These two online resources, the time line and collections database, are available to the general public. Please feel free to explore them. We welcome your comments!
What is it about this narrow land that has for over 350 years attracted and nurtured so many creative and adventurous people? The Museum collection reveals many important clues: reminders of the social, cultural and economic milestones of Wellfleet’s diverse and our fascinating history. The eclectic assemblage of artifacts in the permanent exhibits represents the unique character of Wellfleet’s history of whaling, fishing, oystering, farming, shipping (and wrecking), surf lifesaving, salt making, and the worldwide voyages of its residents.
The Museum Is CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
Off-Season Research by Appointment Only.
During the winter volunteers continue to log collections into our new database. Visitor access to this database will be coming soon.
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