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King Hooper Mansion

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Great Special Exhibits

Always sponsoring great art exhibits throughout the house with a fine gift shop full of unique... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2018
Baltimore, Maryland
What it must have been like...

It’s wonderful that the Art Society was able to purchase this mansion so long ago and keep it... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
La Center, Washington
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Nov 13, 2018
“Great Special Exhibits”
Nov 5, 2017
“What it must have been like...”
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8 Hooper St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3213
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Always sponsoring great art exhibits throughout the house with a fine gift shop full of unique artistic treasures. A great place to stop by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michaelbosse
Reviewed November 5, 2017

It’s wonderful that the Art Society was able to purchase this mansion so long ago and keep it maintained for the public to see. This is a beautiful piece of history. The rooms with current art displayed is an added bonus. It would have been...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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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...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank traveler19562015
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.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ncga2r
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...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank mjme11
Reviewed April 20, 2012

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

2  Thank MWSurrey
Reviewed January 19, 2012

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

Date of experience: December 2011
3  Thank Michael C
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.

Date of experience: December 2011
1  Thank reppop
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