Museums

 
Name Address Telephone Town/Village Description
Briggs-McDermott House 22 Sandwich Road 508-274-3440 Bourne Village Seasonal. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays. Tour restored Greek Revival style home. Alan Green Carriage House on premises and Alonzo Booth Blacksmith Shop with working forge. Art of famed practical painter and marine artist Charles Raleigh on display. Special exhibits. Property owned and maintained by Bourne Society for Historic Preservation Inc. FREE!
Aptucxet Trading Post Museum 24 Aptucxet Rd (off Shore Road) 508-759-9487 Bourne Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Restoration of 1627 Pilgrim trading post. Docent tour. Exhibits, 19th-century salt works replica, Wampanoag and English gardens, Gray Gables train station, Joseph Jefferson Windmill gift shop. Admission $5, seniors and AAA members $4, children 8 to 16 $2, $10 families.
Jonathan Bourne Historic Center 30 Keene Street 508-759-8167 Bourne Hours: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. An architectural “gem” given to the town by daughter of whaling magnate Jonathan Bourne, for whom the town was named. Building houses town archives as well as exhibits of artifacts from Bourne Historical Society.