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Cottage Museum

1 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
+1 508-693-7784
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cute little houses

the gingerbread cottage area is really cool. we found out alot about it during the museum visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful Museum!!

Cottage museum is one of the must visit in Martha's vineyard!! It has colorful and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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1 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA
+1 508-693-7784
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the gingerbread cottage area is really cool. we found out alot about it during the museum visit. the gentleman in the museum was very nice and was able to give us great history. apparently, the area was originally a wesleyan (methodist) community. we are members...More

Thank ClickerM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cottage museum is one of the must visit in Martha's vineyard!! It has colorful and beautiful cottages!! Pink one is the highlight one and quite popular too!! Walk around cottage is beautiful!!

Thank Farzu1111
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Make this your first stop when visiting the world-famous Martha's Vineyard Gingerbread Campground in Oak Bluffs. A wonderful glimpse at 19th century life in this unique community. The helpful staff will get you oriented.

Thank TerpsFan1985
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The Cottage Museum is an authentic gingerbread home. Great local artifacts. From the old photographs to the furniture and clothes, you get an idea of 19th century Cottage City.

Thank Nomisnek
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Bring your camera so you can capture the unique cottages painted and decorated in such vivid colors with personal touches. They have been featured in jigsaw puzzles and other formats, but nothing compares with the actual buildings before you. I tried to imagine the lives...More

1  Thank SpryWidow
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Pay $2 and you get an 8 minute history lesson about the property. The docent was enthusiastic and informed. After tour the museum, which is an original gingerbread house with many period artifacts inside, you walk around the property to see all the other homes....More

Thank Texas005
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We visited the museum on a rainy day while walking through the Camp of Gingerbread house cottages. Luckily, the woman who was working told us a lot about the camp and how it was first founded. Other than listening to her talk about the history,...More

Thank amandasharon4
Reviewed 18 September 2016

As a teacher I definitely wanted to stop in the cottage museum but my friend was a bit skeptical but after our tour she was glad we did. The museum gives you a chance to see the inside of one of the adorable gingerbread houses...More

Thank Loretta E
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a small museum with lots of small artifacts, clothes, tools, letters and photo's. There is a docent on hand to provide both oral and printed information to the guests. This is a great way to support the local area and learn about the...More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 9 September 2016

there are sooo many houses to stroll by and marvel at...everyone has a different décor and you can see some ongoing restorations.

Thank zilnottap
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Hi, I'm visiting Oak Bluffs in early May with my husband and 6 month old. Can someone recommend some activities in that area during that time? Is May still off season? Will we be able to walk around the cottage area or is that closed during the off season? Thanks in advance!
12 April 2016|
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Response from garyrichmond | Reviewed this property |
While not all shops and restaurants may be open in May, many will be. Campgrounds--with its lovely colorful Victorian houses--is completely open. I'm not sure if the famous Carousel is operative in May, but if it is you and... More
What are the hours open
28 June 2015|
Response from Patriciamey |
Museum hours