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22 04, 2021

Driven: Hidden away in Cape Cod’s Heritage Museums and Gardens


Hidden away in Cape Cod’s Heritage Museums and Gardens, a collection of cars traces the history of American automotive innovation, design, and aesthetics. We got a tour when Tom Gregory visited the museum as the host of Driven. You can view the collection along with Tom in the video. [...]

Driven: Hidden away in Cape Cod’s Heritage Museums and Gardens2021-04-22T16:16:29-04:00
22 04, 2021

Driven: Heritage Museums & Gardens Annual Auto Show in Cape Cod


Every year the Heritage Museums & Gardens holds an auto show, where they bring out their collection of American Cars into the light for the public to admire & reminisce with vehicles like Gary Cooper's 1930 Model J Duesenberg, and their newest addition, the 1965 Ford Country Squire station wagon. [...]

Driven: Heritage Museums & Gardens Annual Auto Show in Cape Cod2021-04-22T16:33:29-04:00
20 04, 2021

A Greener, Quieter Approach To Grounds Maintenance


Down To Earth by Les Lutz Heritage Museums & Gardens is going green! Over the last year we have been studying all aspects of our operations to become more sustainable. One aspect of our operations that has been high on our list to examine is garden maintenance. I’ve [...]

A Greener, Quieter Approach To Grounds Maintenance2021-04-21T19:48:20-04:00
22 03, 2021

The Sandwich Enterprise: Deciduous Conifers – Not So ‘Ever’ Greens


Down To Earth by Les Lutz Trees that bear needles are usually evergreen, and most species are. But there are five genera that are needled conifers that are deciduous and drop their foliage each fall. Of these, four will thrive on the Cape and three are found at [...]

The Sandwich Enterprise: Deciduous Conifers – Not So ‘Ever’ Greens2021-04-02T15:50:27-04:00
10 03, 2021

Witch Hazel For The Winter Garden


Down To Earth by Les Lutz The days are getting longer and there are already signs of life in the garden. One bright spot in the garden here at Heritage Museums & Gardens is one of my favorite plants for this season, Hamamelis, or witch hazel. The species [...]

Witch Hazel For The Winter Garden2021-04-02T15:55:35-04:00
2 03, 2021

Nature Trail Facts


Heritage Nature Trails Over two-miles of trails are available to visitors which snake through the grounds. While you make your way through the gardens and galleries, keep an eye out for the meandering trails that diverge from the main loop. Let yourself get lost among the asters and goldenrod [...]

Nature Trail Facts2021-04-02T14:42:29-04:00
2 03, 2021

The Heritage Collection Facts


The Heritage Collection When he founded Heritage Museums & Gardens, J.K. Lilly, III hoped that his collection would demonstrate “the excellence and ingenuity of American craftsmen.” The Heritage Collection presents that ingenuity and excellence by displaying highlights from the museum’s 12,000+ collection of American art and artifacts. Arranged into four [...]

The Heritage Collection Facts2021-04-02T14:42:29-04:00
16 02, 2021

Looff Carousel Facts


The Looff Carousel Heritage Museums & Gardens owns an original 1908 Looff carousel made in East Providence, RI. Charles I. D. Looff was a master carver and builder of hand-carved carousels and amusement rides in America. Born in Denmark in 1852 and immigrating to America in 1870, Looff built the [...]

Looff Carousel Facts2021-04-02T14:42:29-04:00
10 02, 2021

Hidden Hollow Facts


Hidden Hollow™— The Facts Nestled in a two-acre dry kettle hole—a glacially formed depression common to Cape Cod—Hidden Hollow’s unique topography provides a stimulating and beautiful outdoor setting for discovery and learning. Children can climb stepping stumps, navigate log balance beams, construct forts, create nature-inspired art, build with blocks, dig [...]

Hidden Hollow Facts2021-04-02T14:42:30-04:00
10 02, 2021

The Hundred Acre School Is Expanding


The Hundred Acre School Is Expanding and Renovating to Provide More Options for Families February 10, 2021  The Hundred Acre School, the Pre-K through Grade 1 STEM school at Heritage Museums & Gardens, will be expanding to add two new classrooms by renovating existing space in the same building as [...]

The Hundred Acre School Is Expanding2021-04-02T14:42:30-04:00
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