Docent-Led Tours

Guided tours, included with Museum admission, are offered Tuesday through Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and Saturday/Sunday at 2:00 p.m. on a first come, first served basis. Admission to the Captain Elias Davis House (1804) inside the Museum is allowed with a docent present - please call (978)283-0455 x10 or email for more information.


Walking Tours

The Museum offers a variety of walking tours in and around Cape Ann throughout the year. Walking tours include, but are not limited to: Fitz Henry Lane on Foot and Online, Public Sculpture and Edward Hopper's Houses. Museum admission is included with the cost of these special guided tours. Reservations are required.

Group Tours

One hour docent-led tours of the collections are available for private groups, including, but not limited to: 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.