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Hoxie House

Water Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
+1 508-888-1173
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Oldest House on the Cape

Learn how a family lived in the 1600's. A small house, a short tour (15minutes). It's interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
joan t
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Newton, Massachusetts
Old home, nothing particularly special from the outside

Apparently, the Hoxie House is open on a very limited basis. It was closed during our recent visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maui2014NMR
,
Colorado
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Built in 1637, this is believed to be the oldest house on Cape Cod.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Water Street, Sandwich, MA 02563
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+1 508-888-1173
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learn how a family lived in the 1600's. A small house, a short tour (15minutes). It's interesting and fun. Good for adults and children.

Thank joan t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apparently, the Hoxie House is open on a very limited basis. It was closed during our recent visit just prior to Memorial Day weekend.

Thank Maui2014NMR
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Small but with lovely views across the pond. It's not open outside the summer season. I cannot imagine it would take long to visit - we were there before Memorial Day.

Thank boaster
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I'm into seeing creepy, haunted places. This place was okay. Very old home. Across from the home was a cemetery. What a great view. I wasn't able to see the inside of the house, due to being off season. But I would go back if...More

Thank jacquelined348
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We arrived at the house not long before it was due to close but the ladies on duty allowed us to take a look around and gave us a little information about how the house was lived in. Usually they give visitors a more detailed...More

Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed bringing my two French students to this wonderfully historic house! Learning about where phrases like " sleep tight, don't let the bed bugs bite" came from and what an original "toaster" was and how it worked! Very cool! Entertaining commentary and some hands...More

1  Thank Lydia A
Reviewed 19 October 2016

You can walk through and you'll see some neat stuff and be out of there in 10-15 minutes. OR, you can engage the docents and learn a lot about life in this 1600's home and the area. We chose the latter. We learned the history,...More

1  Thank Austin720
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting the oldest house on Cape Cod. It was a rainy dreary day, and the 2 women running the tour were so knowledgeable about the history of the area and the people. My husband and son and I left with a better understanding...More

Thank Marcy F
Reviewed 12 October 2016

After six years of trying to get into this place, because of the limited hours, I finally made it on a very rainy Sunday afternoon. The inside is beautifully restored and there were two docents who tag-teamed a guided tour. I have to say, maybe,...More

1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The Hoxie House is in beautiful condition. It has been restored and preserved in a wonderfully simple manner. Everything in the house including the floors is either original or period. They have done a great job with it. The two guides were excellent. Very personable...More

1  Thank DKSonic6
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