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Address: 8 Hooper St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3213
Phone Number: 781 631 2608
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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King Hooper- "Marblehead Early Merchant shows off Art"

Pick up some of the early Marblehead History by visiting King Hooper Art Mansion. Is it really a mansion? Not like what you would expect. You will see how this merchant avoided... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2016
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Pick up some of the early Marblehead History by visiting King Hooper Art Mansion. Is it really a mansion? Not like what you would expect. You will see how this merchant avoided taxes with Bullet glass ( defective) and hidden passageways that was typically in the 1600's and 1700's. I would say that you should add it to your Marblehead... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Visited as a part of Art Festival over 4th of July. It was great to be able to fully tour every level from basement to ballroom of the beautiful old home.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This gem is open year round. Three levels of wide pine floors and federalist architecture- add eclectic art exhibits in each room and it's a hip combination! Great place to visit in any season. If you take the time to poke around there's a cool cellar downstairs where you can imagine sailors bangin' mugs.

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Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012 via mobile

Just to say you cannot visit the mansion till June but it looks pretty!

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Went to this beautiful place for my God-Daughter's wedding. So interesting and full of historic charm.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Hip and happening art gallery in the heart of Old Town that hosts wonderful events (both private and public) throughout the year, supports locals and also has a lovely gift shop.

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