Docent led tour at the Cape Ann Museum


Docent-Led Tours

Guided tours of the Museum and the Captain Elias Davis House (1804) are offered daily. These tours are included with the price of admission to the Museum.

Walking Tours

The Museum offers various walking tours in and around Cape Ann throughout the year; past tours have included Fitz Henry Lane's Gloucester and Edward Hopper's Houses. Museum admission is included with the cost of these special tours.

Group Tours

One hour docent-led guided tours of the collections are available for Highlights of the Collection (covers 18th c. portraits to contemporary art and the fisheries and maritime and granite galleries); Fitz Henry Lane (1804-1865 - Luminist marine painter of the historic seaport city of Gloucester); or the Captain Elias Davis House (1804 Federal style home of the seafaring Davis Family). Self-guided group tours are also available.

Group tours require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and a credit card to hold your reservation. Download reservation form available here.

School Group Tours
We work hard to maintain close ties with educators. Planned tours and school education programs tailored to specific interests and grade levels are available. Reservation request form available here.