Davis House Wallpaper

Davis House Wallpaper

The Captain Elias Davis House (1804) now has new, historically appropriate wallpaper in four of its first floor rooms ... read more.

In the Galleries

In the Galleries

The Cape Ann Museum features seven main galleries and five ancillary ones, each exploring a particular aspect of the region's history and culture through permanent and special exhibitions year round ... read more.

Fitz Henry Lane Online

Fitz Henry Lane Online

Discover Fitz Henry Lane Online—a freely-accessible interactive and interdisciplinary online resource created by the Cape Ann Museum.

Today at the Museum

Monday, July 24

The Museum is closed today.

Exhibitions On View

A Truly American Art Museum

A Truly American Art Museum

The Museum's collections, displayed in an intimate and inviting setting, celebrate the rich story of Cape Ann's evolving artistic and cultural history.The fine arts collection spans the full range of art made on and about Cape Ann, and uses the Museum's Library & Archives, historic buildings and artifacts to ground that art in a powerful sense of place.

Library & Archives

Library & Archives

The Library & Archives is a major resource for the study of the industrial, social, maritime and art history of Cape Ann. Its collections have been available to serious researchers and curious browsers alike since 1871. Images online, and countless more, are available for study or purchase in the Museum Library.

Historic Properties

Historic Properties

The Museum owns and maintains two historic properties: The White-Ellery House (1710) and the Captain Elias Davis House (1804). The White-Ellery House is open on select days from May through October. Guided tours of the Davis House are offered daily.