Advance tickets are recommended.
Docent led highlights tours are offered daily. Please check with Visitor Services at 978-283-0455 x110 for specific times. Highlights Tours are included with admission and are offered on a first come, first served basis. The Captain Elias Davis House (c.1804) is not currently open for 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 Hopper's Houses. Museum admission is included with the cost of these special guided tours. Reservations are required.
Private group tours can be scheduled by appointment and can be tailored to best fit the specific needs and interests of the group. Choose one of these popular options or build your own experience:
Highlights of the Collection Tour—This tour gives an overview of all the galleries including the Cape Ann, Lane, Folly Cove Designers, Fisheries & Maritime, and Granite galleries.
Fitz Henry Lane Tour - examines Lane in context of America's oldest seaport
Captain Elias Davis House Tour - visit the Federal style home of the seafaring Captain Elias Davis, built in 1804
A minimum three weeks' advance notice and a credit card is required to hold your reservation. Please fill in and submit this form or call (978)283-0455 x110 for more information.
Guided group tours are $5.00 + regular admission rate.
School Group Tours
We welcome school groups from preschool to university. With advance planning, tours are available Tuesday through Friday. To learn more or to schedule a visit, please contact the Education Department at (978)283-0455 x125 or email@example.com.
Reservation request form available here.