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Thornton W, Burgess Museum

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4 Water Street
Sandwich, MA 02563

Telephone: (508) 888-4668

Life and works of Thornton W. Burgess, renowned children's author, naturalist and Sandwich native are preserved in the 18th century house owned by his Aunt Arabella. On exhibit are artifacts, art, books and other personal and professional memorabilia which relate to Thornton W. Burgess. A lovely "tussie-mussie" herb garden is also located on the library grounds. The museum gift shop offers many unique items in addition to Burgess books. There is no admission charge.

Operating Season

April-Oct. Mon-Sat. 10am-4pm. Sun 1-4pm