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Patton Family Archive Tours

Share in the Patton Family legacy by learning about their commitment to service, family, and community.

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Fall 2021 Tour Dates and Times

Saturday, October 2          10:30 a.m.
Saturday, October 23        10:30 a.m.
Saturday, November 13    10:30 a.m.
Friday, November 26        12:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 28      12:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 4      10:30 a.m.

About the Tour

The Patton Family Archives chronicle the life and legacy of one of America’s premier military families who resided here on Boston’s North Shore. The Archives are also an untapped, unparalleled resource regarding the service and sacrifice of Maj. Gen. Patton and his troops during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and that of his wife, Joanne Holbrook Patton, on the home front.

Guided tours are offered at select dates and times and are available only by advanced online reservation through the Wenham Museum. Tours are approximately 90 minutes in length and include time for questions. Payment is required at the time of booking.

Tours are $15.00 for members of the Wenham Museum and $20.00 for nonmembers and include General Admission to the museum’s main location at 132 Main Street, Wenham, Massachusetts.


Group tours are available for parties of 6 or more on a mutually agreeable date at time. We kindly ask for two weeks lead time for scheduling groups. Please contact the museum at or (978) 468-2377, ext. 113 to inquire.

Parking & Accessibility

Public parking is available in gravel lot located next to the Homestead. There is an incline to walk from the parking lot to the Homestead.  We regret that at this time, the Archives and the Homestead are not fully handicapped accessible.  Restrooms are available within the Homestead.

Tour Location

Paton Family Archives
Patton Homestead
650 Asbury Street, Hamilton, MA

The Wenham Museum owns and operates the Patton Family Archives. The museum leases space within the Patton Homestead to display the Archives.

Inclement Weather

Please be aware that in the event of inclement weather, the tours may be cancelled and rescheduled for a later date.  The museum will contact you.

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Location & Directions

Patton Homestead
650 Asbury Street, Hamilton, MA