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Hammond Castle Museum

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80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
(978) 283-2080 https://www.hammondcastle.org

October 2021

Hammond & Horror – A Temporary Exhibit

October 31, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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This Halloween season, Hammond Castle Museum is exploring John Hays Hammond, Jr's sci-fi genre writings. In conjunction with the "Creature Feature" live performances, the Museum is also offering "Hammond and Horror: A Temporary Exhibit" featuring select pieces of Hammond’s horror-genre writings maintained within our archival collection.

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November 2021

Knights, Maidens & Moor: Broadway at the Castle

November 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on November 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Hammond Castle Museum as Hello Friends Productions brings Knights, Maidens and Moor to their Great Hall with a cabaret of Broadway songs all relating to life in a castle or to the many famous guests Hammond entertained. With two Masters of Ceremony for the evening, you will be humming along to classics like Gershwin, Disney and more.

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Knights, Maidens & Moor: Broadway at the Castle

November 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on November 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Hammond Castle Museum as Hello Friends Productions brings Knights, Maidens and Moor to their Great Hall with a cabaret of Broadway songs all relating to life in a castle or to the many famous guests Hammond entertained. With two Masters of Ceremony for the evening, you will be humming along to classics like Gershwin, Disney and more.

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Knights, Maidens & Moor: Broadway at the Castle

November 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on November 6, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 7, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Hammond Castle Museum as Hello Friends Productions brings Knights, Maidens and Moor to their Great Hall with a cabaret of Broadway songs all relating to life in a castle or to the many famous guests Hammond entertained. With two Masters of Ceremony for the evening, you will be humming along to classics like Gershwin, Disney and more.

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Fall Movie Series at Hammond Castle Museum

November 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Hammond Castle Museum is once again teaming up with Cape Ann Cinema as we present a “ Fall Movie Series”  of four classic movies. Internationally acclaimed silent film live accompanist, Peter Krasinski returns to perform during three silent movies this season. Doors open at 6:45 pm and the show begins at 7:00 pm. Parking is always free.

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Fall Movie Series at Hammond Castle Museum

November 21, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Hammond Castle Museum is once again teaming up with Cape Ann Cinema as we present a “ Fall Movie Series”  of four classic movies. Internationally acclaimed silent film live accompanist, Peter Krasinski returns to perform during three silent movies this season. Doors open at 6:45 pm and the show begins at 7:00 pm. Parking is always free.

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Holiday Illumination & Community Open House

November 26, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Hammond Castle Museum to celebrate the holiday season with an open house and the Lighting of the Castle for all Cape Ann residents! Enjoy complimentary self-guided tours and see the museum decorated for their Deck The Halls annual holiday celebration.

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Santa Letter Drop Off & Meet and Greet

November 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Hammond Castle Museum is hosting a special POP-UP Post Office for your little ones to send their Christmas wishes directly to Santa in the North Pole! Join them as they host Santa’s very own elves to personally deliver the parcel of letters! To make this event even more exciting, the Museum is teaming up with Ice Queen Cosplay Princess Parties and will feature a dozen of the most popular characters. Each child will place their letters in the special mailbox,…

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December 2021

Candlelight Tours of Hammond Castle Museum

December 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Immerse yourself in a seaside castle dressed for the holidays and aglow in candlelight!

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Firebird Pops Orchestra Presents: Christmas at the Castle

December 11, 2021 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on December 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Hammond Castle Museum for one of Boston's Newest Orchestras this weekend for an evening of Holiday Chamber Music in a setting unlike any other – the Hammond Castle Museum Great Hall on the beautiful Gloucester coast. 

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Firebird Pops Orchestra Presents: Christmas at the Castle

December 12, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on December 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Hammond Castle Museum for one of Boston's Newest Orchestras this weekend for an evening of Holiday Chamber Music in a setting unlike any other – the Hammond Castle Museum Great Hall on the beautiful Gloucester coast. 

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Candlelight Tours of Hammond Castle Museum

December 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Immerse yourself in a seaside castle dressed for the holidays and aglow in candlelight!

