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Dexter Grist Mill

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Water Street, at the intersection of Main and Water streets, Sandwich, MA 02563
+1 508-888-4910
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Water Street, at the intersection of Main and Water streets, Sandwich, MA 02563
+1 508-888-4910
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sandwich is a scenic, quaint off-the-beaten-path but still popular spot to visit on Cape Cod. I happened upon this while walking through Sandwich and saw a local woman filling water jugs from the spring here. She said the water is very good, so I took...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located just outside the downtown. Beautiful walk around the pond to the Grist Mill. Hours are limited so plan accordingly if you want to see it open and functioning.

Thank Quib09
Reviewed June 5, 2017

When we visited just prior to Memorial Day, the mill was not open. It would have been nice to see it in action.

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

We were there off season - however even the photos were poor as they were undertaking repair. We had gone there specially to see it with the adjoining point. Disappointed given the previous reviews

Thank boaster
Reviewed April 16, 2017

As with everything we encountered during our visit to Cape Cod off-season, the Dexter Grist Mill was closed until summer. The mill was built around 1640 and in 1920 converted to a tearoom. The town of Sandwich bought the mill and surrounding area for $6,300...More

1  Thank ITRT
Reviewed April 4, 2017

This is an actual working grist mill. It has been lovingly restored and is completely operational. There is a small fee, about $4, to go into it. Guides explain the operations and actually grind corn for you. They even sell the corn meal.....which is organic!...More

Thank molokinirum
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We love coming here every year with our French cultural exchange students! Corn was always an American crop....not European! See how the corn is still ground today, . Try it fresh from the grind, here some history, buy a bag of fresh ly ground corn...More

1  Thank Lydia A
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Located right behind town hall, the mill and pond provides the perfect place to start a visit to Sandwich. Watch the swans, walk by the water, and enjoy the calm beauty of this place.

1  Thank Joe D
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

On a tour visit what a beautiful little town to visit in the sunshine. Very picturesque , although closed also a glass museum in this town - told worth a visit when open.

Thank Jo W
Reviewed September 25, 2016

The actual mill was closed to tours the day we were there, bit the grounds and mill dam are were open. It's good place to enjoy some fresh air stretch your legs, and listen to the sound of the water wheel turning.

Thank wdlander
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