Museum and Library

Our Sewall-Scripture House museum and research library will be opening Summer of 2022!

Summer Sewall-Scripture House Hours:

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 2-5
July 1 to mid-September,
except major holidays

Summer Research Room Hours:

Tuesday’s 9:30-12:00 BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Feel free to contact us or request research via the online forms on this website.

 

Admission

$5, which includes admission to both museums.
Members and children under 12: Free.


Old Castle

The Old Castle 

The interior of he Old Castle Museum will continue to remain closed until further notice.


Admission

$5, which includes admission to both museums.
Members and children under 12: Free.


Directions

Sewall-Scripture House
40 King Street
Rockport, MA 01966

Take Route 128 North to Rockport/Gloucester, through two rotaries. Following signs to Rockport, continue through the second rotary to the first traffic light. Turn left onto Route 127 North (Eastern Avenue) and continue for 3 miles. At the five-way intersection, take a hard left onto Railroad Ave. (127) towards Pigeon Cove. Continue one block, to the first street on your right, which is King Street. The Sewall-Scripture house is the granite building on the corner.


Old Castle
Castle Lane
Rockport, MA 01966

Follow directions to Rockport as above. At Five Corners, take a hard left onto Railroad Ave. (127) towards Pigeon Cove. Continue for 1.6 miles (Railroad Ave. becomes Granite Street). Turn left onto Curtis Street. The driveway to the Old Castle (Castle Lane) will be an immediate right. Park along Curtis Street and walk up the hill to the Old Castle. Vehicles are only allowed on Castle Lane for handicap access.