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.