1678 Nye Homestead 

An historic Cape Cod house museum

Open mid-June - mid-October . Tuesday – Saturday, 11-4. On peaceful Old County Rd. East Sandwich

$5.00 admission, children under 12 are free. Members’ off-season tours: 508-888-4213 or 508-888-7629

The Nye Family of America Association, Inc.

Our membership and Board of Trustees includes people who are not Nye descendants but wish to support our museum and projects. We maintain and update a site on ancestry.com, two volumes of genealogy and other publications. Our genealogist is available for family inquiries. Join the Nye Family Association today and gain access to the expanded Members Only site.


We are an historic non-profit organization with a strong interest in local history. We preserve, restore and open to the public the Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum seasonally. We also serve as an organization for Nye family descendants. We hold a family reunion every two years, publish a fall (paper) newsletter and e-newsletters.

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Charles H. Nye, founder of the

Nye Family Association

The Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum is an historic preservation project of the the Nye Family of America Association, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. We are affiliated with the organizations listed below:

Benjamin Nye Homestead

P.O. Box 134

85 Old County Road

East Sandwich, MA 02537  

508-888-4213 • Email