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AOCFeat1Amesbury is located on the beautiful north shore of Massachusetts, less than 1 hour away from Boston & 20 minutes south of Portsmouth, NH.

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AOCFeat2Amesbury is home to many innovative businesses, one-of-a-kind specialty shops, highly rated restaurants and welcoming bars & lounges.

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AOCFeat3Amesbury offers a variety of indoor & outdoor activities that the whole family will enjoy. Check out our calendar for upcoming events.

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Upcoming Events

Aug
26
Sat
Whittier Home & Museum Tours
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Whittier Home & Museum Open for Saturday Tours
May 6th through October 28th – 11:00 to 4:00

Bring the family for a most enjoyable and educational tour of the Whittier Home & Museum!

Learn how Whittier lived in this home with his mother, sister and aunt, writing editorials and poems, and even risking his life towards the cause of abolishing slavery before and during the Civil War. Whittier’s abolitionist views are especially relevant in this time of divisiveness in our country.

Tours are $6 for Adults, $5 for Seniors and Students (ages 7 through 17), and children under 7 and Veterans are FREE!
And $3 for MTA members, with ID card.

Free tours on the following dates:
Amesbury Days – Saturday June 24th – 11am to 4pm
Trails & Sails weekends – 11am to 4pm
September 16th & 23rd
Sunday September 24th

Group rates on request and tours by appointment – 978-697-2337

Aug
27
Sun
Sunday Tours of Bartlett Museum’s Carriage Shed
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SUNDAY TOURS in AUGUST & SEPTEMBER

Admission is $3.00 a person. Admittance is free on Sundays, Sept 17 & 24 during Trails & Sails.

To arrange a special tour at other times: call 978-388-3089.

The Carriage Shed is in the back yard of the museum grounds and contains several carriages built in Amesbury. The inside of the Museum is under repairs and is preparing for Amesbury’s 350th Anniversary celebration next year.

The Museum began during Amesbury’s 300th Anniversary as a historic exhibit that was a culmination of donated items from residents. It was so popular that the building was purchased from the town and became an official museum.

The Bartlett Museum Board of Directors is looking for any adult to fill a one year seat on the board who is interested in preserving Amesbury’s heritage. Meetings take place monthly on the 3rd Thursday at 7:00 pm in the museum. If interested contact Jon at j0nc4mp@gmail.com.

The Museum is non-profit and is run by volunteers and funded by membership fees, donations as well as fundraisers. Membership supports the museum and is open to any adult from any town, city or state. Email dianco@verizon.net for a membership form.

Monetary donations are accepted at any time payable to Bartlett Museum Inc. and mailed to P.O. Box 692, Amesbury, MA 01913.

Sep
2
Sat
Whittier Home & Museum Tours
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Whittier Home & Museum Open for Saturday Tours
May 6th through October 28th – 11:00 to 4:00

Bring the family for a most enjoyable and educational tour of the Whittier Home & Museum!

Learn how Whittier lived in this home with his mother, sister and aunt, writing editorials and poems, and even risking his life towards the cause of abolishing slavery before and during the Civil War. Whittier’s abolitionist views are especially relevant in this time of divisiveness in our country.

Tours are $6 for Adults, $5 for Seniors and Students (ages 7 through 17), and children under 7 and Veterans are FREE!
And $3 for MTA members, with ID card.

Free tours on the following dates:
Amesbury Days – Saturday June 24th – 11am to 4pm
Trails & Sails weekends – 11am to 4pm
September 16th & 23rd
Sunday September 24th

Group rates on request and tours by appointment – 978-697-2337

Sep
3
Sun
Sunday Tours of Bartlett Museum’s Carriage Shed
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SUNDAY TOURS in AUGUST & SEPTEMBER

Admission is $3.00 a person. Admittance is free on Sundays, Sept 17 & 24 during Trails & Sails.

To arrange a special tour at other times: call 978-388-3089.

The Carriage Shed is in the back yard of the museum grounds and contains several carriages built in Amesbury. The inside of the Museum is under repairs and is preparing for Amesbury’s 350th Anniversary celebration next year.

The Museum began during Amesbury’s 300th Anniversary as a historic exhibit that was a culmination of donated items from residents. It was so popular that the building was purchased from the town and became an official museum.

The Bartlett Museum Board of Directors is looking for any adult to fill a one year seat on the board who is interested in preserving Amesbury’s heritage. Meetings take place monthly on the 3rd Thursday at 7:00 pm in the museum. If interested contact Jon at j0nc4mp@gmail.com.

The Museum is non-profit and is run by volunteers and funded by membership fees, donations as well as fundraisers. Membership supports the museum and is open to any adult from any town, city or state. Email dianco@verizon.net for a membership form.

Monetary donations are accepted at any time payable to Bartlett Museum Inc. and mailed to P.O. Box 692, Amesbury, MA 01913.

Community Corner

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Free Monthly Appointments with our Senior Business Advisor

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