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

Please support the Nye Family Association

We invite you to join the Nye Family of America Association.

We draw our primary financial support from our members in the form of dues, donations and bequests. Joining or renewing membership will allow you access to the Members Only page for updated and detailed information on Nye family history, archaeology studies and the Homestead and Museum.

We welcome your donation to support the preservation of our buildings & activities of the Nye Family  of America Association. 

Benjamin Nye Homestead 

P.O. Box 134

85 Old County Road 

East Sandwich, MA 02537 

508-888-4213 • Email


- Donate: Your generosity helps us maintain a beautiful historic Cape Cod family homestead and grounds, conduct research and interpret local history and the early American lifestyle.

- Volunteer: We welcome volunteers for special events, with upkeep of the property, contributions to historical research and whatever other talents you may possess! Contact us at nyeassoc@comcast.net.

- Appeals: We are seeking funds for the old mill building restoration project (See this Sandwich Enterprise article)

- Amazon Smile: Next time you order something on Amazon, go through Amazon Smile to earmark the Nye Family as a non-profit organization recipient and the Nye Family will receive a percentage without any extra cost to you!

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: