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HIstoric Beverly John Cabot House

Open Now: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Had a nice picnic dinner here...with an added bonus of ice cream served in the Historis John Cabot... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Valli C
Innisfil, Canada
Waking into History

I love visiting The Beverly Historical Society Museum on a trip I did there a few years ago from... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2015
Brisbane, Australia
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Aug 21, 2018
Nov 3, 2018
Built in 1781, the John Cabot House tells the stories of 18th century privateers and traders, Beverly's role in the American Revolution, and other important people and events in Beverly history. Decorative objects brought back from Asia by Beverly...more
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117 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 01915-5108
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Just went to the John Cabot House to find it closed. Hours posted on the door as well as on the web say open until 4 pm on Saturdays. Drove the entire family here to find the building in complete darkness.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Moxiecola
Sue G, Director at HIstoric Beverly John Cabot House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

I am so sorry. We have no heat here--it's much too cold for anyone to be in the building. I would be happy to offer your family a free tour when we reopen (at this point that is still a few weeks away) or at...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Had a nice picnic dinner here...with an added bonus of ice cream served in the Historis John Cabot House

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Valli C
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The Beverly Historical Society is a great place to work, very interesting historical stuff that have to do with the beautiful city of Beverly

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Gabriel A
Sue G, Manager at HIstoric Beverly John Cabot House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2016

Gabe, thanks so much! We love having you here, and appreciate your telling others about our wonderful collection.

Reviewed 25 April 2016

I am amazed by the renovations! It is so wonderful to see such a gem shine so bright! The seats are so much better and the interior looks great. I am so impressed!!!!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jamie E
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Small, inexpensive local museum with friendly staff. The building had been used for an early bank and they still have the scales, counter and vault. You get a real sense of what it was like to do banking centuries ago.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

Visited museum with 2 relatives and had a wonderful tour by a docent. I've been here previously on my own but missed a lot. The building has had only 4 owners and is now owned by the historical society of Beverly. Lots of revolutionary war...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Rempt2
Reviewed 11 June 2015

The Beverly Historical Society, long an icon of dedicated local historians preserving and sharing memories, opened a delightful art show last evening. Photographer Lincoln Williams and sculptor Larry Brown shared their latest works. These included images from over 40 years of travel that reflects Steichen's...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

Interesting exhibitions, informed staff, good reference library including maps. I was able to find a lot of material about a ship's captain whom I had been researching.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Mummien-Frau
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I love visiting The Beverly Historical Society Museum on a trip I did there a few years ago from Australia. I happened to be born in Beverly and enjoy all that Beverly has to offer. I do miss living there. Such a charming city and...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Leoni34
Reviewed 3 December 2014

It's full of treasures from early Beverly. Lots of activities to enjoy tours of historic areas. Great presentations of historical figures at special gatherings. There's a train museum in the basement. Great for RR buffs.

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Fran R
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