Heard House Museum

54 S. Main St.
Ipswich, MA 01938- Map It
(978) 356-2811

AAA Editor Notes

Heard House Museum is at 54 S. Main St. (SR 1A). Completed in 1800, this Federal-style mansion was the elegant homestead of a prominent West Indies and China trade family. The museum contains American and Asian furnishings, decorative objects and a collection of antique carriages and sleighs. On display is a collection of artworks by the important Ipswich artist Arthur Wesley Dow. Guided tours are available.
$10; $5 (ages 13-18). Combination ticket with Whipple House Museum $15; $7.50 (ages 13-18).
Hours: Guided tours are given on the hour Thurs.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4, late May to mid-Oct. Last tour begins 1 hour before closing.