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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

October 2018

Six Nights of Halloween Spooks

October 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, happening 3 times

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

There is little doubt that Hammond’s favorite time of year was October. He had surrounded himself with objects from antiquity and felt a connection with the spirits of the original owners or artisans who created these objects. House guests that were invited to visit during October were never quite sure what Hammond had in store for them, especially after the sun set, and the candles were lit. 2018 marks Hammond Castle's 30th year of hosting six evenings of Halloween haunts…

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Six Nights of Halloween Spooks

October 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - October 20, 2018 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, happening 3 times

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

There is little doubt that Hammond’s favorite time of year was October. He had surrounded himself with objects from antiquity and felt a connection with the spirits of the original owners or artisans who created these objects. House guests that were invited to visit during October were never quite sure what Hammond had in store for them, especially after the sun set, and the candles were lit. 2018 marks Hammond Castle's 30th year of hosting six evenings of Halloween haunts…

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Six Nights of Halloween Spooks

October 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, happening 3 times

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

There is little doubt that Hammond’s favorite time of year was October. He had surrounded himself with objects from antiquity and felt a connection with the spirits of the original owners or artisans who created these objects. House guests that were invited to visit during October were never quite sure what Hammond had in store for them, especially after the sun set, and the candles were lit. 2018 marks Hammond Castle's 30th year of hosting six evenings of Halloween haunts…

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July 2019

Bubbles & Books

July 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join us each Monday morning in July for story time, followed by a bubble party on our back lawn. Stories start at 10 am. Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. Prices: Children enter free with paid adult for ages 0-5 Children 6-12 years old $9.00 Adults $14.00 Seniors 65+ $10.00

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Candlelight Tours

July 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 8, 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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Bubbles & Books

July 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join us each Monday morning in July for story time, followed by a bubble party on our back lawn. Stories start at 10 am. Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. Prices: Children enter free with paid adult for ages 0-5 Children 6-12 years old $9.00 Adults $14.00 Seniors 65+ $10.00

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Candlelight Tours

July 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 8, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$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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Bubbles & Books

July 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Join us each Monday morning in July for story time, followed by a bubble party on our back lawn. Stories start at 10 am. Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. Prices: Children enter free with paid adult for ages 0-5 Children 6-12 years old $9.00 Adults $14.00 Seniors 65+ $10.00

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History of Medieval Arms and Armor

July 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$20

Hammond Castle Museum will 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 his private collection as well as 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.…

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Candlelight Tours

July 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 8, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$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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Bubbles & Books

July 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Join us each Monday morning in July for story time, followed by a bubble party on our back lawn. Stories start at 10 am. Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. Prices: Children enter free with paid adult for ages 0-5 Children 6-12 years old $9.00 Adults $14.00 Seniors 65+ $10.00

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Candlelight Tours

July 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 8, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$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…

Find out more »

Bubbles & Books

July 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Join us each Monday morning in July for story time, followed by a bubble party on our back lawn. Stories start at 10 am. Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. Prices: Children enter free with paid adult for ages 0-5 Children 6-12 years old $9.00 Adults $14.00 Seniors 65+ $10.00

Find out more »

August 2019

Candlelight Tours

August 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 8, 2019

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$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 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Thursday, repeating until August 8, 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 5, 2019 @ 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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Meet the Artist Night B.J. Faulkner

August 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

Join us at Hammond Castle Museum Shop and enjoy wine/cheese and crackers and meet the artist featured for the month of August! Please RSVP below! Artist and illustrator, Bonnie Jeanne (B.J.) Faulkner has been a professional artist for the past 50 years. Her artistic talent was identified early in life when she was selected to attend art classes at the Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio. In 1969 Faulkner visited a solo exhibit of Matisse’s huge canvases at the Grand…

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Candlelight Tours

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

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$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…

Find out more »

Spiritualism Tour at Hammond Castle Museum

August 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$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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Enchanted Evening at Hammond Castle

