Ranked #20 of 42 Museums in Cape Cod
Category: History Museums
This museum boasts a multi-media exhibit highlighting the at-ease times former President John F. Kennedy spent with family...
This museum boasts a multi-media exhibit highlighting the at-ease times former President John F. Kennedy spent with family and friends on Cape Cod. On May 29th, the 2013 Special exhibit opened, “Cape Cod: The Summer of 1963 to November 22, 1963 - Days of joy. Days of sorrow,” a look back at the President’s final months on his beloved Cape Cod. Through photos, videos, wall displays, and news clips, museum visitors will have a chance to reflect on the final days of Camelot, through a Cape Cod lens.“From the joyful 1963 summer memories of the President and his family, to the palpable fog of grief that settled over Cape Cod after his death, this exhibit will remind us how truly special those Camelot days were,” said Rebecca Pierce-Merrick, museum curator, “and how one day in history changed it forever.”The exhibit covers the summer of 1963 to the assassination on Nov. 22, 1963, as well as the subsequent days on Cape Cod.