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Barnstable Superior Courthouse

3195 Rte. 6A, center of town, Barnstable, MA
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Ranked #10 of 16 attractions in Barnstable
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- Jul 14, 2012
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English first
Barnstable, Massachusetts
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Not much here unless you are a criminal defendant or soon will be. But the building itself is an excellent example of early Government. The principal court room alone is worth the visit. Everything else is pretty ordinary excepting the canons on the front lawn

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Cape Cod, MA
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41 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

I spent many long weeks in an anteroom of this courthouse, serving on a grand jury panel a few years ago, but "trapped" though I was, I couldn't help appreciating the unique stateliness of this old structure. The main court chambers are,of course, the big attraction, with its signature cod hanging in its midst. The grounds are actually inviting in... More

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Falmouth, MA
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89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

There's nothing "wrong" with the Courthouse. It's just that - well, it's a government center and there isn't very much in the area that's likely to interest tourists.

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