MUSEUM HOURS:  Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  From May 15 – Sept. 15, the museum is closed on Sundays.  Face coverings are optional when visiting the museum.

MAINTENANCE SHUTDOWN:  The museum will be closed for maintenance and in observance of Labor Day from Sunday, August 28th – Monday, September 5th.

RESERVATIONS NOT REQUIRED:  Reservations are no longer required to visit the Wenham Museum.  However, if you wish to reserve in advance, you may by clicking here.

Historic House

Historic House


Claflin-Gerrish-Richards House

Discover how families lived during the 17th century — in the Claflin-Gerrish-Richards House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and one of the earliest dwellings on the North Shore. Of particular interest are the original Ogee braces, an architectural detail typically found in 16th-century English dwellings.

Self-Guided Visits

Take a step back in time with a self-guided visit to our historic house.  The house offers hands-on opportunities to experience life during the 17th century.  The house is open daily during museum hours.

**Please note, when school groups are visiting the house, the house will be closed to our visitors until the group tour has exited the house.