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Maps of Antiquity

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A treasure

What a fascinating little place to visit! Every map you could possibly want. Friendly, helpful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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What a fun place to explore!

Incredible selection of maps and postcards. Prices range considerably so the serious collector or... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2019
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Set in an old Chatham farmhouse built in the late 1700s, Maps of Antiquity offers over 15,000 antique maps and prints. The distribution is worldwide with a focus on the Northeast. Our inventory includes early American maps from the late 1700's...more
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1409 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-1801
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fascinating little place to visit! Every map you could possibly want. Friendly, helpful staff. Very interesting way to spend an hour or so.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SD1189
ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this lovely review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit! You can always browse our maps on our website if you can't get to the store. We hope you will stop in again sometime!

Reviewed 30 January 2019

Incredible selection of maps and postcards. Prices range considerably so the serious collector or the casual shopper can find something. Very friendly folks that can lend some expert advise.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank michael m
Reviewed 22 January 2019

I was looking for an late 18th century map of N America. Perri found several for me to view. I chose one and then Perri provided excellent assistance with choosing an appropriate frame for the map. The framed map was carefully packaged and mailed to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ChathamMass, Owner at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thank you for your kind review! We are so glad to hear that Perri was able to help you find just the right map and framing. We hope you will enjoy the map for many years to come! If you are ever visiting Cape Cod,...More

Reviewed 20 January 2019

Maps of Antiquity offers a large variety of historic maps, especially Cape Cod and New England. Postcards also. Owner very knowledgeable.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thank you for your kind review! We try to have maps and prints on a wide variety of subjects so that there is something for everyone. And yes, Bob truly is a fountain of knowledge! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to our...More

Reviewed 28 December 2018

Although I did not visit their physical store, I did browse and ultimately purchase from Maps of Antiquity's website. The staff is very responsive and eager to help you. Their website is easily searchable and full of a wide variety of maps from all over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Thank you very much for your purchase and your lovely review! We are so happy to hear that you had a pleasant experience with us! We do our best to make shopping on our website easy and fun and of course we are always happy...More

Reviewed 20 December 2018

Perri was exceptional in the way she was able help me find the perfect maps. There were more than enough to choose from as well. Maps of Antiquity is lucky to have Perri. I will definitely return to shop in the future.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ChathamMass, Owner at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2018

Thank you very much for your review! We are so glad that Perri was able to provide noteworthy service and that you found the maps that you wanted. We will be sure to let her know how appreciated her efforts are! Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 17 December 2018

Was able to get a great map based on what I was looking for. The shop was very responsive to my interests and I was very pleased with the experience.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you had a positive experience. We try to ensure that we give our customers personalized attention and we enjoy helping people find the perfect map! We hope we will be able to help you find...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

A very helpful and knowledgeable staff. They are also good at follow up phone orders. The owners have an excellent understanding of the history of maps.

Date of experience: November 2017
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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you very much for your review! We are so glad that we could be of assistance. We thank you for your business, and look forward to doing business with you in the future!

Reviewed 22 August 2018

I could have easily spent a whole day (or more) looking through the amazing collection of maps and other historic items at Maps of Antiquity. The staff was incredibly friendly and eager to help us find what we were looking for. I could tell that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ChathamMass, Front Office Manager at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are so happy that you had a wonderful experience at our store. We do love our work and all of the antique ephemera that we have the pleasure of handling, and it is particularly rewarding when...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of stopping in out of the rain this summer and were given a tour of the collection by a friendly & knowledgeable woman. She was patient with questions, and was able to speak to some of the more unusual, outdated pieces...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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ChathamMass, Owner at Maps of Antiquity, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

We are sorry to have disappointed you. Bob, the owner, and I have owned this business for over 12 years. We care about our customers, visitors, staff and our business. We apologize if we did not meet your expectations by making you feel more comfortable....More

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CaperinCuba
2 September 2016|
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Response from ChathamMass | Property representative |
Hi Trina! Yes, we are open year 'round! Oct 14th should be normal hours (10 to 5). If you want to be absolutely sure we will be here on a given day, you can call us, but it would be very rare for us to be closed for a... More
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Dale L
22 November 2015|
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Response from ChathamMass | Property representative |
Hello Dale, I'm sorry, I don't quite understand your question. We don't sell drinks here and our upstairs contains three guestrooms that we rent nightly at rates that change depending on the season. You can see our rates... More
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