Archelaus Smith Museum

Months of Operation

June 24 - August 25

Hours Of Operation

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


915 Highway 330, Centreville, Cape Sable Island, South Shore




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
Internet access

Detailed Information

Directions: Near the Causeway.