The Museum will be closed for renovations

January 24th - February 6th.


Museum Tours

Highlights Tours at the Downtown Campus (27 Pleasant St)
Docent led highlights tours are offered Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 11:00 a.m
Highlights Tours are included with admission and are offered on a first come, first served basis. The Captain Elias Davis House (c.1804) is open with a docent guide only.

Captain Elias Davis House Tours
The Captain Elias Davis House, located in Gloucester’s downtown neighborhood, was constructed between 1799 and 1804 and has been the headquarters of the Cape Ann Museum since 1923. On Fridays at 2pm, enjoy a docent tour of the first floor of the Davis House, furnished with period pieces and antiquities.  

Walking Tours
The Museum offers a variety of walking tours in and around Cape Ann throughout the year. Walking tours include, but are not limited to: Fitz Henry Lane in Gloucester, Joe Garland's Gloucester, the Bones of Homes, and Hopper's Houses. Museum admission is included with the cost of these special guided tours. Reservations are required.

Group Tours
Private group tours can be scheduled by appointment and can be tailored to best fit the specific needs and interests of the group. Choose one of these popular options or build your own experience:

A minimum two weeks' advance notice and a credit card is required to hold your reservation. Please fill in and submit this form or call (978)283-0455 x110 for more information.

Guided group tours are $5.00 + regular admission rate.

Tours at CAM Green (13 Poplar St)

This campus is currently closed to the public. Check back at a later date for CAM Green's 2023 schedule and hours. 

School Group Tours
We welcome school groups from preschool to university. With advance planning, tours are available Tuesday through Friday. To learn more or to schedule a visit, please contact the Education Department at (978)283-0455 x125 or

Reservation request form available here.

Please review CAM safety protocols for visiting during Covid. Advance tickets are recommended.

In accordance with current CDC and city of Gloucester public health guidance, masks are recommended for all staff and visitors while inside the Museum.


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