Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum and Visitor Center

5 Portland St.
South Berwick, ME 03908- Map It
(207) 384-2454

AAA Editor Notes

Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum and Visitor Center, 5 Portland St., dates from 1774. From the early 19th century to the early 20th century, the stately Georgian residence was occupied by the Jewett family; author Sarah Orne Jewett was born in the house in 1849. The house museum is adorned with fine paneling, original 18th- and 19th-century wallpapers and period furnishings. Jewett's bedroom is arranged as she left it. The visitor center features rotating exhibits. Guided tours are available.
$8; $7 (ages 65+); $4 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Tours are given on the hour Fri.-Sun. 11-5, June 1-Oct. 15; first and third Sat. of the month 11-5, rest of year. Last tour begins 1 hour before closing.