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Hoxie House

Water Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
+1 508-888-1173
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Very interesting

A quick stop but very very interesting, tour guides were volunteers who were very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2016
bryan1232014
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Lancaster, Massachusetts
Worth the visit

The interpretive guides were very informative and took their time. Their anecdotal comments filled... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
docralph
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Alma, Georgia
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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
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+1 508-888-1173
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

A quick stop but very very interesting, tour guides were volunteers who were very knowledgeable about the history and enjoyed telling about it, really makes you appreciate how hard life was then (and how relatively it is easy now!), definitely worth visiting.

Thank bryan1232014
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The interpretive guides were very informative and took their time. Their anecdotal comments filled in the gaps of the history books. If you happen to be the last ones of the day they take extra time with you. Well recommended !

1  Thank docralph
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Interesting little house that has survived all these years. The stories told by the ladies help to paint a picture of what life was like back then. Very interesting oh and you will also learn about many of our popular sayings and how they originated....More

Thank Brownstone76
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We got so much more than expected. The tour guides are really knowledgeable. It was really interesting to hear the history and they threw in many phrases in a way that you got to understand where it had come from. Though that may be lost...More

Thank alizab613
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We visited the Hoxie House at the end of our day in Sandwich, and we were greeted by two lovely women. They each gave us a tour of one room in the modest, somewhat small house. Both women had plenty of information to share and...More

Thank Solenne W
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We stumbled upon a most interesting experience. We took a tour of the Hoxie House for only $5. It's a small house built in the 1700's. Shirley Morse and Eileen Burns both gave us a wealth of information about life back in the 1700's. They...More

1  Thank clarkecarole
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The two ladies giving the tag team tour made for a very entertaining 45min. Wether you live here in New England or are visiting this is an incredibly well preserved 1675 era home. Well worth the four dollar admission price. With the home furnished with...More

Thank Jnietupski3
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We loved the tour. Both guides did an outstanding job of explaining and giving information about the house,families who lived there ,and the time period. At $4 for adults the tour was worth the price.

Thank LoveEurope411
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great little tour of this historic house. The guides presented lots of information as well as the background to many time worn expressions....don't let the bed bugs bite!

Thank eileenb423
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

A small house with a big history. The docents were knowledgable and welcoming. Even the setting on the pond, is inviting and tranquil.

Thank Devorah K
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