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Cahoon Museum of American Art
4676 Falmouth Road
Cotuit MA

This museum is named after Ralph Cahoon, an American contemporary primitive painter. It is located in the house and studio where he lived and worked. The building was completed in 1775, and is a Georgian colonial style home. They have permanent art collections, including the paintings of Ralph and Martha Cahoon. They also host several special exhibitions each year.
Tel: 1 508 428-7581

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
869 Route 6A
Brewster MA

This museum is located on 80 acres of its own land, with three nature trails through different areas: woodland, salt marsh, and bay shore. The museum itself has two floors of exhibits about Cape Cod's indigenous plants and animals. There are aquarium displays, and exhibits on whales, birds, and snakes among others. Several of the displays are geared towards children, and there are educational summer workshops for kids as well. They also offer nature tours, canoe trips, and seal cruises in other Cape Cod areas.
Tel: 1 508 896-3867

Boston History Collaborative - Maritime Trail
Address: 8 Burroughs St. Boston MA 02130
Tel: 1 617 574-5950

Children's Museum
Children's museum with fun and exciting interactive exhibits.
Address: Museum Wharf 300 Congress St. Boston MA 02210
Tel: 1 617 426-6500

Commonwealth Museum & Massachusetts Archives
Changing and permanant exhibits portraying Massachusetts history.
Address: 220 Morrissey Boulevard Boston MA 02125
Tel: 1 617 727-2816

Isabella Steward Gardner Museum
Venetian palace turned museum. Featuring pieces by Rembrandt, Botticelli, Raphael, Titan, and Matisse.
Address: 280 The Fenway Boston MA 02115
Tel: 1 617 566-1401

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Named for a locally known art patron, this museum features many paintings and other art work by several European masters. A flower filled courtyard and cafe are also located on site.
Address: 280 Fenway Boston MA USA 02115
Tel: 1 617 566-1401

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
This museum dedicated to the memory of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, features over 25 exhibits, three theaters and 20 video presentations. The museum is handicapped accesible.
Address: Columbia Point Boston MA USA 02125
Tel: 1 617 514-1573

Museum of Afro American History Boston
This museum aims to impart knowledge to its visitors of the contributions of African Americans during the time of colonial New England. Artifacts and exhibits can be viewed. The Black Heritage Trail, with such significant sights as the Abel Smith School and the African Meeting House, are part of the museum.
Address: 46 Joy St., Beacon Hill Boston MA
Tel: 1 617 725-0022

Museum of Fine Arts
Permanant and rotating exhibits include pieces from Van Gogh, jewelry from the eighteenth century, and other fine works of art.
Address: 465 Huntington Ave. Boston MA 02115
Tel: 1 617 267-9300

Museum of Science

This enormous science center is the equivalent of a games room for your mind. Explore the hundreds of hands on exhibits. Take in a show at the Omni theater. Watch a lazer show or star gaze at the Planetarium. This attraction is a must for all ages.
Address: Science Park Boston MA 02114
Tel: 1 617 723-2500

Old State House - Bostonian Society
Discover the city's heritage and see exhibits on the American revolution.
Address: 206 Washington St. Boston MA 02129
Tel: 1 617 720-3290

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