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Take a Behind the Scenes Auto Tour

See the great cars that aren't on display! Join the next Behind the Scenes Auto Tour with the Heritage Auto Curator: Saturday, August 9, 11am-12pm. Register now!
AprilMA2012 kids planting veggie garden with MG

Support Heritage Today

Heritage is celebrating its 45th Anniversary by establishing and Education and Outreach Fund. Support educational programming at Heritage with a gift today.
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Group Visits

Bring your group to Heritage this summer! Contact Group Sales to book your outing today.  
Junior Gardening

The Shop at Heritage

Summer is the perfect time for children to be outside and learning about nature and gardens. Learn more about Seedling Gifts, now available at The Shop at Heritage.
Sundial Garden

What’s In Bloom

July means the gardens are in full bloom. Daylilies, cannas, dogwoods, and hydrangeas are just a few of the gorgeous sights to see at Heritage right now!

It is always a pleasure to speak with visitor services [staff]. We are blessed to have Heritage Museums & Gardens so accessible.

  • Upcoming Events

    Jul
    23
    Wed
    9:00 am Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Children 4 to 7 have a great Adventure at Heritage. Parents may enroll children by the week or save money and enroll in the full five weeks at a discounted price.  Museum Adventures focuses on a new theme each week and every day will be filled with fun activities including science experiments, games, scavenger hunts, art projects, and outdoor discovery.  Adventurers will enjoy visits to Hidden Hollow, exhibits and the beautiful gardens.  Our professional museum educators and teachers lead the fun. New this year:  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week and participants can register by the week. Half Day- 9am-12pm or Full Day- 9am-3pm options Register Now: Week 3 (July 29, 30, 31):  Backyard Bugs Session 5:  4-5 year olds Session 6:  6-7 year olds Activities related to the  Big Bugs outdoor sculptures and HMG gardens and grounds Become an entomologist and learn about beneficial bugs, search for pollinators on a bug hunt, build a bug house for your garden at home, act out Aesop’s famous fable and discover how a grasshopper chirps and the amount an ant can carry.   Week 4 (August 5, 6, 7):  Tree-mendous Trees Session 7:  4-5 year olds Session 8:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow’s August theme: Trees  and HMG grounds Create tree art, find out how to measure a tree, discover the ways trees are used by people and animals, learn the parts of a tree and how they grow, find prehistoric trees on the grounds, identify trees by their leaves or needles, and plant a tree at Heritage.   Week 5 (August 12, 13, 14):  Outdoor Engineers Session 9:  4-5 year olds Session 10:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow, HMG gardens and grounds, and Big Bugs exhibit Discover ways animals and people construct in nature, create a bug village, design a spider web catcher and other animal homes, make fairy treehouses, build nature sculptures and complete engineering challenges.   Members get to sign up first and they receive a large discount- renew your membership today!  For the best value, sign up for the full five weeks. Fees: Regular Registration beginning April 1 for both Members and Non Members Member Half Day Program:               $95/week or $450 for all five weeks Member Full Day Program:                $190/week or $900 for all five weeks Non Member Half Day Program:       $105/week or $500 for all five weeks Non Member Full Day Program:        $210/week or $1000 for all five weeks
    Jul
    24
    Thu
    9:00 am Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Summer Museum Adventures- Half D... @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Children 4 to 7 have a great Adventure at Heritage. Parents may enroll children by the week or save money and enroll in the full five weeks at a discounted price.  Museum Adventures focuses on a new theme each week and every day will be filled with fun activities including science experiments, games, scavenger hunts, art projects, and outdoor discovery.  Adventurers will enjoy visits to Hidden Hollow, exhibits and the beautiful gardens.  Our professional museum educators and teachers lead the fun. New this year:  Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week and participants can register by the week. Half Day- 9am-12pm or Full Day- 9am-3pm options Register Now: Week 3 (July 29, 30, 31):  Backyard Bugs Session 5:  4-5 year olds Session 6:  6-7 year olds Activities related to the  Big Bugs outdoor sculptures and HMG gardens and grounds Become an entomologist and learn about beneficial bugs, search for pollinators on a bug hunt, build a bug house for your garden at home, act out Aesop’s famous fable and discover how a grasshopper chirps and the amount an ant can carry.   Week 4 (August 5, 6, 7):  Tree-mendous Trees Session 7:  4-5 year olds Session 8:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow’s August theme: Trees  and HMG grounds Create tree art, find out how to measure a tree, discover the ways trees are used by people and animals, learn the parts of a tree and how they grow, find prehistoric trees on the grounds, identify trees by their leaves or needles, and plant a tree at Heritage.   