Tickets & Hours


General admission to Balch and Hale, which are open seasonally, is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and free for children under 16. All tours at Balch and Hale are guided. Self-guided tours of the Cabot House are free; guided tours are available for $8. Please see our school programs page for school visit information.

Admission is free to all sites for Historic Beverly members, Active-duty military, Blue Star families,  and members of Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA), NEMA, NARM, AASLH and AAM.  Appropriate identification should be presented.

National Railway Historical Society members are entitled to half-price admission.

Historic Beverly is a member of the Card to Culture and Museums for All programs. We offer free tours to EBT card holders (up to 4 per visit), and discounted pricing for regular programs.   Historic Beverly does not process EBT transactions; cash or other payment must be provided for admission.

See the full list of participating organizations offering EBTWIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.

Museum Hours

The Cabot House
117 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Tours, Visitor Center and Cabot Shop Hours
Wednesdays, 12 – 8:00 pm
Thursdays – Saturdays, 9:30 – 4:00 pm
Self-guided tours are free; guided tours $8

By appointment, contact us here or call 978-922-1186 x202

Regular hours are suspended between December 24 and January 31. We will be on site, so contact us for research, tours, or shop sales.

Library and Archives Hours

Research Hours
Visit our research facility by appointment;

policies available here

Visit Our Locations

The Balch House

Open from June 4 – August 27; Mondays and Saturdays, 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Members may book offseason tours for $20 for up to 4 people; contact us by email or 978-922-1186 x202


Visit The Balch House

The John Cabot House

The John Cabot House and Visitor Center is open year round.

Visit The Cabot House

Hale Farm

Open Fridays and Saturdays, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm from November 17 – December 23. Kid’s craft activities free with admission on Saturdays.

Members may book offseason tours for $20 for up to 4 people; contact us by email or 978-922-1186 x202


Visit Hale Farm