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North Chatham, Massachusetts: Chatham Shark Center

Great White sharks are uncomfortably common in the summertime waters off of Cape Cod. Remember "Jaws"?

235 Orleans Rd, North Chatham, MA
On the south side of MA-28/Orleans Rd at its intersection with Stony Hill Rd. Look for the white building with the white picket fence.
Summer daily. fewer days May, Oct., closed off-season. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Chatham Shark Center

Devoted to Great White sharks, which are abundant in the waters off of Cape Cod.

[Shannon M, 10/08/2018]

Virtual reality shark encounter inside, real shark cage photo-op outside. About a mile inland from the beach, which just seems wrong for a shark center.

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Memorial Buoy TreeMemorial Buoy Tree, Eastham, MA - 9 mi.
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Martin the Bear, South Yarmouth, MA - 13 mi.

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