Week 5 (August 12, 13, 14):  Outdoor Engineers Session 9:  4-5 year olds Session 10:  6-7 year olds Activities related to Hidden Hollow, HMG gardens and grounds, and Big Bugs exhibit Discover ways animals and people construct in nature, create a bug village, design a spider web catcher and other animal homes, make fairy treehouses, build nature sculptures and complete engineering challenges.   Members get to sign up first and they receive a large discount- renew your membership today!  For the best value, sign up for the full five weeks. Fees: Regular Registration beginning April 1 for both Members and Non Members Member Half Day Program:               $95/week or $450 for all five weeks Member Full Day Program:                $190/week or $900 for all five weeks Non Member Half Day Program:       $105/week or $500 for all five weeks Non Member Full Day Program:        $210/week or $1000 for all five weeks
    Jul
    25
    Fri
    10:00 am Family Fun Fridays @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Family Fun Fridays @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Enjoy a family-friendly day at Heritage featuring special activities designed to help you rediscover the joy of being outside together. Musical performance at the Outdoor Concert Stage at 11AM, special family activities, lawn games, and a chance to see Wicked Plants and Big Bugs make this a great start to the weekend for the whole family.  Free with museum admission Weekly Schedule: July 11:  Stacey Peasley July 18: Toe Jam Puppet Band “The Green Show” – July 25: Wayne Potash
    Jul
    26
    Sat
    6:00 pm Evening with the Stars 45th Anni... @ Heald Center and Nickerson Event Field
    Evening with the Stars 45th Anni... @ Heald Center and Nickerson Event Field
    Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Evening with the Stars 45th Anniversary Gala @ Heald Center and Nickerson Event Field
    Please join us for Evening with the Stars 45th Anniversary Gala to benefit Heritage Museums & Gardens Saturday, July 26, 2014     6pm Heritage Museums & Gardens 67 Grove Street, Sandwich Cocktails, Dinner and Dancing MUSIC BY Hip Pocket Orchestra Summer Elegant Attire Individual tickets – $350 Circle of Appreciation: Platinum (reserved table for 10)* – $10,000 Includes limousine service for up to 4 people from one location Gold (6 reservations)* – $5,000 Silver (4 reservations)* – $2,500 Bronze (2 reservations)* – $1,250 * You have the option of declining extra tickets, or a portion of them, or the limousine service to increase the tax deductible portion of your gift. All Circle of Appreciation donors will be recognized in the Gala program and in other visible ways throughout the evening. Purchase tickets to the Evening with the Stars Gala. I cannot attend the Gala, but would like to make a donation to the Evening with the Stars Gala. I would like to make an additional donation in honor of Heritage’s 45th Anniversary to the Education and Outreach Fund. Learn more about and support Heritage by purchasing an Evening with the Stars raffle ticket for the chance to win an elegant, private dinner party for ten. Many thanks to our Chairs, Gala Committee, Junior Committee and Board of Trustees for making this event possible. HONORARY CHAIRS Mrs. J.K. Lilly III, Dr. & Mrs. William W. McCutchen, Jr., Mr. & Mrs. Peter M. Nicholas, Mr. & Mrs. Eli Lilly II, Mr. & Mrs. George C. Lilly, Mr. & Mrs. J.K. Lilly IV, and Mr. & Mrs. Frank Jarvey CHAIRS Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Petry COMMITTEE Mr. & Mrs. David A. Barry, Mr. & Mrs. S. Richard Brand, Mrs. Elizabeth Campanella, Mr. & Mrs. William C. Connell, Mr. & Mrs. John Fowler, Mr. & Mrs. Richard D. Hamilton, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Hynes, Jr., Mr. & Mrs. F. Lance Isham, Mrs. Linda Calmes Jones, Mr. & Mrs. David N. Lawrence, Mr. & Mrs. Scott Lemone, Mrs. Diane C. Madden, Mr. & Mrs. Donald G. McInnes, Mr. & Mrs. Peter C. Marshall, Mr. Robert Mittelstadt & Ms. Lynda Spence, Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Morrissey, Mrs. Jeremiah W. O’Connor, Jr., Mrs. Robert Pierce, Mr. & Mrs. Louis M. Ricciardi, Mr. Charles Spiegel & Ms. Amy Corcoran, Mr. & Mrs. Charles M. Stasey, and Dr. J. Brooks Watt & Mrs. Karen M. King-Watt JUNIOR COMMITTEE Ms. Kate Floyd, Ms. Nina Mayfield, Mr. Richard Mayfield, Ms. Elise Morrissey, and Mr. Joseph N. Russo IV BOARD OF TRUSTEES Charles N. Robinson, Chair Louis M. Ricciardi, Vice Chair William Catania, Clerk Charles H. Ritch, Treasurer Ellen Spear, President & CEO Amy Corcoran, John Fowler, John Fulone, Susan J. Hamilton, Tracy Isham, Linda Calmes Jones, Cheryl Lilly, Deborah W. Lilly, David W. McGraw, Alyce A. Morrissey, Joan O’Connor, Thomas Rockwell TRUSTEE EMERITUS Mary Hart Cogan, George C. Lilly, Margaret M. Lilly, Donald G. McInnes, Virginia L. Nicholas Heritage is grateful to our generous sponsors: Cape Cod Health Care On-Cape Lithographers Oyster Real Estate  

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