Aptucxet Trading Post Museum

24 Aptucxet Rd.
Bourne, MA 02532- Map It
(508) 759-8167

AAA Editor Notes

Aptucxet Trading Post Museum is at 24 Aptucxet Rd. The museum is a replica of the trading post built on this site in 1627, perhaps the first such establishment on the continent. Exhibits include 17th-century furnishings and Pilgrim, Dutch and Native American relics. President Grover Cleveland's private railroad station; the Jefferson Windmill, named for actor Joseph Jefferson; saltworks; and an herb garden are on the grounds. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
$5; $4 (ages 61+); $2 (ages 6-18).
Hours: Guided tours are given Tues.-Sat. 11-3, Memorial Day weekend-June 30 and Sept. 1-Columbus Day; Tues.-Sat. 11-4, July-Aug. Closed major holidays.