Please note


Museum Hours

Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Museum is closed on Mondays and on these major holidays: New Years Day, Easter Sunday,  Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

On December 24 and December 31 the Museum closes at 1:00 p.m.

Find Library & Archives hours here.



Adults: $12.00
Cape Ann residents, seniors and students: $10.00
Museum members and youth (18 and under): FREE

Cape Ann residents are free on the second Saturday of the month in 2020!

The Museum offers reciprocal free admission programs for:

MTA members | Active duty military & family | ENHA Volunteers | NEMA, NARM & 
EBT / SNAP cardholders



Historic Houses

Captain Elias Davis House (1804)

The Davis House will be closed to the public from January 17 – 28, 2020 for installation of historic carpets.

Docent-led tours of the Museum are included with admission and are offered on a first come, first served basis. The Museum's Captain Elias Davis House (1804) can be included on any daily docent tour by request.

Tuesday – Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Please Note: The Davis House will be closed to the public January 21–27, 2020 for the installation of historic carpets.


White-Ellery House (1710)

This off-site historic property is open by appointment from Memorial Day through Columbus Day, and on the first Saturday of the month from June through October (11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.). Further information about the property can be found here.

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