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Address: 830 Stony Brook Rd, Brewster, MA
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Just a beautiful place!

Walking onto the property, brings you right into a happy place. Water flowing, blooms everywhere, green abundant. Walked around today because we were visiting. I can't wait to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Sutton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Walking onto the property, brings you right into a happy place. Water flowing, blooms everywhere, green abundant. Walked around today because we were visiting. I can't wait to go back on a Saturday, to see the working mill, and get some corn meal!!

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Douglas, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Walking paths are easily accessible. Although the museum was closed mid week, we look forward to returning next May for another visit and to see the herring run. Will check the schedule first.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We brought kids here after it was listed as a family friendly must-see in several cape publications. We were so disappointed when shop, museum, and mill were closed on our Thursday morning visit. River was pretty, but it is located on a busy road, and parking is tough.

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Plan your trip when the herring are running--if you aren't sure, watch for the seagulls swooping over!

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Metro Portland ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited the mill and found it fascinating. You can see just how the water moves the wheel, which is geared to the gear turning the stones to crush corn kernels. I'd never seen this before! The museum upstairs includes a loom being operated, many old tools and artifacts. The grounds upstream are great for a stroll after you have had... More 

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Stony Brook Grist Mill and Museum in Brewster, MA is a little gem off of the beaten path on Cape Cod. It is so out of the way that it is a very pleasant ride with little or no traffic. When you get there, be sure to walk the paths around the herring run. Unless you are there in May,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Great thing about Cape Cod is there are so many hidden treasures. This is one for sure. Bring the kids and walk the run, it's relaxing and beautiful.

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Oakland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

While the mill itself was closed when we visited in May, the herring run was in full swing and we had a great time watching the little fish swim up the little waterfalls while being attacked by voracious seagulls. The little mill itself is a treasure in an idyllic setting. We will make sure to return when it is open.... More 

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Portage, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The two times I've been here the museum has been closed, but it is so peaceful. Well worth a quiet stroll in the early part of an evening when the sun starts to go down.

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a beautiful place where you can witness the phenomenon of nature as it plays out. Every spring thousands of herring make the trip from Cape Cod Bay up the stream to spawn at the grist mill pond. They have to swim against the current and leap up water falls and man-made locks to finally arrive at the calm... More 

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