Discover Cotuit... Past and Present
Discover the history of coastal Cotuit at the Samuel B. Dottridge Homestead. Walk through the kitchen garden to see herbs and flowers of the early 19th century. Explore the permanent collection of regional artifacts in the Museum Building and view a 1916 working fire truck in The Fire Museum. Research a topic in the Whitcomb Archival Room. Experience this and more by participating in our events with activities for all ages.
The Dottridge Homestead and Museum are open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. The homestead is open from 1 pm - 4 pm, and the musem is open from 1 pm - 5 pm.
The gift shop's hours are:
May 24th to Labor Day: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1 - 5 pm
Labor Day to Columbus Day: Saturday & Sunday 1 - 5 pm
May 5th, 2 pm at Cotuit Library: Speaker Martin Sandler, Pulitzer Prize twice-nominated author of more than 80 books and recipient of several Emmy awards for screenwriter of documentaries.
June 6th - Historical Book Club
June 8th - Strawberry Festival
June 20th - Cotuit Chronicles