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Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration Guided & Self-Guided Tours

December 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with Hammond Castle Museum! Invited local florists and interior designers to sponsor a room, have deck its halls and trimmed a tree. You won't want to miss it! The museum offers guided and self-guided tours. On these tours will provide you with a contextualized history of John and Irene Hammond, John’s life work as one of the nation’s most prolific inventors, and the various historical artifacts and architectural elements throughout the Museum.

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Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration Guided & Self-Guided Tours

December 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with Hammond Castle Museum! Invited local florists and interior designers to sponsor a room, have deck its halls and trimmed a tree. You won't want to miss it! The museum offers guided and self-guided tours. On these tours will provide you with a contextualized history of John and Irene Hammond, John’s life work as one of the nation’s most prolific inventors, and the various historical artifacts and architectural elements throughout the Museum.

Find out more »

Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration Guided & Self-Guided Tours

December 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with Hammond Castle Museum! Invited local florists and interior designers to sponsor a room, have deck its halls and trimmed a tree. You won't want to miss it! The museum offers guided and self-guided tours. On these tours will provide you with a contextualized history of John and Irene Hammond, John’s life work as one of the nation’s most prolific inventors, and the various historical artifacts and architectural elements throughout the Museum.

Find out more »

Candlelight Tours of Hammond Castle Museum

December 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Immerse yourself in a seaside castle dressed for the holidays and aglow in candlelight!

Find out more »

Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration Guided & Self-Guided Tours

December 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with Hammond Castle Museum! Invited local florists and interior designers to sponsor a room, have deck its halls and trimmed a tree. You won't want to miss it! The museum offers guided and self-guided tours. On these tours will provide you with a contextualized history of John and Irene Hammond, John’s life work as one of the nation’s most prolific inventors, and the various historical artifacts and architectural elements throughout the Museum.

Find out more »

Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration Guided & Self-Guided Tours

December 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with Hammond Castle Museum! Invited local florists and interior designers to sponsor a room, have deck its halls and trimmed a tree. You won't want to miss it! The museum offers guided and self-guided tours. On these tours will provide you with a contextualized history of John and Irene Hammond, John’s life work as one of the nation’s most prolific inventors, and the various historical artifacts and architectural elements throughout the Museum.

Find out more »

Candlelight Tours of Hammond Castle Museum

December 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 30, 2021

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Immerse yourself in a seaside castle dressed for the holidays and aglow in candlelight!

Find out more »

Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration Guided & Self-Guided Tours

December 31, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with Hammond Castle Museum! Invited local florists and interior designers to sponsor a room, have deck its halls and trimmed a tree. You won't want to miss it! The museum offers guided and self-guided tours. On these tours will provide you with a contextualized history of John and Irene Hammond, John’s life work as one of the nation’s most prolific inventors, and the various historical artifacts and architectural elements throughout the Museum.

Find out more »

January 2022

Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration Guided & Self-Guided Tours

January 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with Hammond Castle Museum! Invited local florists and interior designers to sponsor a room, have deck its halls and trimmed a tree. You won't want to miss it! The museum offers guided and self-guided tours. On these tours will provide you with a contextualized history of John and Irene Hammond, John’s life work as one of the nation’s most prolific inventors, and the various historical artifacts and architectural elements throughout the Museum.

Find out more »

Deck The Halls Holiday Celebration Guided & Self-Guided Tours

January 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Celebrate the holiday season with Hammond Castle Museum! Invited local florists and interior designers to sponsor a room, have deck its halls and trimmed a tree. You won't want to miss it! The museum offers guided and self-guided tours. On these tours will provide you with a contextualized history of John and Irene Hammond, John’s life work as one of the nation’s most prolific inventors, and the various historical artifacts and architectural elements throughout the Museum.

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March 2022

Protection: Art Installation by Sarah Dineen

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Abstract artist Sarah Dineen has amassed an army of painted helmets, shields, tubes, and microphone-trees lining the Great Hall of Hammond Castle Museum. Working in multiples to magnify the uncanny human and industrial presence of each form, she uses abstraction to suggest familiarity while leaving open to the viewer the possibilities of their own imagination.

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Protection: Art Installation by Sarah Dineen

March 20 @ 10:00 am - March 27 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until March 30, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Abstract artist Sarah Dineen has amassed an army of painted helmets, shields, tubes, and microphone-trees lining the Great Hall of Hammond Castle Museum. Working in multiples to magnify the uncanny human and industrial presence of each form, she uses abstraction to suggest familiarity while leaving open to the viewer the possibilities of their own imagination.

