Museum News

Now Hiring: 2022 Museum Associates

The Nye Museum is looking for talented individuals who seek hands-on experience with historical field work. The museum actively engages in many historical research projects, including archaeology digs, curated exhibits, historical restoration work, and nature conservation. It has a professional staff with diverse historical expertise to support these projects. We seek applicants who would like … 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

2021 Family Reunion moved to virtual format

The Board of Trustees voted unanimously on August 10, 2021 to cancel the in person events planned for the 2021 Nye Family Reunion and move the reunion entirely online. Due to rising cases in coronavirus in our county, and the seriousness of the Delta variant for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals alike, members of our organization … Read more

Museum Now Offering Tours Tues – Sat 11AM – 4PM

The Nye Museum is now open for the Summer 2021 season. Come by to explore our property, hike our trails, or to experience guided and self-guided historical tours. There’s a lot that’s new to explore, including a newly restored children’s room in the Benjamin Nye house and a special exhibit on 17th century heritage. The … Read more

Summer 2021 Special Exhibit Announced!

Summer 2021 Special Exhibit Announced! June 11, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: David Shorten. Executive Director Nye Museum (508) 888-4213  Special Exhibit Opens at the Nye Museum: “The 17th Century World of Benjamin Nye & Katherine Tupper” The Nye Museum will open its doors for the summer 2021 season beginning June 22. Guided tours … Read more

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