Gore Place

52 Gore St.
Waltham, MA 02453- Map It
Phone: (781) 894-2798

AAA Editor Notes

Gore Place is at 52 Gore St., on SR 20 at the Waltham-Watertown line. Built in the early 1800s for Gov. Christopher Gore, the mansion is one of the finest examples of Federal domestic architecture in New England. Set in a 40-acre park, the house has been called the “Monticello of the North” and features 22 rooms furnished in period, plus a renovated 1793 carriage house. A small farm with sheep, goats and poultry is on-site. Guided tours are available.
$12; $6 (ages 5-12).
Hours: Mansion tours are given on the hour Mon.-Fri. 10-2, Sat. noon-3. Closed Jan. 1, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.