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Tours of the Whittier Home, Museum, & the Amesbury Hat Museum

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Tours of the Whittier Home, Museum, & the Amesbury Hat Museum

Date & Time

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Recurring Event

Time Slot(s):

CANCELED – event on September 24 still available.


The Whittier Museum at 86 Friend St. in Amesbury is again open for guided tours. See the desk where Whittier wrote is most famous work, Snow Bound, and experience life in the mid-1800’s. The Home and Museum is one of two National Historic Landmarks in Amesbury.

We will be open on September 17th and 24th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Tour groups will be limited to 6 persons and must wear masks due to the confined spaces in the Museum. Tours will be conducted by docents and introduce you to the home of John Greenleaf Whittier. This year we are proud to announce that the Amesbury Hat Museum now resides on the second floor of the Whittier Home. Whittier was a famous poet, abolitionist and nature lover.

Special Instructions

Masks must be worn in the Museum due to small rooms and confined spaces.

Weather Restrictions

The museum tour is not weather dependent but the gardens and outbuildings will not be shown if it’s raining.


86 Friend Street, Amesbury, MA 01913

86 Friend Street, Amesbury, MA 01913



Fun for Kids

Restrooms Available

Event Category

  • Arts & Culture
  • Historic House
  • History
  • Horticulture
  • Museum

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