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Located at the corner of Cove Road and Route 28 | Orleans, MA 02653 | 508.240.1735

Planning a Visit

LAST DAY MUSEUM OPEN FOR SEASON
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 26, 2021
WE WILL HAVE VISITORS FROM ALL THE WORLD
SO WE WILL HAVE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS

ALL MUSEUM PERSONNEL WILL HAVE BEEN VACCINATED AND WILL WEAR A MASK
WE ASK THAT VISITORS ALSO WEAR A MASK
WE REQUEST THAT VISITORS WILL HAVE BEEN VACCINATED!
Maximum group size is FIVE (5),
No pets or infants allowed.
Sanitizers will be available
Number of people in museum will be restricted. Visitors may be asked to wait for entry.

MUSEUM HOURS AND ADMISSION

Museum is free to all visitors. Donations are welcome to help defray the cost of running the museum.

Hours of operation
Closing for season Sunday September 26
JUNE ,JULY, AUGUST, and SEPTEMBER:
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 1 PM to 4 PM Last tour 3:30 PM
Plan on about 1 hour with 15 minute video and 40 minute guided tour

Come see History

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

French Cable Station Museum
Address: 41 South Orleans Road
Orleans, MA 02653
Phone: (508) 240-1735

DIRECTIONS:

From Eastham and points East
Travel West on Route 6 to the Orleans rotary. Take 3rd exit to route 6A. Go approximately 0.5 mile take left fork onto Route 28. Go approximately 0.3 miles. Museum is on left on corner of Cove Road and Route 28.

From points west on route 6
Take Route 6 to Exit 89 formally Exit 12. Turn right at end of exit. Take first right at light onto Eldridge Parkway. Go 0.7 miles to light. Take a left onto Route 28. Go approximately 0.3 miles then past stop light at Main Street. Go another 0.1 mile. Museum is on the right on corner of Cove Road and Route 28.

From points west on route 6A
Follow Route 6A to Orleans. Take right at light onto Eldridge Parkway. Go 0.7 miles to light. Take a left onto Route 28. Go approximately 0.3 miles then past stop light at Main Street. Go another 0.1 mile. Museum is on the right on corner of Cove Road and Route 28.

From points west on route 28
Follow Route 28 to Orleans. After passing Eldridge Parkway, Go approximately 0.3 miles then past stop light at Main Street. Go another 0.1 mile. Museum is on the right on corner of Cove Road and Route 28.

Google Map Link to the French Cable Station Museum

PARKING:

Parking is available in the rear of the museum. Take the driveway off Cove Road.

GROUP VISITS

Specially scheduled group tours for schools and other organizations can often be arranged outside of our normal times of opening, given advanced notice and subject to the availability of guides. Please contact us at the Museum (PO Box 85, Orleans, MA 02653) or phone 508-240-1735 or send us an Email.

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