August 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$30 – $40

Join in for an evening of enchantment at Hammond Castle. Explore the castle while meeting some favorite Fairy Tale characters! Whether learning to hula with the Island Princess, sing with the Little Mermaid, or build a snowman with their Snow Sisters, it’s sure to be a magical evening and it takes place in a real castle! Each castle guest will experience a unique adventure with unlimited photo opportunities. Children and adults will meet different characters throughout the castle grounds and…

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Bubbles and Books

August 12, 2019 @ 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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Wicked Good Sea Stories

August 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$15

Meet local Gloucester author, James Masciarelli for a behind the scenes discussion of Adventure Novel, Beyond Beauport –a Gloucester woman’s mid-life quest for her seafaring and pirate ancestry from our shores to historic ports of the eastern seaboard, Florida Keys and Caribbean where past and present sea raiders still roam. James will regale you with stories of explorers, privateers, maritime history, true female pirates and fun facts about Gloucester. Interactive discussion and book signing. A Tour of Hammond Castle follows…

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Helen’s Willow Wind – Native American Style Flute

August 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$9 – $15

An intuitive instrument, Helen’s improvisations take you on a meandering journey of the mind, heart, and soul, going from the realm of the ethereal, to blues, jazz, and places in between. Helen’s passion for playing, teaching, and sharing the love, lore, and history of the Native American Style Flute is palpable. Feel free to ask her questions as she plays. When she is not playing, as time allows, she will be hosting her Interactive Flute Program, answering questions about the Native…

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Bubbles and Books

August 19, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

History of Medieval Arms and Armor

August 22, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Candlelight Tours

August 22, 2019 @ 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
+ Google Map
$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…

Find out more »

Spiritualism Tour at Hammond Castle Museum

August 22, 2019 @ 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
+ Google Map
$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,…

Find out more »

Bubbles and Books

August 26, 2019 @ 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…

Find out more »

Candlelight Tours

August 29, 2019 @ 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
+ Google Map
$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…

Find out more »

Spiritualism Tour at Hammond Castle Museum

August 29, 2019 @ 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
+ Google Map
$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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September 2019

Meet the Artist Acacia Rogers

September 2, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Hammond Castle Museum Shop and enjoy wine/cheese and crackers and meet the artist featured for the month of September! Please RSVP below! Acacia Rogers will be the Featured Artist at Hammond Castle Museum for the month of September 2019. She is a long time New England resident who is inspired by the beautiful scenery, lakes, mountains, trees, and wildlife. She has been an avid painter for over a decade, but has been drawing and creating many different types of…

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Fortuny Gowns at The Hammond Castle Museum

September 6, 2019 - September 27, 2019
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Hammond Castle Museum has announced the identification of two original Mariano Fortuny gowns within the museum’s collection. Museum archivists believe the Fortuny gowns belonged to Irene Fenton Hammond, wife of John Hays Hammond Jr. of the Hammond Castle Museum. Both garments, dating between 1920 and 1930, are velvet tabard gowns in Fortuny’s “Eleonora” Renaissance style and feature Fortuny’s famous pleating. The gowns will be on display at Hammond Castle Museum for public viewing from September 6 to 27th. The exhibit…

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Interactive, Viewing Party For Deep-Sea Exploration

September 19, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$15

Join Hammond Castle for a very special live feed and interactive program with scientists from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Marine Imaging Technologies. They have been exploring the shipwreck SS Portland, which sank in a gale in 1898 in waters now part of Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary Explore the shipwrecks lying on the seafloor of NOAA's Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in Massachusetts Bay. This live interaction will…

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October 2019

Pop Up Movie Night: Phantom Of The Opera

October 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$15 – $17

In conjunction with Cape Ann Community Cinema & Stage, Hammond Castle Museum is excited to announce a pop up movie night! Join Hammond Castle as the Phantom Of The Opera silently haunts the Great Hall  while the sounds of Peter Krasinki’s manical piano playing rattles the rafters and fills you with suspense. In this black and white, silent horror classic – with a live piano score by renowned silent film accompanist Peter Krasinski – aspiring young opera singer Christine Daaé…

