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Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

75 Eastern Point Blvd, Gloucester, MA 01930-4433
+1 978-283-0800
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Interesting house tour with incredible collections and views

I live in Gloucester and thought it would be something fun to do on a rainy day and visit an... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Alpaca123
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Fabulous Beauport

After many years of saying we were going to tour Beauport, we did. More than worth the visit and... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
NancyABNashvegas
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Also called the Beauport Sleeper-McCann House, this fantasy mansion of more than 40 rooms is perched on the rocks overlooking Gloucester Harbor.
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75 Eastern Point Blvd, Gloucester, MA 01930-4433
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75 Eastern Point Blvd, Gloucester, MA 01930-4433
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I live in Gloucester and thought it would be something fun to do on a rainy day and visit an attraction close to home. I feel this is a really underrated attraction as it's such a hidden gem! You can imagine a Gatsby like era...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Many thanks for reviewing your tour of Beauport. We love to welcome local Gloucester residents! I am especially pleased to hear your daughter enjoyed the museum. Martha

Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

After many years of saying we were going to tour Beauport, we did. More than worth the visit and wish we had gone sooner. Absolutely beautiful. My husband and I we're the only two on the tour so we got an even better experience. The...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Thanks for the lovely review! We are glad you visited and hope you can return again. Martha

Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

What an enjoyable afternoon activity! The variety of designs and use of reclaimed resources was inspiring. Can't wait to go back again. Erika was a fabulous tour guide.

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

So glad you enjoyed the Beauport house tour. Many thanks for the review. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed July 26, 2017

We had a lovely afternoon at the Sleeper-McCann House. We arrived about 30 minutes before our tour and we were able to spend it wandering the grounds of the beautiful estate. The grounds are small but really beautiful with great views of the ocean. Tours...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Thanks so much for reviewing your visit to Beauport. We would love to have you return for one of the evening Nooks and Crannies tours!

Reviewed July 25, 2017

You can tour the gardens and inside the home. A guide takes you through the home and gives you bits of historic information about the people that lived there and the times they lived in. It's an interesting home decorated by an artist. Beautiful place...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Many thanks for reviewing your tour of Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House. We always enjoy sharing the beauty and history of this historic site.

Reviewed July 20, 2017

My husband and I have visited numerous historic homes. This one...took my breath away! We arrived early and were able to get a seat on the property to eat our picnic lunch, overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Grounds were well-kept. The house is gorgeous and well-preserved with...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2017

Many thanks for your review of Beauport. I am so glad you enjoyed the house, grounds, and harbor views! I hope you are able to visit us again some time.

Reviewed July 16, 2017

This is a guide tour, we were a little surprised when we walked in and were required to put on shoe covers but once we started we understood the damage that outside contaminates would cause. The guide was well informed and addressed all questions and...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thanks so much for visiting Beauport and for helping us protect the original rugs in the house by wearing shoe covers! I am glad you enjoyed the tour and hope you are able to return again soon.

Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on last day of quick trip to Boston. Was a neat house. Beatific and unique rooms. Cool to see someone from 1900s repurposing of old antiques from before there time. I would recommend tour!

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2017

Thanks so much for visiting Beauport and taking the time to write a review. I am glad we were part of your trip to the Boston area. Hope you can return again soon!

Reviewed July 10, 2017

We had a long lunch outside on their deck. Umbrellas if you needed them to keep the sun off. You are right on the ocean and the food was excellent.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed June 20, 2017

This is a wonderful tour! The grounds are beautiful, right on the ocean facing Gloucester Harbor, great for picture taking. The exterior looks like a castle featuring Tudor style windows, turrets and a bell tower. It is also adorned with statuettes, lots to look at!...More

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beauport, Manager at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2017

Thanks for the review of your Beauport tour. I hope you are able to return for a longer Nooks and Crannies tour! Martha

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Nicole S
December 26, 2016|
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Response from beauport | Property representative |
Guided tours of Beauport are $15 per adult, $12 per senior, $8 for children/students, and free if you are a member of Historic New England. We will open again Sat, May 27, 2017. We will be open to the public Tues - Sat, 10am... More
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Dan H
August 26, 2016|
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Response from beauport | Property representative |
There is a bus service via the Cape Ann Transportation Authority (CATA) that will get you within 1/4 mile of Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House. There will also be taxis available when you dock, which might be an easier... More
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Joanne234
March 11, 2016|
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Response from beauport | Property representative |
Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House is a historic house museum overlooking Gloucester Harbor. Built by Henry Davis Sleeper, one of America's first professional interior designers, it is open for tours six months of the year... More
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