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Restoration heaven

The Jo & Edward Hopper room brings to life their summers spent in Truro: the clothing, diaries, a... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Carole W
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Small but packed with info

A really enjoyable way to spend the day after breakfast. You get a quick 10 minute tutorial by one... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Rick771970
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The Jo & Edward Hopper room brings to life their summers spent in Truro: the clothing, diaries, a rug intricately patched, their side by side paintings conserved with great care sandwiched between turn of the century rooms that display with great authenticity a time when...More

Thank Carole W
Reviewed July 26, 2018

A really enjoyable way to spend the day after breakfast. You get a quick 10 minute tutorial by one of the staff and then you can explore the two story house with a load of history. 7 bucks a head is worth your time.

Thank Rick771970
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I asked a question about an obscure property in Truro, and the man at the desk lit up with interest. The woman, Audrey, went into the research room while my daughter and I looked at exhibits, and she reappeared with a print out of the...More

Thank Kate O
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Nice exhibits and model rooms - perfect if you are visiting the lighthouse. There is an admission - credit cards accepted

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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We visited during a rainy day on vacation. They have interesting exhibits on shipwrecks, life saving stations and a great local art temporary exhibit. It's a great way to understand how early visitors to the cape lived. Allow about an hour to go through this...More

Thank souzagar
Reviewed July 22, 2017

It's small but packed full of interesting tidbits. The staff provided very interesting backstories. Price was worth it. Would recommend.

Thank timcJ8465KV
Reviewed February 13, 2017

One of my favorite small museums on the Cape. They have some period rooms and whaling artifacts and they also offer programs for kids.

1  Thank esclown
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Museum is small but nice. The Highland House Museum is the old Highland House, a hotel built on the Highlands in 1907. It is an example of a turn-of-the-century summer resort hotel.Located near the Highland Lighthouse which is a must to see. A visit to...More

Thank lindalT6790TQ
Reviewed September 30, 2016

$6 per adult to climb up the lighthouse. Not for the weak & claustrophobic. Just cool to be in one for a change, tour guide was informative & interesting. Worth the visit, took lots of good pics.

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Very reasonable entance fee ($5.00 adults) interesting place to see. The Lioghthouse is just up the road a bit

Thank Susan S
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