Museum News

2022 Autumn Gathering Celebration

The Nye Museum, located at 85 Old County Road in East Sandwich, will hold an Autumn Gathering celebration, a family-friendly event that is returning after a 2-year hiatus. Come celebrate the changing season at the Nye Museum and enjoy free, fall-themed activities. The event will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 12 PM to … Read more

NFOAA Annual Business Meeting on September 24

On September 24, 2022 at 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, the Nye Family of America Association, Inc., will convene its annual business meeting. The purpose of the meeting will be to elect officers for the board of trustees, and to review profits and loss from the preceding year. The event will be held via zoom. … Read more

Nye Museum Launches 2022 Season on June 18

Reposted from the Sandwich Enterprise: Nye Museum Grand-Opening Celebration To Feature Militia Demonstration | Sandwich Briefs | The Nye Museum in East Sandwich will celebrate its annual grand opening on Saturday, June 18, from noon to 4 PM. Free tours of the 1678 Benjamin Nye House will be offered and a new special exhibit, … Read more

2022 Nye Scholarship Application Now Online

The Nye Museum is offering 2 scholarships, in the amount of $1,000 each, for graduating high school seniors. The scholarships are open to any Sandwich resident, regardless of high school attended, and are available to anyone who is pursuing a college or post-secondary degree. All applications are due by Friday, April 15, 2022. The Sally … Read more

“Cape Cod and the Tea Party Crisis”: Recording Now Available

March 21, 2022 We were thrilled to host guest speaker Mary Beth Norton for a webinar last night. Professor Norton discussed her research on “Cape Cod and the Tea Party Crisis of 1773.” A copy of the recording is available below at the blue link below. We ask that you please fill out the brief … Read more

Announcing 2022 Event Series, “The Road to Revolution on Cape Cod”

Announcing 2022 Event Series, “The Road to Revolution on Cape Cod” We are very excited to announce our 2022 event series, “The Road to Revolution on Cape Cod.” The series will explore the cultural and political history of the Revolutionary era on Cape Cod (c. 1760s-1770s). It will feature a special webinar presentation by historian … Read more

2021 Annual Newsletter

Our 2021 Newsletter is now available as a Flipbook here: Please Renew Your Memberships here: Benjamin Nye – Memberships | Nye Museum

Nye Museum to close for Season Oct 23

The Nye Museum will close for the season after Saturday, October 23. It’s been an exhilarating and record-breaking year for the museum, which hosted well over 500 visitors this season. We hope you’ll join us for one last look at our 2021 Special Exhibit, “The 17th Century World of Benjamin Nye & Katherine Tupper.” We’re … Read more

Nye Museum Curiosity Sale Fundraiser

The Nye Museum will hold a very special Curiosity Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, October 9 from 8AM – 2PM. The event will be held at the East Sandwich Grange Hall, which is located at 91 Old County Road in East Sandwich. The sale includes only high-quality vintage items, Antiques, and Collectibles. Many of our curiosities … Read more

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