is a must do. (Perfect for the day you cannot go to the beach for whatever reason.) Several rooms worth cover the history of the area. Wonderful collection of photographs and artifacts. Delightful volunteers to answer...More

1  Thank beasleys-mom
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Reviewed 8 April 2015

Pay once and return all year- so we do! My little ones love the museum. There are two areas particularly aimed at children with lots of interactive displays, colouring, dressing up and things to explore. They are starting to add more for children in other...More

Thank Georgina M
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