See A Sea Captain’s Home On Cape Cod
Want to see something really cool during your visit to Cape Cod? Head to Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum in Yarmouth Port!
Intimate Glance into 19th Century Family Life
Inside, you see that the parlors are arranged as if the captain was just returning from his voyage to China, likely 16 to 18 months duration. His gifts of silk fabric, toys, porcelain, lacquered pieces and tea are on display as well as costumes from the period.
What’s New This Year?
New this year is a gentleman’s study and a refurbished dining room. In the basement of the original house, a special exhibit of an 18th century kitchen features an extensive collection of early lighting fixtures.
Other Museum Features to Explore
Prominent in the Maritime Room hangs a large oil painting of the clipper ship The Red Jacket by artist Axel William Torgerson. The Red Jacket’s first commander was a Yarmouth captain, Asa Eldredge. In this room one will see artifacts, other marine paintings, ship models and antique navigational equipment.
Hours of Operation
The house is open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, June through October , with tours at 1, 2 & 3 p.m.
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