Sargent House Museum and its collection

Sargent House Museum

The Sargent House Museum is a historic house museum situated at 49 Middle Street, Gloucester, Massachusetts. This location is steeped in history and offers a unique insight into the past. The museum is a testament to the rich cultural heritage of the area and provides an opportunity for visitors to explore the life and times of the people who once lived there.

Opening Hours and Offerings at the Sargent House Museum

The Sargent House Museum is open to the public on weekends from Memorial Day to Columbus Day. During this time, visitors can take guided tours of the historic home, browse through a small gift shop, and view rotating exhibits in the museum's exhibit space. This provides a comprehensive experience for those interested in history, art, and culture.

Historical Significance of the Sargent House

The Sargent House was constructed in 1782 for the feminist writer and philosopher Judith Sargent Murray and her first husband, John Stevens, who was a merchant in the West Indies trade. This historical context adds a layer of intrigue to the museum, as visitors can learn about the lives of these influential figures and their impact on society.

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Sargent House Museum
Middle Street 49
MA 01930 Gloucester

Visitor information Sargent House Museum

Opening hours

House tours are on the hour from 12 to 3 pm:
Friday-Sunday, Memorial Day to Labor Day
Saturday-Sunday, Labor Day-Columbus Day


General Admission$12.00


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Location & Map

Middle Street 49, Gloucester

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