Sandy Bay Historical Society and Museum

40 King St.
Rockport, MA 01966- Map It
(978) 546-9533

AAA Editor Notes

Sandy Bay Historical Society and Museum, 40 King St., contains Early American and Victorian rooms, a marine room, a children's room, a military room, a library of genealogy and local history, fishing relics and full-rigged ship models. Additional items also are displayed. The Old Castle, nearby at Curtis and Granite streets, is a saltbox house built about 1711. Self-guiding tours of the house highlight historical items, including granite quarry tools. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
(includes The Old Castle) $5; free (ages 0-12).
Hours: Historical society museum Fri.-Sat. and Tues. 2-5, July 1 to mid-Sept.; by appointment rest of year. The Old Castle Sat. 2-5, July-Aug. Library Mon. 9-1. Closed major holidays.