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Maps of Antiquity

1409 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-1801
+1 508-945-1660
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The best maps ever!

Bought a framed map and it is a treasury we will have for many years. The staff was so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bostonian501
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Boston, Massachusetts
Best in the Business

I've made several map orders on-line and have experienced excellent service, quick responses, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sunriver1
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Sunriver, Oregon
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Set in an old Chatham farmhouse built in the late 1700s, Maps of Antiquity offers over 15,000 antique maps and prints. The distribution is worldwide with a focus on the Northeast. Our inventory includes early American maps from the late 1700's, nautical charts, town maps, hand-colored 19th century country and state maps, reproductions, natural history and historical prints. Additional services include: framing, appraisals, restoration, conservation, lectures & seminars, buying, selling, & map finding.
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1409 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-1801
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bought a framed map and it is a treasury we will have for many years. The staff was so knowledgeable, kind, and helpful. They have an absolutely remarkable selection of maps and will find you just exactly what you are looking for.More

Thank bostonian501
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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your purchase and your review! We are so glad that our staff was able to help you find the perfect map and make your experience enjoyable. With our collection of thousands of antique maps, charts, prints, and postcards, we try to have...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've made several map orders on-line and have experienced excellent service, quick responses, and the maps I ordered have been exactly as described. Perri has made sure I've been promptly updated on the status of my orders, and one of the reasons Maps of Antiquity...More

Thank Sunriver1
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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so pleased that your experiences with us have been so positive! Perri is a treasure, isn't she? We'll pass along your compliments. It is an honor to be held in high esteem by serious collectors, and we thank you for taking the time to...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I discovered this business online and inquired about antique nautical charts. I got quick responses and photos, followed up with a phone call and made a purchase. The chart arrived and it is a beautiful authentic working chart from the 1800's. I absolutely recommend Maps...More

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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you very much for your business and your kind review. We are so happy that you had a pleasant experience with us and that you like the chart! It was a pleasure talking to you and helping you find just the right chart. If...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

I ordered a map maybe a week before Christmas. It was in the mail the next day and arrived in time. The map was beautiful (from 1821) and in great condition - and VERY WELL PACKED. Many thanks to the attentive and professional Maps of...More

1  Thank Adam R
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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you very much for your purchase and your review! We are so glad to hear that you are pleased with the service you received. We do our best to ship every order quickly and safely. Around the holidays, we know that people are concerned...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

"Maps" is an awesome shop for maps and the framing of maps, new and old. I've used Maps a number of times to help decorate my home. The staff is very professional and knowledgeable. I've given them projects on hand written sketches and they've created...More

Thank Barry D
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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you very much for your nice review! It has been a pleasure working with you on the various framing orders that we have done. It is always such a nice feeling when we see the finished product of our work hanging proudly on someone's...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

In-person: I was able to visit Chatham a couple years ago and dropped in on Maps of Antiquity. If you are interested in maps you will be amazed. If you are not interested in maps, you will be before you leave the store. Atmosphere was...More

Thank danamartinhome
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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so pleased to hear that you have enjoyed both your in-person and online experiences with us. And how fantastic that your daughter has become a map enthusiast! We always strive to provide excellent service, both...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I had only an hour or so to spend there but could have stayed much longer. Incredible selection. I was visiting from California and they were able to ship them to me so I didn't have to bring them on the plane. Highly recommend.More

Thank Mary K
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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you, Mary! You'll just have to come back for a longer visit the next time you're in town. If you missed anything, most of our maps also appear on our website. We know nothing beats seeing a map in person, but we're always happy...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had awesome selection of maps at a range of sizes and prices, including reproductions for a lower cost. Great for gifts!More

Thank Cassidy R
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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks, Cassidy! From postcards to wall maps, do aim to have something for everyone-- and every budget. And we might be biased... but we absolutely agree that antique maps make the most thoughtful, personalized gifts. We're so glad you stopped in, and that you liked...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

So many wonderful maps tucked into the owners home. A delightful stop for enthusiasts. We found just the map we were looking for.More

1  Thank Caroline H
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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

We're so glad you found the map you were looking for! Although one of the guest rooms in the 18th century farmhouse that also houses Maps of Antiquity was originally outfitted to be an apartment for the owners, they no longer live on-site, although Bob...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Although easy to miss because it looks like a home, Maps of Antiquity is a must stop shop for cartographers and cartogrophiles alike. Filled to the brim with maps New England, the Midwest, and all around the world this store contains the map of your...More

1  Thank Lizzie B
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ChathamMass, Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review! Our 18th century farmhouse is a bit unassuming for a business, but we're so very glad you found us. We thank you for pointing others in our direction, too. Our map selection does aim to fulfill our customers' wildest...More

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CaperinCuba
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Response from ChathamMass | Property representative |
Hi Trina! Yes, we are open year 'round! Oct 14th should be normal hours (10 to 5). If you want to be absolutely sure we will be here on a given day, you can call us, but it would be very rare for us to be closed for a... More
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Dale L
23 November 2015|
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Hello Dale, I'm sorry, I don't quite understand your question. We don't sell drinks here and our upstairs contains three guestrooms that we rent nightly at rates that change depending on the season. You can see our rates... More
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