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.
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.
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.
History & Anthropology
House tours are on the hour from 12 to 3 pm:
Friday-Sunday, Memorial Day to Labor Day
Saturday-Sunday, Labor Day-Columbus Day
Middle Street 49, Gloucester
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