Marblehead Museum & Historical Society
Located in the historic district of Old Marblehead, the Marblehead Museum & Historical Society serves the community with a treasure trove of historical artifacts and archives, as well as guided tours of the Lee Mansion, which was built in 1768. More than 200 privately owned colonial period homes contribute to the historic charm of this important fishing port and harbor. Step back into history and support the preservation of one of New England's oldest maritime towns.
- Hours: Tue - Sat, 10am - 4pm
- Handicap Accessible: No
- Student discounts: No
- Senior discounts: No
- Private parties: No
- Food/drink: No
- Alcohol served: No
- Coat/bag check: Yes
- Parking: On-street: free
- Restrictions: No smoking
- What makes this community special?: Marblehead is a town with great history and a will to preserve it.
- What is an interesting historical or little known fact about this town?: The town was named Marblehead by settlers who mistook its granite ledges for marble.
- Guided tours?: Yes
- Guided tour languages: English
- Audio tours?: No
- Gift shop: Yes
- Gift shop hours: Open during store hours and online.
- Cameras allowed?: Yes
- Membership levels: Individual