The Museum will close at 2:00 p.m. on December 5 and will be closed all day on December 6, December 24 and December 31.

The Bones of Homes Walking Tour

Saturday, August 12

10:00 a.m. — 11:30 a.m. Walking Tours, Gallery Tours

An architectural overview of Gloucester building styles from the mid-18th to the mid-20th century. On this tour of the area immediately surrounding the Cape Ann Museum, participants will learn about architectural elements and styles that arose out of specific socioeconomic and cultural circumstances during this critical 200-year period in the City’s development.

The Saunders House, now part of the Sawyer Free Library, in the early 1880s. Photo by Edward Corliss & J. F. Ryan House Photographs, c. 1882-85. 4" x 6" cabinet cards. From the collection of the Cape Ann Museum Library and Archives.

Guided walking tours are held rain or shine and last about 1½ hours; participants should be comfortable being on their feet for that amount of time. $10 members; $20 nonmembers (includes Museum admission). Space is limited; reservations required. Call (978)283-0455 x10 or email info@capeannmuseum.org for details. Tickets can also be purchased online at Eventbrite.

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The Saunders House, now part of the Sawyer Free Library, in the early 1880s. Photo by Edward Corliss & J. F. Ryan House Photographs, c. 1882-85. 4" x 6" cabinet cards. From the collection of the Cape Ann Museum Library and Archives.

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