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Hoxie House

Water Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
+1 508-888-1173
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Salt Box.

The house was closed when we were there, but it was still worth it to walk around the exterior and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Maidstone, United Kingdom
Nice tour of old house

Very good informative tour of very old house. Amazing it has survived! Well worth the stop. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Built in 1637, this is believed to be the oldest house on Cape Cod.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Water Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
+1 508-888-1173
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The house was closed when we were there, but it was still worth it to walk around the exterior and see the shape of it. There is a view of the river and parking is limited.

Thank phil52_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good informative tour of very old house. Amazing it has survived! Well worth the stop. It takes less than an hour.

Thank Lola2104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hoxie House is generally regarded as the oldest house on Cape Cod - 1675. The interior of the house contains a variety of common artifacts mostly from the period. For a modest admission of $4 two local ladies provided an interesting and informative narrative...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hoxie House is the oldest house on Cape Cod and one of the oldest surviving houses in Massachusetts. Located at 18 Water Street on Shawme Pond, about a quarter-mile from the center of Sandwich, the saltbox house was built in the mid-17th century and...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stumbled upon this place after arriving in Sandwich for a day trip. We were pleasantly surprised by the condition of the house and how lovely and knowledgeable the tour guides were. I would highly recommend a visit if you're in the...More

Thank Vero87h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very pleasant visit to a period house from the late 1600s. There were 2 tour guides who also covered an overview of the period to give you an idea of life at that time. you get to see the typical kitchen, living...More

Thank FrancisFern
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

It was a rainy day and we decided to use the time and visit the Hoxie House. We were pleasantly surprised at the fascinating tour that the volunteers gave us. A wealth of information from that time period with lots of interesting stories where some...More

Thank Kathrine2100
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Well not in this house but in the time period. I learned so much going through this small house and saw things I had never seen before in the many historic sites I've visited. I won't tell you all the saying's origins I learned here....More

1  Thank LMFMarlboro
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We went to New England to explore the foundation of our country and it's hard to get more fundamental than this modest and fascinating relic of our some of our original settlers. Nothing much to look at from the road, the small house became the...More

2  Thank PJHustoles
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We found the Hoxie house to be most interesting and the volunteers were well informed and very friendly.

Thank Isabella3890
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Brenda R
12 October 2017|
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Response from Kathrine2100 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a few dollers