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Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center

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Address: Ed Moffitt Drive, across from the Sandwich Coast Guard Station, Sandwich, MA
Phone Number: 508-833-9678
Description: Corps of Engineers operated visitor center with educational material about...
Corps of Engineers operated visitor center with educational material about the Cape Cod Canal.
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Great rainy day activity!

A very nice visitors center with a museum about the Cape Cod Canal. Very informative with beautiful museum displays. They even have a boat there to tour! It was free but they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A very nice visitors center with a museum about the Cape Cod Canal. Very informative with beautiful museum displays. They even have a boat there to tour! It was free but they accept donations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Typical visitor center had maps and handouts as well as a pleasant staff member to assist. Not a necessary stop but did point us in the right direction

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The center itself is small, but is full of activities for kids and adults alike. My son (5) loves coming here to see the boats on the radar screen then right outside as they make their way into the canal. You can watch a short film on the making of the canal, try your hand at knots, and kids can... More 

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Selbyville, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

very friendly staff, neat museum. if you have kids, its a great place too. hands on stuff for them to see and do. not large but still informative. donations only so that is great too. unfortunately the day we were there it was cold and raining so didn't get to enjoy the walkways outside along the actual canal. good place... More 

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Visited with Mom on a dreary day. She had never been before. Very informative, Rangers are so friendly and helpful. Definitely a place to visit whether you are visiting or live here.

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Starkville, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I lived here for 30 years, and have been away for 20. I stopped in today and learned a lot I did not know about the canal.

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I stopped into the Visiiitors Center after a bike ride along the Canal. The staff there is friendly, welcoming, and knowledgable. There is a fifteen minute video about the building of the canal that's very informative. The building itself is quite beautiful.

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Somewhere near Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Nice little place on the Cape Cod Bay or east end of the canal with everything you might want to know about the Canal. A nice little historical movie. A whole retired patrol boat inside the building that you can board and walk around. A large computer station where a volunteer will help you track ships in the area. Area... More 

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Falmouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

After living in the area for almost twenty years we finally stopped by on one of our trips to the east end of the canal. We thought we knew it all but the the center was very informing. Their selection of glass from Sandwich was outstanding. Give it a go.

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Cape Cod Canal Visitors Center is tucked away in Sandwich near the Marina, The Pilot House Restaurant, and Seafood Sam's Restaurant. It is run by the National Park Service. That means that the folks working there are educated, knowledgeable and usually love their work. I would recommend first walking to the rear of the building and seeing the short... More 

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Address: Address: Ed Moffitt Drive, across from the Sandwich Coast Guard Station, Sandwich, MA
Phone Number: 508-833-9678
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Sandwich

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