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Salt Pond Visitor Center

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Address: Route 6, Eastham, MA 02642
Phone Number: +1 508-255-3421
09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30

Popular replica of an Indian settlement.

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Good Interpretive Materials

The visitor center has a small but nice museum of local artifacts and a nice interpretive movie. There is good view of the pond from the center and trails you can use to down to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The visitor center has a small but nice museum of local artifacts and a nice interpretive movie. There is good view of the pond from the center and trails you can use to down to the pond. The staff was helpful in pointing out places to visit along the national seashore.

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Massapequa, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A nice stop to get an overall picture of the area and the salt marsh environment. There is a small theater which shows very good shorts on everything from how the cape was formed, salt marsh restoration and the areas whaling history.

1 Thank RK_LI_NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a nice place to stop and view a small museum and gift shop. It's also a great place for a tourist to get information about the geography and history of the area. The museum is nothing elaborate, but is enlightening for a first time tourist to New England such as we were.

1 Thank Sungron
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Looking for something to do during inclement weather, stop here. The museum is very interesting and the information desk is staffed with very knowledgeable and friendly folks.

1 Thank Kira V
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great place to stop for information on the area. The person I spoke to was very knowledgeable and recommend several restaurants and attractions!

1 Thank JaimeKarsch
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Another one of our stops non the way to Provincetown. Great visitor center, with lots of information available. The park rangers are very helpful. A must stop.

1 Thank Tom B
Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Just driving by, I stopped in. So much to see and do! I watched several short films, I went through the museum and gift shop. I walked thru several exhibits outside, then drove to the shore. It was so interesting, well marked and worth the time for all ages.

1 Thank MHBRi
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A must-stop spot for in-depth information about the National Seashore Park. Very helpful, friendly Park Rangers at the information desk are happy to share their knowledge about the many walking, cycling opportunities within the park. Make sure you take the time to walk the marsh trail located adjacent to the amphitheatre behind the Visitor Center. The Ranger I spoke with... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Came in here to get info on the cycle paths, maps and things to do. They were so helpful and attentive.

Thank JGrant44
Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The visitors center has some great short videos that provide a lot of information about the area and the history. The displays are excellent too. Before driving around the National Seashore it is worth spending some time at the center for a great overview.

Thank Radmrjg

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