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Celebrating the history of firefighting, the Bare Cove Fire Museum is an interesting and educational place for youth and adults alike. The museum features antique fire vehicles, historical machines and documented stories of firefighting in the area.
Country Club Lanes, also known as The Alley At South Shore Country Club, is a premier bowling facility adjacent to the country club. The bowling alley features ten lanes of candlepin bowling and offers quality family fun.
Roughly 7,000 acres of open space is available at the Houghton's Pond Recreation Area. The 24-acre pond offers fishing and swimming while land-based recreation includes mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, and cross country skiing in the winter.
At the Franklin Park Zoo, guests will have the opportunity to see animals ranging from black swans to warthogs. The location also features a 10,000 square foot playground and various educational programs for both children and adults.
The Pemberton Bait and Tackle Company features fishing charters, island taxis to Boston Harbor islands, and a waterfront cafe located on the pier that offers breakfast and lunch starting at 5:30a.m. Bait and tackle rentals also on the premises.
Houghton's Pond rests within the Blue Hills Reservation, offering 7,000 acres of open space. While the focus of the recreational area is a spring-fed kettle hole pond, there is also a playground, concession pavilion, and visitor's center.
Devoted to collecting and preserving items of historical importance, the Hingham Historical Society is charged with the interpretation of the town's rich history. Collections include paintings, clothing, photographs, tools, and more.