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Autumn Gathering Annual Celebration

Nye Homestead & Museum 85 Old County Rd, East Sandwich, MA, United States

Join us for our 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. There will be hearth cooking in the 1678 Benjamin Nye House, an outdoor artisan craft fair under a tent, historical reenactors providing tours, and ... Read more


History Talks Series: Author Talk with Michelle Marchetti Coughlin

Penelope Pelham Winslow was one of the most powerful women in Plymouth Colony's history. A member of the English gentry (her third-great-grandmother was Anne Boleyn's sister Mary), she was married to Plymouth Governor Josiah Winslow. Like most of her female contemporaries, however, she has largely been forgotten. Though she authored or is mentioned in few ... Read more


Special Exhibit: Honoring Women of the Nye Homestead – 300 Years of Women

Included with museum admission, this exhibit is now on view in our Grange Gallery for the 2023 season through October 14, 2023! This exhibit highlights the lives of women from different time periods connectedby the Nye homestead. Here we seek to illustrate the questions:What was her life like? How did she manage family, chores, cooking ... Read more

Nye Museum Trails: History Hike

Explore the unique landscape that surrounds the Nye Museum. Learn about both the history of the land in one of East Sandwich’s oldest neighborhoods as well as some of its industrial beginnings. Enjoy a 25-30 minute guided walking tour of the museum trails which include an abandoned fish hatchery, old dam and mill site, and ... Read more


Nye Family Reunion

We hope you'll join us for the 2023 Nye Family Reunion. All are welcome to attend this fun event whether you are a Nye descendant or an enthusiastic friend! SOLD OUT! Call to be put on a waitlist. Our annual business meeting will commence at 9:00AM with an opportunity for fellowship, coffee, and pastries. Afterwards, ... Read more

$20.00 – $80.00

SandwichFest – Nye Museum Pop-Up Shop

The Nye Museum will be joining SandwichFest this year as one of the featured non-profit vendors! We are so pleased to be joining the community for this wonderful celebration sponsored by the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce. Check out our booth and stock up on items for the history lovers in your life! For more information ... Read more

Autumn Gathering 2023

As summer ends and Autumn draws near, join the Nye Museum for an afternoon of celebrating local history. Highlights will include activities for children, demonstrations, viewing on the special exhibit, guided tours of the Homestead & Mill Museum by costumed historians, and local Chariot Pizza available for purchase. This family-friendly event is free and fun ... Read more

Quilting Retreats

FALL QUILTING RETREAT – NOVEMBER 6-9, 2023 Quilting and Quilts were a necessary tradition in our antique homesteads.Keeping with this tradition, the Nye Museum, along with quilter, Ellie Held offers 3 four-dayQUILTING RETREATS, each year at the East Sandwich Grange Hall, 91 Old County Road,East Sandwich, MA 02537 Our next retreat is November 6-9. Two ... Read more