Museum Tours

Downtown Campus

Highlights Tours 
Tuesdays - Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

Docent-led Highlights Tours are included with admission and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Docents will share stories and information about pieces from the museum's permanent and special exhibitions. 

Starting July 5, 2023, Highlights Tours will be offered every day from Tuesday - Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

Captain Elias Davis House Tours 
Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a docent tour of the first floor of the Davis House, furnished with period pieces and antiquities. 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.  

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 and the schedule of tours can be found here.

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.

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 [email protected].

Reservation request form available here.


CAM Green Campus

Cape Ann Museum Green:
13 Poplar Street, Gloucester, MA
Friday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 






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