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Cahoon Museum of American Art

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Beautifully done

Newly renovated museum is impressive...lovely permanent collection... beautiful new gallery space... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Barnstable, Massachusetts
Big surprises for a little museum!

I haven't been to the Cahoon in a while, not since it added its new exhibition space, and I suppose... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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Nov 11, 2018
“Beautifully done”
Nov 8, 2018
“Big surprises for a little museum!”
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Newly renovated museum is impressive...lovely permanent collection... beautiful new gallery space for special exhibits...take adantage of the docent tour..

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

I haven't been to the Cahoon in a while, not since it added its new exhibition space, and I suppose I was expecting more of what I thought I knew about the place. It was hugely satisfying to be greeted by a fiercely menacing giant...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sayepete
Reviewed November 6, 2018

nice exhibits of Cahoon's work but also new things show up frequently and can be very interesting. Very nice people there with interesting stories

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank herbrice201
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This museum, which started in the Cahoon's house and studio, has now been expanded with a lovely new addition. So you have the opportunity to see a wonderful permanent collection of the Cahoon's work, together with new exhibits in their bright new space which shows...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed August 30, 2018

I was visiting the Cape, drove by this little museum and decided to go back and see what's inside. I was totally surprised. I thought it might be a historical society, because it is a beautiful old building, but it was actually an art museum...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary Bene W
Reviewed August 17, 2018

We visited the Cahoon Museum of Art on a Free Friday. The museum and pictures were very interesting. There were plenty of staff around happy to help, and they were very friendly people. We stayed for a little over an hour and enjoyed ourselves very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ibw59
Reviewed May 31, 2018

What a delightful surprise. My friend and I happened upon the Cahoon, it looked interesting so we decided to pull over and check it out. I loved the art show and atmosphere of this quaint museum. The staff was exceptionally friendly and helpful and explained...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

I visited the Cahoon this past weekend with my mom and we had so much fun. The exhibition on view in the new gallery, A Swedish Folktale, shows how Martha Cahoon blended her Swedish folk heritage with a Cape Codder's point of view and created...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Annie D
Reviewed September 25, 2017

The original Cahoon house has been expanded to add a wonderful bright modern gallery for contemporary shows of well-known artists. The collection of the Cahoons' works along with other cape artists and including Sailors' Valentines is wonderful. We try to visit whenever we are on...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank VArelatives
Christy L, Public Relations Manager at Cahoon Museum of American Art, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

So glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed July 15, 2017

While I've been visiting the Cape for over 20 years, I had never heard of this little gem of a museum. One of our visiting guests was very interested in taking a look at it and I'm so happy to have tagged along. Not only...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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