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‘Be Our Guest’ at Hammond Castle Museum

October 6, 2019 @ 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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A Tasting At The Castle

October 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$50

An anonymous donor has offered to match each new ticket sold from today through Sunday for A Tasting At The Castle. For each ticket purchased, a $50 donation will be made to Hammond Castle Museum! Enjoy a special evening at Hammond Castle Museum. Enjoy a wine and hors d’oeuvres tasting and live jazz played on John Hays Hammond Jr.’s 1920 Chickering grand piano while learning about ongoing restoration efforts and new programming taking place at the museum. The generous sponsors…

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Halls of Darkness: Fears & Phobias

October 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - October 12, 2019 @ 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2019

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

Spend a spooktacular evening at Hammond Castle Museum. Are you afraid of the dark, spiders, or clowns? Does your heart skip a beat when you're SCARED? Join Hammond Castle and face your fears within the walls! Starting the weekend of October 11th park your vehicles at the only sanctuary for the evening at Stage Fort Park (IF YOU DARE) and join your fellow victims on a bus ride to the museum of your nightmares! While you walk through the maze…

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Halls of Darkness: Fears & Phobias

October 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - October 19, 2019 @ 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2019

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

Spend a spooktacular evening at Hammond Castle Museum. Are you afraid of the dark, spiders, or clowns? Does your heart skip a beat when you're SCARED? Join Hammond Castle and face your fears within the walls! Starting the weekend of October 11th park your vehicles at the only sanctuary for the evening at Stage Fort Park (IF YOU DARE) and join your fellow victims on a bus ride to the museum of your nightmares! While you walk through the maze…

Find out more »

Halls of Darkness: Fears & Phobias

October 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2019

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

Spend a spooktacular evening at Hammond Castle Museum. Are you afraid of the dark, spiders, or clowns? Does your heart skip a beat when you're SCARED? Join Hammond Castle and face your fears within the walls! Starting the weekend of October 11th park your vehicles at the only sanctuary for the evening at Stage Fort Park (IF YOU DARE) and join your fellow victims on a bus ride to the museum of your nightmares! While you walk through the maze…

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Trick or Treats at Hammond Castle

October 31, 2019
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

This free kid-friendly event includes an evening of pumpkin decorating, trick-or-treating & more! Please visit their website for additional information.

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November 2019

Cultural Heritage Through Image Exhibit

November 11, 2019 - November 15, 2019
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.

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December 2019

Meet The Artist Night: Marion Rayner

December 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Marion Rayner is an experienced watercolor artist whose inspiration comes from the natural beauty that surrounds Cape Ann. She is particularly fond of the landscapes, seascapes and scenes around her home. The opening reception will be from 5:30 to 7:30 pm and Rayner’s show will be available in our Museum Shop through the month of December. Opening reception tickets are free and may be reserved.

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Myschyffe Managed Holiday Concert

December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$20

Join Hammond Castle for a day of music and holiday cheer! For the first time in over 15 years, the holiday season is coming to Hammond Castle. The halls will be decked, the patrons will be jolly, and Myschyffe Managed will be fa la la-ing throughout the day for your enjoyment. Visit the castle for a self-guided tour and then take a seat in the decorated Great Hall for a 45-minute concert set of Christmas and holiday music, featuring songs…

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Chelsea Berry Holiday Concert At Hammond Castle Museum

December 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$30

Due to popular demand, we have added a second performance! Chelsea Berry’s powerful vocals fill the Great Hall with holiday cheer as she performs holiday classics and original works including some from her upcoming album.

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Deck the Halls at Hammond Castle

December 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - December 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Hammond Castle, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$10 – $15

Join Hammond Castle as they deck the halls and welcome the holidays with all things merry and bright! Local community groups have been invited to sponsor a room in the museum, deck its halls, and trim the tree. Guests can vote for their favorite room and a winner will be crowned at the end of the season.  The museum will be open daily for self-guided tours through Friday, December 20th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Last tickets will be…

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