Closed for the 2021 season

In and effort to ensure the health and safety of our staff, our visors and our community, the town of Sandwich has closed both the Hoxie House and Dexter Grist Mill until further notice.

Explore some of Sandwich's most treasured historic sites right from your phone or device. 

For a virtual tour of the Hoxie House click here.

For a virtual tour of the Dexter Grist Mill click here.

Dexter Grist Mill / Hoxie House Museums

Hours of Operation: CLOSED FOR 2021

Closed until further notice

Monday – Saturday    11:00 am to 4:30 pm
​Sunday -                       1:00 to 4:30 pm


Adults $5.00
​Children (12 & under) $3.00
​8 and under free

Map of designated parking and public restrooms.

Sandwich Dexter Grist Mill

Sandwich Grist Mill

Dexter Grist Mill

Located on Shawme Pond,

​Water Street/ Grove Street
​Sandwich Village

The Dexter Grist Mill is one of the most photographed sites on Cape Cod. This working grist mill that overlooks Lower Shawme Pond  is bordered by the Town Hall, herring run, picturesque colonial homes, and a cemetery with gravestones dated back to the 1600s.Freshly ground cornmeal packaged in old-fashioned cloth flour bags can be purchased and includes the mill’s popular recipes.

Sandwich Hoxie House

Sandwich Hoxie House

Hoxie House

18 Water Street
​Sandwich Village

Take a trip back in time. The Hoxie House (circa 1640) reflects life in the town of Sandwich in the 17th-century. High on a bluff overlooking beautiful Shawme Pond in its original location rests the Hoxie House. The famous house was acquired by the town of Sandwich and in 1959 was fully and authentically restored.

Tour Groups


Organized  tour groups are welcome by appointment. Narrated tours are available to meet your time scheduled. Please call the Recreation Department for more information or to make a group reservation.

For more information please call the Sandwich Recreation Department at 508-888-4361.

To Purchase Cornmeal: (Currently SOLD OUT)

​Freshly ground cornmeal packaged in old-fashioned cloth flour bags can be purchased at both the Dexter Grist Mill Ticket Booth and at the Sandwich Recreation Department. The price is $5.oo a 2lb bag and includes the mill’s popular recipes for cornbread, Indian pudding, scones, and other favorite dishes. Shipping is available- please call the Recreation Department at 508-888-4361.

If you wish to purchase our corn meal online please visit our website at The price of this order includes 3 bags of corn meal, a postcard, popular recipes, and the shipping and handling fee.