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

Nye Homestead & Museum … plus much more to see! 

Below are several links to information on Sandwich, MA, and also links to many Nye Sites on the web.  Most of these sites were found through standard search engines.  The Nye Family Association, and NyeFamily.org neither endorse, support, or are in any way affiliated with these sites, products or content.

               Sandwich Glass Museum - Sandwich's famous glass museum

               The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa - A Historic Inn in Sandwich

               Heritage Museum & Gardens   Beautiful Gardens, Auto Museum, Old Carousel, Children's Activities

               Sandwich Public Library -  Contains much information on Sandwich

               Sturgis Library - Oldest Library on Cape Cod contains many old books and information

               Sandwich Chamber of Commerce - Information Source for places to go & things to do

               Canal Region Chamber of Commerce - Has much information on the Canal Region Towns & Resources

               Cape & Islands Historical Association - Museums, Historical Societies and Libraries of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket

               New England Museum Association (NEMA) - Museum people & Museums in New England

                 The Cape Cod Museum Trail - We are one of more than 30 museums on the Museum Trail                      

                Cape Cod  Museum of Art - The Cape Cod Museum of Art’s mission is to collect, study, interpret  and exhibit works by outstanding artists with a regional association. 

                 Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project - Archaeology site

                 East Sandwich Grange Hall - The ideal place to hold a community event or a private function.


For a list of places to stay while in Sandwich click on our accommodations page.


Links to Nye Websites:

Bill Nye - The science guy

Nye Elementary Academy of Advanced Technology - School in San Diego, CA

David E. Nye - Link to MIT Press site for books by Denmark professor

Nye Beach - Historic beach on the coast of Oregon

Dawson and Nye - Morris Plains, NJ auctioneers and appraisers

Naomi Shihab Nye - American Poet

Pine Creek Grist Mill - Muscatine, IA historic sitr

Jody Lynn Nye - Author

Wm. M. Nye Company - Everything for Morse enthusiast







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