Tickets & Hours


Summer 2020

Our properties are open free of charge for the summer; please see each site for hours and guidelines. NOTE: those travelling from most locations outside of Massachusetts are subject to quarantine. Current rules are here

General admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and free for children under 16. All tours at Balch and Hale are guided. Guided tours of the Cabot House are available for $8.

Admission is free for Historic Beverly members, Active-duty military, Blue Star families,  and members of Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA), NEMA, NARM, AASLH and AAM.  Appropriate identification should be presented.

National Railway Historical Society members are entitled to half-price admission.

Historic Beverly is a member of the EBT Card to Culture and Museums for All programs. We offer free tours to EBT card holders  (up to 4 per visit), and free tickets to regular programs.   Historic Beverly does not process EBT transactions; cash or other payment must be provided for admission.

Museum Hours

The Cabot House

117 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915 United States

Tour and Cabot Shop Hours
Open Tuesday – Saturday, 9:30 – 4

Free for the summer

Research Hours
By appointment; policies available here

Library and Archives Hours

1:00PM – 9:00PM

9:30AM – 4:00PM

Visit Our Locations

The Balch House

Open July – October by appointment, contact us by email or call 978-922-1186 x202.

Admission free for the summer.


Visit The Balch House

The John Cabot House

The John Cabot House and Visitor Center is open year round.

Visit The Cabot House

Hale Farm

Open Saturdays, 1:00 – 5:00 pm and by appointment.


Visit Hale Farm