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Protection: Art Installation by Sarah Dineen

March 28 @ 10:00 am - March 30 @ 5:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Abstract artist Sarah Dineen has amassed an army of painted helmets, shields, tubes, and microphone-trees lining the Great Hall of Hammond Castle Museum. Working in multiples to magnify the uncanny human and industrial presence of each form, she uses abstraction to suggest familiarity while leaving open to the viewer the possibilities of their own imagination.

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April 2022

SOLD OUT | Easter Egg Hunt With The Easter Bunny at Hammond Castle Museum

April 10 @ 10:30 am
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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SOLD OUT EVENT! Bring your little ‘somebunny’ special to Hammond Castle Museum for a hopping good time! Join Hammond Castle Museum for an Easter Egg Hunt on their ocean-facing lawn and stay for a themed sing along with Ice Queen Cosplay Princess Parties and the Easter Bunny!

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Hammond Castle Museum’s Day of Puppetry!

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on March 14, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Puppets and music at a seaside castle can only mean it’s Hammond Castle Museum’s Day of Puppetry!
Bring your little ones (and not so little ones) down to the Hammond Castle Museum for a day of puppet antics, laughter and musical numbers aplenty with the Vaudeville Puppets!

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Knights & Ladies Day: The History of Heraldry at Hammond Castle Museum

April 20 @ 11:00 am
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One event on April 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Bring your little Knights and Ladies to the Hammond Castle Museum for an educational and hands-on introduction to the history of heraldry on Knights and Ladies Day! This hour-long program is geared towards 7–11-year-olds and will be held in the Great Hall of the Museum, where their imagination can run wild, just as John Hays Hammond Jr., the inventor who built the Castle intended.

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Knights & Ladies Day: The History of Heraldry at Hammond Castle Museum

April 20 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on April 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Bring your little Knights and Ladies to the Hammond Castle Museum for an educational and hands-on introduction to the history of heraldry on Knights and Ladies Day! This hour-long program is geared towards 7–11-year-olds and will be held in the Great Hall of the Museum, where their imagination can run wild, just as John Hays Hammond Jr., the inventor who built the Castle intended.

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Kids’ Free Day at Hammond Castle Museum

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Hear ye, hear ye! It has been decreed that children shall be treated like royalty as we lower the drawbridge and roll out the red carpet at Hammond Castle Museum! Let their imaginations awaken as they visit a towering medieval castle filled with antiquities, tease their senses as they try out the whispering gallery in the Library, and inspire their creativity as they glimpse the spirit and vision of one of the nation’s most prolific inventors.

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Opening Celebration At Hammond Castle Museum

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Hammond Castle Museum to celebrate its 47th Season with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and daylong celebration! 

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May 2022

Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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June 2022

Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Summer Solstice Yoga with TreeTop Yoga at Hammond Castle Museum

June 21 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$25

Join Treetop Yoga for a magical morning on the lawns of Hammond Castle overlooking our beautiful harbor. Welcome summer and start your day with an all levels flow. Set your intentions and greet the Summer Solstice with a morning meditation and yoga class. Framed exquisitely with the Atlantic Coastline to your left and Hammond Castle Museum towering above to your right, breath in all the beauty of the day as your stretch and hold. Please bring your own yoga mats…

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Falconry & the Medieval World: A Live Bird Presentation at Hammond Castle Museum

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Wingmasters offer a live bird presentation for a history-rich look at the ancient sport of Falconry. Two event times: 11:00am and 12:30pm

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Falconry & the Medieval World: A Live Bird Presentation at Hammond Castle Museum

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Wingmasters offer a live bird presentation for a history-rich look at the ancient sport of Falconry. Two event times: 11:00am and 12:30pm

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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July 2022

Firebird Pops Orchestra: Sea to Shining Sea at Hammond Castle Museum

July 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Conductor Brendan J. Kenney will lead the Pops in familiar, traditional American tunes, as well as compositions inspired by the beauty of the United States. Program highlights include chamber arrangements of popular favorites such as The Star-Spangled Banner, Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, and excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, as well as pieces that pay tribute to United States history and composers such as Balmages’s Point Lookout (A fantasy on civil war songs). This performance will take place under a…

