Archelaus Smith Museum


915 Hwy 330


Cape Sable Island

South Shore

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July 4 - August 28


Answering the British invitation to re-settle Acadia, Archelaus Smith came to Barrington in 1761 then to Cape Sable Island, becoming the first New England settler here to leave descendants. Discover fishing techniques and gear, shipwrecks, the famous Cape Island boat, sea captains and artists. Revisit a way of life now slipping from living memory. Partial wheelchair access.

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Facilities / Services

Picnic tables
Wheelchair accessible

Hours Of Operation

Mon–Sat 10:30am–4:30pm, Sun 1:30–4:30pm.

Detailed Information

Directions: Near the Causeway.

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