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Cahoon Museum of American Art

4676 Falmouth Rd, Rte. 28, near Rte. 130, Barnstable, MA 02635-2521
+1 508-428-7581
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A delightful surprise

What a delightful surprise. My friend and I happened upon the Cahoon, it looked interesting so we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mjingreece
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Sacramento, California
Best Art Museum on Cape Cod

I visited the Cahoon this past weekend with my mom and we had so much fun. The exhibition on view... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Annie D
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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2 weeks ago
“A delightful surprise”
3 weeks ago
“Best Art Museum on Cape Cod”
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4676 Falmouth Rd, Rte. 28, near Rte. 130, Barnstable, MA 02635-2521
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Annie D
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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

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

So glad you enjoyed your visit!

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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

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

What a surprise to find this little museum. It was very interesting. I loved Mr. Cahoon's mermaids. This was a nice time of the year to go. There are not many thins open yet and we were the only visitors at the time.

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Reviewed August 26, 2016

This is a small but interesting museum. The husband and wife Cahoon's lived and painted in this house. They were originally primitive painters of furniture but were encouraged to try canvass. They painted primitive scenesimilar to Grandma Moses only their landscapes were mostly sea scenes...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2016

Nice collections of art. They have rotating shows that I found very interesting as well as permanent collections. The house is an old Cape Cod Colonial.

Thank Anna H
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CahoonMuseum, Director at Cahoon Museum of American Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2016

Thank you for stopping by! Glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I'm fortunate to have effectively, "grown up" on the cape as I've been visiting nearly every summer since I was four years old. The Cahoon museum has always been a staple of our family tradition and all of my aunts proudly display prints on the...More

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CahoonMuseum, Director at Cahoon Museum of American Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2016

We're happy to be a cultural resource for the community. Thanks for your support of the museum!

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Reviewed July 13, 2016

Always wonderful but now that a major expansion has been completed, it's even a more worthwhile visit.

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CahoonMuseum, Director at Cahoon Museum of American Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2016

We are glad you appreciate the renovation and expansion. Thank you for visiting!

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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Was very cool and recently renovated. Centered around the Cahoons but featured other artists as well. Interesting and different pieces of art.

Thank Anna K
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CahoonMuseum, Director at Cahoon Museum of American Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2016

Thanks for your visit! The museum does offer family-friendly programs, so keep your eye out for updates!

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