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Movie Nights on the Lawn at Hammond Castle Museum

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join Hammond Castle Museum every Thursday night in July for family-friendly films that transport us to mystical, magical worlds - all from our seaside lawn. This season, for our second annual our Movies On The Lawn program, we present: “Worlds of Wonder at the Castle”   * July 7: Wizard of Oz * July14: Encanto * July 21: Willow * July 28: Labyrinth Doors open at 6pm, film begins at sundown (approx. 8pm.) Bring a blanket and a carry in/carry out picnic…

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Movie Nights on the Lawn at Hammond Castle Museum

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Join Hammond Castle Museum every Thursday night in July for family-friendly films that transport us to mystical, magical worlds - all from our seaside lawn. This season, for our second annual our Movies On The Lawn program, we present: “Worlds of Wonder at the Castle”   * July 7: Wizard of Oz * July14: Encanto * July 21: Willow * July 28: Labyrinth Doors open at 6pm, film begins at sundown (approx. 8pm.) Bring a blanket and a carry in/carry out picnic…

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Movie Nights on the Lawn at Hammond Castle Museum

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Join Hammond Castle Museum every Thursday night in July for family-friendly films that transport us to mystical, magical worlds - all from our seaside lawn. This season, for our second annual our Movies On The Lawn program, we present: “Worlds of Wonder at the Castle”   * July 7: Wizard of Oz * July14: Encanto * July 21: Willow * July 28: Labyrinth Doors open at 6pm, film begins at sundown (approx. 8pm.) Bring a blanket and a carry in/carry out picnic…

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Morning Yoga at the Castle with TreeTop Yoga

July 27 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$90

Treetop is excited to once again partner with the Hammond Castle Museum for an outdoor yoga series overlooking our beautiful harbor. Framed exquisitely with the Atlantic Coastline to your left and Hammond Castle Museum towering above to your right, breath in all the beauty of the day as you flow and find peace. Please bring your own yoga mats, towels and water. Don't forget the sun screen. Class happens rain or shine: In the event of inclement weather, we will…

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Bubbles & Books Storytime at Hammond Castle Museum

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $10

Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. There will be multiple bubble machines blowing hundreds of bubbles! We’ll also have coloring, snacks and music.

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Movie Nights on the Lawn at Hammond Castle Museum

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until July 29, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Join Hammond Castle Museum every Thursday night in July for family-friendly films that transport us to mystical, magical worlds - all from our seaside lawn. This season, for our second annual our Movies On The Lawn program, we present: “Worlds of Wonder at the Castle”   * July 7: Wizard of Oz * July14: Encanto * July 21: Willow * July 28: Labyrinth Doors open at 6pm, film begins at sundown (approx. 8pm.) Bring a blanket and a carry in/carry out picnic…

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The History of Medieval Arms & Armor at Hammond Castle Museum

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$10 – $25

This hour-long presentation will cover the evolution of armor and weapons throughout the Middle Ages as well as the science behind their construction and use.

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The History of Medieval Arms & Armor at Hammond Castle Museum

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$10 – $25

This hour-long presentation will cover the evolution of armor and weapons throughout the Middle Ages as well as the science behind their construction and use.

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August 2022

Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Morning Yoga at the Castle with TreeTop Yoga

August 3 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$90

Treetop is excited to once again partner with the Hammond Castle Museum for an outdoor yoga series overlooking our beautiful harbor. Framed exquisitely with the Atlantic Coastline to your left and Hammond Castle Museum towering above to your right, breath in all the beauty of the day as you flow and find peace. Please bring your own yoga mats, towels and water. Don't forget the sun screen. Class happens rain or shine: In the event of inclement weather, we will…

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Bubbles & Books Storytime at Hammond Castle Museum

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $10

Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. There will be multiple bubble machines blowing hundreds of bubbles! We’ll also have coloring, snacks and music.

