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The Sandwich Glass Museum on Cape Cod


The Sandwich Historical Society and its Glass Museum collects, preserves, and interprets the history of the Town of Sandwich, MA, the oldest town on Cape Cod. A large part of Sandwich history is involved with American glass production.
The Sandwich Glass Museum has “Relit the Fires in Sandwich” with a glass furnace and new exhibits to better tell the story of the glass industry in Sandwich. While we will not be able to completely recreate that booming, smoking glass factory, our visitors are able to feel the heat from the glory hole on their faces. They can watch the glassblower turn and twist the hot glass into wonderful forms, and visions of those former days will not be so difficult to understand or imagine.

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Sandwich Glass Museum is located at 129 Main Street, corner of Rte. 130 (Main Street) and Tupper Road, Sandwich, MA 02563. It is opposite the Town Hall. The entrance to the Museum and parking is on Tupper Road.

Summer hours: The Museum is open daily April 1 – December 30 from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. In order to see everything the Museum has to offer, we recommend that you plan to arrive no later than 3:30 p.m.
Admissions: $10.00 for adults, $2.00 for children 6-14, free for ages 5 and under, group rates available.

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