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HIstoric Beverly John Cabot House

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 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 August 21, 2018
Valli C
Innisfil, Canada

The Beverly Historical Society is a great place to work, very interesting historical stuff that... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2016
Gabriel A
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Aug 21, 2018
Jul 26, 2016
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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 August 21, 2018

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

Thank Valli C
Reviewed July 26, 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

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

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

Reviewed April 25, 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!!!!

Thank Jamie E
Reviewed August 21, 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.

1  Thank Nancy E
Reviewed August 8, 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

Thank Rempt2
Reviewed June 11, 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

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Reviewed June 10, 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.

1  Thank Mummien-Frau
Reviewed June 7, 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

Thank Leoni34
Reviewed December 2, 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.

Thank Fran R
Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was an interesting experience for me. My family is from this part of Massachusetts originally, but I did not expect to find many traces here--more an overall feel of what this town was like in the past. I was wrong. Turns out that my...More

1  Thank kgilbert78
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