For a shop that is unique on Cape Cod and provides something for everyone, try Maps of Antiquity.  There are very few retail antique maps shops left in the country and people make this store a destination.  Many who plan to stop for a few minutes stay for hours because of the variety of maps and engravings and information provided by the knowledgeable owners. 

Located in a renovated early Cape style farmhouse from the 1770's, Maps of Antiquity offers a worldwide distribution of authentic maps with a primary focus on Cape Cod and the Northeast.  Over 5,000 antique maps in stock including many New England town maps, U.S. railroad maps, atlas maps and maps from before 1800.  All of the maps can be framed.  The Maps of Antiquity stock also includes Nautical Charts, USGS Topographical and Geological Maps, Satellite maps, Reproduction Maps, early Postcards, General Ephemera, Steel Engravings and Wood Cut Prints.  The shop is open year around, almost every day, from 10am-5pm.  The business also provides framing, matting, repairing and appraisal services.  Visit the store's website at or better yet,  stop by and visit this shop.