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Graceful church steeples, small well-groomed parks, comely old houses, and backyard shops for artisans working in wood, leather, wrought iron, clay, or oil-on-canvas.

by Tom Brosnahan
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Among the pleasures of a visit to Sandwich on Cape Cod are the moments you spend just wandering around this attractive Cape Cod town. But if you need sightseeing goals, here they are:

Dexter Grist Mill

An old mill (1654) at the end of a lovely mill pond right in the center of Sandwich, it's still in operation, it's ancient wooden mechanism grinding corn into cornmeal—which you can buy. More...

Sandwich Glass Museum

Sandwich was a major glass-producing town from 1825 to 1888, and the Sandwich Glass Museum can show you all about this prized American-made molded glass. More...

Thornton W Burgess Museum

This small museum is dedicated to the life and work of the creator of classic children's characters Peter Rabbit, Reddy Fox and Hooty Owl. More...

Hoxie House

This historic house from the 1600s, just a five-minute walk from Dexter's Grist Mill, is furnished with articles from Sandwich's early settlers. More...

Beaches in Sandwich MA

Four beaches to choose from, all on the calm-water Cape Cod Bay side of Cape Cod, with warmer swimming than on the Atlantic Ocean side. More...

Heritage Museums & Gardens

Exhibits from all periods of American history: automobiles from 1899 to 1936, firearms and military miniatures, American crafts and tools, as well as reproductions of early American buildings, including a superb Shaker round barn. More...

Circus Smirkus

Each summer, Heritage Museums & Gardens hosts Circus Smirkus, the Vermont-based international youth circus that tours New England late-June through late-August. If a Smirkus show coincides with your time in Sandwich, don't miss it! More...

—by Tom Brosnahan

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Shaker round bar, Sandwich MA

The fieldstone Shaker-style round barn at Heritage Museums & Gardens,
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