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Hammond Castle

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80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
(978) 283-2080 https://www.hammondcastle.org

August 2019

Cultural Heritage Through Image Exhibit

August 14 - September 28
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Ancient, Medieval and New England illuminates how stories of ancient European cultural heritages parallel the cultural heritage of today’s, local New England communities. Dr. Tracy’s exhibit is a logical extension of the Hammond’s dedication to preserving and understanding the cultural heritage of the medieval era by the examination of past and present cultural norms. On Tuesday, August 20th at 7pm, Dr. Kisha Tracy will discuss the inspiration behind the exhibit and host a presentation on the process of how she…

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History of Medieval Arms and Armor

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$10 – $20

Hammond Castle Museum is proud to present a lecture and demonstration of the History of Medieval Arms and Armor with John Pettibone, former curator and executive director. John has spent many years studying the ancient art of armor and examples from the castles collection will be on display. At the conclusion of the program there will be a question and answer session, a try on Armor opportunity and a tour of Medieval aspects of the Museum. Advanced ticket can be…

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Candlelight Tours

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$14

John Hays Hammond, Jr. loved the evening.  Alexander Graham Bell had suggested to Hammond that he work at night and sleep during the day, which Hammond adopted.  Domestic staff, frequent overnight guests, and even Hammond’s wife were daytime people and frequently commented that they might go long periods where they rarely saw him. With this in mind, “candlelight tours” are offered Thursday nights during the months of July and August. Guides will show you the rooms the Hammond frequented and…

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Spiritualism Tour at Hammond Castle Museum

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$15

Spirits, tombstones, and skulls, oh my! Starting July 11th, Hammond Castle Museum will be offering Spiritualism Tours as a additional tour option during the Candlelight Tours on Thursday evenings (this is a separate tour from the Candlelight Tour). These special tours, taking place at 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM, will delve into the history of Spiritualism and its practices, as well as its peculiar connection with Hammond Castle. We will discuss topics such as the Ouija board, spirit photography, séances,…

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Bubbles and Books

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$9 – $14

Join Hammond Castle each Monday morning in August for story time, followed by a bubble party on their back lawn. Stories start at 10:15 am. Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while you enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. Then, you move to their back lawn where there will be multiple bubble machines blowing hundreds of bubbles! Coloring, snacks and music will also be available. They…

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Candlelight Tours

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$14

John Hays Hammond, Jr. loved the evening.  Alexander Graham Bell had suggested to Hammond that he work at night and sleep during the day, which Hammond adopted.  Domestic staff, frequent overnight guests, and even Hammond’s wife were daytime people and frequently commented that they might go long periods where they rarely saw him. With this in mind, “candlelight tours” are offered Thursday nights during the months of July and August. Guides will show you the rooms the Hammond frequented and…

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Spiritualism Tour at Hammond Castle Museum

August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$15

Spirits, tombstones, and skulls, oh my! Starting July 11th, Hammond Castle Museum will be offering Spiritualism Tours as a additional tour option during the Candlelight Tours on Thursday evenings (this is a separate tour from the Candlelight Tour). These special tours, taking place at 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM, will delve into the history of Spiritualism and its practices, as well as its peculiar connection with Hammond Castle. We will discuss topics such as the Ouija board, spirit photography, séances,…

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October 2019

‘Be Our Guest’ at Hammond Castle Museum

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$30 – $40

Calling all little Princes & Princesses! Beauty & her Beast invite you to join them for a tale as old as time at Hammond Castle Museum. Explore the castle while meeting some of your favorite Fairy Tale characters! Whether you learn to waltz with Beauty herself, try your hand at archery using marshmallows with the Village Brute, or create an enchanted rose keepsake, it’s sure to be a magical evening and it takes place in a real castle! Each castle…

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