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Old Fish Hatchery Trail Now Open!

The Nye Museum is pleased to announce that we have opened a new trail on the property. Beginning July 17, visitors will be able to take free self-guided tours of the Old Fish Hatchery. Audio narration is available at

COVID-19 Update

In order to ensure public health and limit the spread of covid-19, the Nye Museum will postpone its upcoming talks for March, April & May. Please check back for more updates about other events.

Whiskey in America: Education & Libation

Recent attention toward the reconstruction of George Washington’s distillery, a 5-still commercial operation on one of Washington’s farms from 1797-c. 1802, has sparked interest in spirits distillation in America. The distillery burned to the ground in 1814 and was lost until rediscovered by Mount Vernon archaeologists in 1997. After extensive reconstruction, the distillery is once … Read more

Spring Lectures Continue at the Nye Museum with Jim Coogan on March 15

On Sunday, March 15 at 2PM, the Nye Museum will host the next installment in its spring lecture series. Local historian Jim Coogan will discuss the life and work of Joseph Crosby Lincoln (1870-1944), a popular novelist from Cape Cod. Mr. Coogan’s talk is entitled, “Joseph Crosby Lincoln: The Bard of Cape Cod.” Born in … Read more

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