Our guide Courtney Morningift really knew her history and her father is featured in the Plymouth video we saw at the beginning. Seeing the wall chart of the Wampanoag whalers and what happened to them (often left behind at a port) was a real eye opener. Out back there is a dugout canoe and a Mashpee \ Wampanoag hut made... 更多
We were delighted to see this small museum. Our 'tour' guide Courtney was knowledgeable, personable and passionate. She was aware of Wampanoag customs, beliefs, crafts history, and current tribal issues and politics. She had interesting stories because as a member of the people, she was related to many folks mentioned in the exhibits. This museum is well worth your time.
My expectations were not high when I saw it was a small museum, but what a gem! Not surprisingly, it was all in the story telling. I learned so much about the local tribe and it's history. Our guide was so friendly and engaging. Museum had both indoor and outdoor things to see. Loved it!!!
After passing this place for years on our yearly trip to Mashpee for the week, we finally stopped in and had a very interesting visit to the Wampanoag Indian Museum. A Wampanoag gave us a tour of the museum and the weetu dwelling & canoe that was outside. The museum tells you the story of the Wampanoag to the present... 更多
The house in which the museum is located has been carefully restored and it feels like you're walking into someone's home when you enter. In the back room, however, is an imposing display spanning two full walls that describes and traces the role of Mashpee Wampanoag men in the whaling industry, including photographs, a timeline, and even tales of mutiny.... 更多
This little museum is housed in an 18th century building that was given to the first Wampanoag preacher. Found it... 更多
We spoke to the woman who was looking after this building on the day of our visit and she related... 更多