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Highland House Museum

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Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA
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Spooky local museum

One of my favorite small museums on the Cape. They have some period rooms and whaling artifacts and... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
New York City, New York

Museum is small but nice. The Highland House Museum is the old Highland House, a hotel built on... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2017
Sacramento, California
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Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

One of my favorite small museums on the Cape. They have some period rooms and whaling artifacts and they also offer programs for kids.

Thank esclown
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Museum is small but nice. The Highland House Museum is the old Highland House, a hotel built on the Highlands in 1907. It is an example of a turn-of-the-century summer resort hotel.Located near the Highland Lighthouse which is a must to see. A visit to...More

Thank lindalT6790TQ
Reviewed September 30, 2016

$6 per adult to climb up the lighthouse. Not for the weak & claustrophobic. Just cool to be in one for a change, tour guide was informative & interesting. Worth the visit, took lots of good pics.

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Very reasonable entance fee ($5.00 adults) interesting place to see. The Lioghthouse is just up the road a bit

Thank Susan S
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Small but wonderful and so interesting and packs a big punch for its size. Very friendly and helpful staff.

Thank ValerieHolmes
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Small fee to enter, but you could spend hours here devouring all the history. This place is packed with artifacts and we'll written descriptions. The rooms upstairs look awesome. Free parking. Show paid receipt same day at highland lighthouse tour to walk up inside for...More

Thank Kara M
Reviewed August 28, 2016

I have never been in this building before and wanted to see what was inside. I was met at the check in and given a run down of the place by a staff member. I like to read what surrounds the exhibits and found the...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Great museum... Coastal/maritime history of outer Cape... Check out the old hotel rooms upstairs... Spooky but fun! 3rd visit there.

Thank SandyNeckGirl
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Local art, maritime history, local color, great views, a real treat for any age. Nice view into Truro's past, puts the area in a perspective.

Thank Matheu M
Reviewed June 26, 2016

This old hotel has many historical things to see on the main love. You can also go upstairs where each room has different aspects to the area.

Thank tromba61
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