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Dexter’s Grist Mill

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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A step back in time to historic Sandwich!

Beautiful area with an old world feel. Tourists will love the area with the Glass Museum across the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seastar577
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Interesting stop

Interesting stop and a pretty photo op with historic meaning. I absolutely adored Sandwich. So many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jessalayne
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Welcome to the Thomas Dexter Grist Mill! We offer tours of our mid-17th century grist mill nestled in the heart of Sandwich all 7 days of the week. As a fully operating site, we also sell fresh bags of our famous corn meal. Our mill is the perfect...more
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2 Water St, Sandwich, MA 02563-2310
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area with an old world feel. Tourists will love the area with the Glass Museum across the street, beautiful old churches and antique homes all around. A tranquil New England setting! Must see!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting stop and a pretty photo op with historic meaning. I absolutely adored Sandwich. So many things to see.

Thank Jessalayne
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I learned a lot on this tour. The guide was interesting and added lots of cool trivia. They still produce and sell what they mill. It's definitely worth checking out.

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Reviewed September 26, 2018

The mill sits in a beautiful setting with a picturesque backdrop of ponds and wooded hills - it is hard to believe it is in the centre of the biggest town in the region. The guides who give you the history of the mill are...More

Thank James D
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We only use the corn meal from Dexter's Grist Mill. It is delicious, with a nice, crunchy texture. We live in Rochester, NY but stock up (and freeze) corn meal whenever we visit the Cape.

1  Thank csdtravel
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The pond-side location is picturesque, but the real fun is experiencing the workings of a traditional mill. Two visitors, concentrating fiercely, helped the guide release the gate that starts water flowing to turn the wheel. The small mill comes alive with the sounds of water...More

2  Thank TheBigSuitcase
Reviewed January 14, 2018

When walking around Sandwich center, you will feel like you have been transported back in time. The old but well restored grist mill still has freshly ground corn, the swans and ducks swim serenely on Shawme Pond, you can visit the old cemetery with graves...More

3  Thank waggonerj
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful in the fall.The cape In The off season is a really peaceful and colorful place.I love Sandwich

Thank Bostonstrong15
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Visited on a very pleasant Sunday afternoon, quite late in the day, so we got a very quick tour of the mill. The two gentlemen running the mill were extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The mill is well maintained and in full working order and worth...More

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We toured the area and took some photos. It is very scenic and well kept. Limited on street parking, but worth the time.

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