Sandwich Glass Museum
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The Mission of the Sandwich Glass Museum is to promote a broad understanding and appreciation of Sandwich town history, with particular emphasis on the unique contribution of the glass industry to the local community, the region, the nation, and the world.
The Museum has artfully combined the classic exhibits of its extensive collection with state-of-the-art technology to bring many of the new installations to life.
Overall, the Museum presents a memorable educational experience to the public through their collections, exhibitions, educational programs, library, communications, products and publications.
The Sandwich Glass Museum is located at the corner of Rt.130 and Tupper Road at 129 Main Street, Sandwich MA. across the street from the Sandwich Town Hall.
The museum is open April 1 - December 31 daily 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. In order to see everything the Museum has to offer we recommend that you plan to be here no later than 3:30 p.m.
The Museum will be closed the month of January and will reopen in February. The hours in February and March will be Wed.-Sun. 9:30-4:00.
$6 for adults, $1.25 for kids 6-14, free for 5 and under
Group rates available.
129 Main Street, Sandwich, MA, 02563 map
From the Mid-Cape Highway (Rte.6):
Take exit #2 and head north(left off of the exit ramp) to Sandwich Village. Bear left at the traffic island. The Museum will be on your right.
From Rte. 28:
From the Sagamore Bridge/Bourne take Route 6A East to Route 130 (turn right) - Continue on 130 South for about 3 miles. The Museum will be on your left directly opposite the Old Town Hall - at the corner of 130 and Tupper Road.
From Boston and points north:
Take Rte. 3 south across the Sagamore Bridge. Route 3 becomes Rte. 6 at the bridge. Follow the directions from the Mid-Cape Highway. Allow one hour from downtown Boston in normal traffic.
From Providence and points west:
Take Interstate 195 to its termination at Rte. 25 and follow the signs to Cape Cod. Cross the Bourne Bridge and circle the rotary to the third road (Sandwich Road) and head north along the canal. Follow the signs to Rte. 6 just before the Sagamore Bridge. Follow the directions from the Mid-Cape Highway. Allow one hour from Providence and 30 minutes from New Bedford.
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