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Salt Pond Visitor Center

Address: Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
Phone Number: 508-255-3421
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Eastham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Museums, Traveler Resources
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: Popular replica of an Indian settlement.
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Type: History Museums, Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Museums, Traveler Resources
Activities: Shopping
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: Popular replica of an Indian settlement.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The staff was very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the little museum and loved watching the birds in the Salt Pond. The book store had a great selection of books about Cape Cod and the wild life as well as little souvenirs too.

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Philadelphia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Plenty of Parking, bring the RV, Indoor restrooms. They close at 4 ish though. Info on beaches and lighthouses here

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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The visitor center has a helpful staff to answer all of your questions about The National Seashore. Beautiful view from the lobby of the Salt Marsh. It has a nice selection of books/maps in the gift store as well as other items. Large parking lot, even for a RV, close to bike path, hiking trails, restrooms, amphitheater. Our favorite bike... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
40 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We stopped at this visitor's center to check out the museum, views, films (there were two when we were there in October) and use the facilities. Very clean and very nice on a rather blustery day. The staff were exceedingly helpful in making our visit to Cape Cod productive for what we wanted to visit. Very friendly and efficient. Loved... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,853 reviews 1,853 reviews
987 attraction reviews
947 helpful votes 947 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The staff at the visitor center is very welcoming and helpfull. The ranger gave us really good tips about trails and beaches around this area. There is also a museum and a nice shop where we bought some postcards and magnets. We took a quick look into the photography exhibit. The pictures were beautiful.

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Canandaigua, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Interesting museum and movies. The rangers are very helpful in helping you plan your trip. There are also nice nature walks.

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Tidewater, VA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The staff was helpful & courteous. They offered great ideas for walks & local history talks.The displays were interesting, too.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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173 attraction reviews
304 helpful votes 304 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a very nice visitor center with a lot of information for the visitor. The rangers are a great source of information about trails etc. Nice maps of the park showing the trails. The movies were very interesting and a great way to learn about the history as well as the natural history area. A nice gift shop was... More 

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Blue Earth
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100 reviews 100 reviews
39 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Beautiful stop and very educational. The films with the explanations about the formation of Cape Cod and the whaling ships were excellent. Plus, the easy hiking paths were a delight to walk on with the interpretive signs. The maps and displays were great inside the visitor's center. Information provided about the First Nation people - their way of life and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Salt Pond Visitors Center is part of the National Seashore on Cape Cod. The drive way is across the highway from where I say with friends.I have been there many times.I was just there.The staff is excellent in helping pick out a trail to walk or bike. They are inforemed so can recommend length or degree of difficulty. In... More 

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