Museum - Best of 2012

Published May 11, 2012

Maybe it’s your go-to spot for a rainy day or the place you take guests who are in town. What is your favorite museum?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Voters Love

"The museum is a wonderful mix of living and preserved nature. Next to the taxidermy of various bird species of Cape..." via Ann M.

Find It
869 Main Street/Route 6A Brewster MA 02631
  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Arts & Culture, Museum, 869 Main Street/Route 6A Lower Cape Brewster MA 02631
    Nominee for: Museum
    869 Main Street/Route 6A, Lower Cape Brewster, MA
  • Cape Cod Museum of Art, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 60 Hope Ln Dennis MA 02638
    Nominee for: Museum
    60 Hope Ln, Mid Cape Dennis, MA
  • Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 460 Commercial Street Provincetown MA 02657
    Nominee for: Museum
    460 Commercial Street, Outer Cape Provincetown, MA
  • John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Arts & Culture, Museum, 1481 Rte. 132, P.O. Box 100 Hyannis MA 02601
    Nominee for: Museum
    1481 Rte. 132, P.O. Box 100, Mid Cape Hyannis, MA
  • Heritage Museums & Gardens, Arts & Culture, Weddings, Museum, Wedding Venue, 67 Grove St Upper Cape Sandwich MA 02563,Heritage Museums & Gardens, Arts & Culture, Weddings, Museum, Wedding Venue, 67 Grove St Upper Cape Sandwich MA 02563,Heritage Museu
    Nominee for: Museum
    67 Grove St, Upper Cape Sandwich, MA
  • The Pilgrim Monument Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment Travel, Landmarks Museum, High Pole Hill Rd Provincetown MA 02657
    Nominee for: Museum
    High Pole Hill Rd, Outer Cape Provincetown, MA
  • Nominee for: Museum
    8 Strawberry Ln, Mid Cape Yarmouth Port, MA
  • Nantucket Whaling Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 15 Broad St Nantucket MA 02554
    Nominee for: Museum
    15 Broad St, Nantucket Nantucket, MA
  • Thornton W. Burgess Society, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 4 Water St Sandwich MA 02563
    Nominee for: Museum
    4 Water St, Upper Cape Sandwich, MA
  • Cape Cod Children's Museum, Arts & Culture, Museum, 577 Great Neck Road South Upper Cape Mashpee MA 02649
    Nominee for: Museum
    577 Great Neck Road South, Upper Cape Mashpee, MA
  • Sandwich Glass Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 129 Main St, P.O. Box 103 Sandwich MA 02563
    Nominee for: Museum
    129 Main St, P.O. Box 103, Upper Cape Sandwich, MA
  • Atwood House Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 347 Stage Harbor Rd Chatham MA 02633
    Nominee for: Museum
    347 Stage Harbor Rd, Lower Cape Chatham, MA
  • Zooquarium, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 674 Rte 28 West Yarmouth MA 02673
    Nominee for: Museum
    674 Rte 28, Mid Cape West Yarmouth, MA
  • Cahoon Museum of American Art, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 4676 Falmouth Rd, PO Box 1853 Cotuit MA 02635
    Nominee for: Museum
    4676 Falmouth Rd, PO Box 1853, Mid Cape Cotuit, MA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Museum
    55 Palmer Ave, Upper Cape Falmouth, MA
  • Woods Hole Historical Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 579 Woods Hole Rd, P.O. Box 185 Woods Hole MA 02543
    Nominee for: Museum
    579 Woods Hole Rd, P.O. Box 185, Upper Cape Woods Hole, MA
  • Chatham Railroad Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 153 Depot Rd Chatham MA 02633
    Nominee for: Museum
    153 Depot Rd, Lower Cape Chatham, MA
  • The Whydah Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment Outdoors, Boating Marina Museum, PO Box 493 Provincetown Ma 02657
    Nominee for: Museum
    PO Box 493, Provincetown, Ma
  • Nantucket Life Saving Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 158 Polpis Rd Nantucket MA 02554
    Nominee for: Museum
    158 Polpis Rd, Nantucket Nantucket, MA
  • Centerville Historical Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 513 Main St Centerville MA 02632
    Nominee for: Museum
    513 Main St, Mid Cape Centerville, MA
  • Egan Institute of Maritime Studies, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 4 Winter St Nantucket MA 02554
    Nominee for: Museum
    4 Winter St, Nantucket Nantucket, MA
  • Brooks Academy Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 80 Parallel St Harwich MA 02645
    Nominee for: Museum
    80 Parallel St, Lower Cape Harwich, MA
  • Highland House Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 27 Highland Rd Truro MA 02652
    Nominee for: Museum
    27 Highland Rd, Outer Cape Truro, MA
  • Maria Mitchell Association Aquarium, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 28 Washington St Nantucket MA 02554
    Nominee for: Museum
    28 Washington St, Nantucket Nantucket, MA
  • Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Arts & Culture Arts & Entertainment, Museum, 135 South St Hyannis MA 02601
    Nominee for: Museum
    135 South St, Mid Cape Hyannis, MA
Contest Overview
  • 10,270
    Total Votes
  • 3,365
    Voters
  • 63
    Winners

The 2012 Cape Cod A-List awards are based on more than 10,000 votes from local Cape Cod-area experts.

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