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Cahoon Museum of American Art

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Address: 4676 Falmouth Rd, Rte. 28, near Rte. 130, Barnstable, MA 02635
Phone Number: 508/428-7581
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The ocean there is clean and fun, beaches are beautiful and nice walking. We went sailing on a private boat that Leslie recommended and our trip was great. The best time of year... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Cotuit, Massachusetts
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Cotuit, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The ocean there is clean and fun, beaches are beautiful and nice walking. We went sailing on a private boat that Leslie recommended and our trip was great. The best time of year there is July and August. Plan plenty of time to go to the boats to Mathas Vinyard and Nantucket because it tends to be crowded but worth... More 

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Tiverton, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Although it is located in temporary quarters, Mashpee Commons, the Cahoon Museum is a great museum with a focus towards New England art. Housed in original home of primitive artists Martha and Ralph Cahoon, that is now receiving a new addition and renovations that will bring it to a better future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

A small, wonderful gem on Rt. 28. After many years driving past, my mother and I finally stopped in. We were so glad we did. The museum is full of history and charm, housing the art work of Ralph and Martha Cahoon. It is worth the visit!

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The museum is housed in a former farm house and former home and workplace of Ralph and Martha Cahoon who were Cape Cod artists. The exhibits consist of their work as well as visiting art exhibits. The museum has an interesting store, and next door is an antique store well worth visiting.

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

You could easily drive right by this splendid small museum, the former home and workplace of Ralph and Martha Cahoon, two Cape Cod artists who restored this fine example of 18th century architecture. But you are caught by the imposing antique beauty of the building itself. Inside, another delight awaits with the exhibition of the artists' lighthearted view of Cape... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

This extraordinary museum of American art showcases the art of Ralph and Martha Cahoon, artists of American primitive art, and many excellent exhibitions. It has to be seen to be believed. The museum is housed in the home occupied by the artists, Martha and Ralph. The gift shop displays art of the Cape.

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

If you love scenes of New England villages, flirtatious mermaids, farms and harbors done in a whimsical folk art style painting, you will truly love this museum. Ralph and Martha Cahoon were also famous for their incredible "Sailors Valentine's" . They are truly breathtaking. The museum , located in Cotuit, was their home where they also produced their fabulous art... More 

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