Through our collections that encompass 3 houses, 5 centuries and thousands of stories

Sharing Beverly History with Everyone

Mission and Vision

Historic Beverly collects, preserves, and stewards Beverly’s past and present to cultivate public support and appreciation for history; our vision is to share Beverly history with everyone.

Our 2021 strategic plan begins with the following core values:

At Historic Beverly, we consider all support provided as part of a sacred trust. We commit to use donations to the organization and all of our resources in a manner that will strengthen the organization in a responsible way and in alignment with the following values

Trust and Responsibility – We are responsible stewards of our collections, finances, and history and are committed to honoring the public’s trust in our institution.

Enrichment and Enjoyment – We bring fulfillment and enjoyment to all who engage with us.

Community and Collaboration – We maintain an open and welcoming environment where community and collaboration are strongly encouraged and valued.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work and the stories we tell.

Accessibility and Transparency – We make history accessible to all and are accurate and transparent in our interpretation and presentation of that history.

Professionalism and Excellence – We commit to and maintain the highest standards of excellence required of museum professionals.


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Beverly History

First Settled In 1626

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