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Interesting exhibits, plenty of parking and it's free. While there you can talk a walk or bike ride... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Randy L
Bourne, Massachusetts
Do not miss this place when you go to Cape Cod

This is a first class government sponsored visitors center. The video of the history of the Cape... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Dover, Delaware
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Corps of Engineers operated visitor center with educational material about the Cape Cod Canal.
Ed Moffitt Drive, across from the Sandwich Coast Guard Station, Sandwich, MA
+1 508-833-9678
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Interesting exhibits, plenty of parking and it's free. While there you can talk a walk or bike ride along the Cape Cod Canal or just sit and watch the many, boats and ships go by. Also, very short stroll to a beach in Sandwich.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Randy L
Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is a first class government sponsored visitors center. The video of the history of the Cape Cod Canal is outstanding. The staff is right on. Don't miss it

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Had a really interesting visit here. Very knowledgeable staff and a lot to hear about this part of Cape Cod. Would recommend a visit to this area which is slightly off the main road through Sandwich.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Small but full of interesting information and good film. While the kids love the boat inside, it was nothing special for adults. Displays have good detail, take the time to read them. Tip: This is close to eating places and a nice canal side walking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Read about center and glad i fit it in. The museum isn't huge but it is an interesting mix of info on nautical items (knots, flags), a great short film on the building of the canal (worth visit alone), hands on activities for kids, full...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Great information set up for adults and children. picnic tables area. Great view . There is no Cape Cod without the canal ...so it's nice to learn about it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank assaf y
Reviewed August 18, 2018

I don't really know if he was a park ranger or not, but he had lots of info and we had such a nice talk. The Visitors Center itself had lots of stuff for kids to check out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank klu3
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The views from the Visitors Center are breathtaking. The Center is interesting and informative. Please visit- you won’t be disappointed!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

The Cape Cod Canal may not look as a "usual" tourist spot, but it is a very relaxing area. It offers many things to people of different ages - walking, fishing, chilling, etc., and is very children friendly. It feels as if the Canal emits...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank niksk001
Reviewed July 14, 2018

My husband, dog & I walked the Cape Cod Canal path each morning and evening while on vacation in Sandwich. Excellent trail for walking your dogs! Most people are very friendly, especially dog owners. Many people fish at the canal as well. It's relaxing just...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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