Museums

 
Name Address Telephone Town/Village Description
Atwood House Museum 347 Stage Harbor Rd 508-945-2493 Chatham Hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Restored 1752 Old Atwood House and modern galleries include an archival center, Chatham’s twin light, period furniture, tools, glass, china and art in the galleries, and gift shop featuring nautical items, jewelry, toys and books. Admission $6, students ages 7-18 $3, children age 6 and under free.
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center 847 Orleans Rd 508-945-8889 Chatham Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1-4 p.m. Sundays beginning June 27. Discover “world’s greatest” maritime wireless communications station and its secret WWII mission. Guglielmo Marconi’s Restored 1914 Global Wireless Station offers hands-on exhibits, documentary films, demos and gift shop. Admission $7.50, free under age 10.
Chatham Railroad Museum Old Chatham Railroad Company Station 153 Depot Rd 508-945-5100 Chatham Seasonal Mid June to mid September Tuesdays-Saturdays. Featuring an architectural style called Railroad Gothic, the building contains hundreds of exhibits and the New York Central model locomotives used at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. The museum is child friendly and includes a 1910 restored wood caboose available for children and adults to explore. Donations accepted.