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Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours

August 4
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 1, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 29, 2022 at 12:00 am

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours return on select Thursday evenings in August and September.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

August 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

Find out more »

Morning Yoga at the Castle with TreeTop Yoga

August 10 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$90

Treetop is excited to once again partner with the Hammond Castle Museum for an outdoor yoga series overlooking our beautiful harbor. Framed exquisitely with the Atlantic Coastline to your left and Hammond Castle Museum towering above to your right, breath in all the beauty of the day as you flow and find peace. Please bring your own yoga mats, towels and water. Don't forget the sun screen. Class happens rain or shine: In the event of inclement weather, we will…

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Bubbles & Books Storytime at Hammond Castle Museum

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $10

Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. There will be multiple bubble machines blowing hundreds of bubbles! We’ll also have coloring, snacks and music.

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Renaissance Music Days at Hammond Castle Museum

August 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Penniless Jacks, Harper & Minstrel and the Ladies of Integrity, Aristocracy, Repute and Society (L.I.A.R.S) join us on Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th for two full days of medieval, Renaissance and Celtic music.

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Renaissance Music Days at Hammond Castle Museum

August 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 14, 2022 at 9:30 am

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

The Penniless Jacks, Harper & Minstrel and the Ladies of Integrity, Aristocracy, Repute and Society (L.I.A.R.S) join us on Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th for two full days of medieval, Renaissance and Celtic music.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

Find out more »

Morning Yoga at the Castle with TreeTop Yoga

August 17 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 17, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$90

Treetop is excited to once again partner with the Hammond Castle Museum for an outdoor yoga series overlooking our beautiful harbor. Framed exquisitely with the Atlantic Coastline to your left and Hammond Castle Museum towering above to your right, breath in all the beauty of the day as you flow and find peace. Please bring your own yoga mats, towels and water. Don't forget the sun screen. Class happens rain or shine: In the event of inclement weather, we will…

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Bubbles & Books Storytime at Hammond Castle Museum

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $10

Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. There will be multiple bubble machines blowing hundreds of bubbles! We’ll also have coloring, snacks and music.

Find out more »

Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours

August 18
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 1, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 29, 2022 at 12:00 am

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours return on select Thursday evenings in August and September.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

Find out more »

Bubbles & Books Storytime at Hammond Castle Museum

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $10

Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. There will be multiple bubble machines blowing hundreds of bubbles! We’ll also have coloring, snacks and music.

Find out more »

Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Bubbles & Books Storytime at Hammond Castle Museum

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 31, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $10

Feel free to bring a blanket for your little one to cuddle with while we enjoy some classic prince and princess stories and explore lesser known favorites too. There will be multiple bubble machines blowing hundreds of bubbles! We’ll also have coloring, snacks and music.

Find out more »

September 2022

Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours

September 1
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 1, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 29, 2022 at 12:00 am

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours return on select Thursday evenings in August and September.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Sketch Class with Slow River Studio at Hammond Castle Museum

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 4, 2022 at 10:00 am

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$15

Slow River Studio caters to all skill sets, teaching artistic skills and creative confidence in every class.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours

September 15
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 1, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 29, 2022 at 12:00 am

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours return on select Thursday evenings in August and September.

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Firebird Pops Orchestra: Film Night at Hammond Castle Museum

September 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$40 – $50

The Firebird Pops Orchestra presents creative arrangements of beloved film music against the magical backdrop of Gloucester’s historic Hammond Castle Museum.

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Psychic Readings & Spirit Exploration

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$50 – $65

Join Hammond Castle Museum as they bring together a group of well-known psychic readers, mediums, and spiritual consultants to offer readings for enlightenment, healing, and inspiration. They will also offer romantic relationship readings for singles or couples. This type of reading offers unquantifiable guidance and insights into your love life. Thirty minute Individual Readings and thirty minute Couple’s Relationship readings are both $50. Thirty minute Spirit Mediumship Readings are $65.00 each. The cover charge is $8 per guest. Ticket holders…

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours

September 29
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 18, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 1, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 15, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on September 29, 2022 at 12:00 am

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Candlelight & Spiritualism Tours return on select Thursday evenings in August and September.

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October 2022

Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map

Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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The Masquerade of Abbadia Mare: Inspired by the Tales of Edgar Allan Poe.

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 28, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
+ Google Map
$25

In the days following the 1929 crash of the stock market, on Halloween night, John Hays Hammond Jr. invites a close circle of intimate friends and fellow members of high society to his newly constructed castle for a grand masquerade. Fridays this October, Hammond Castle Museum presents: The Masquerade of Abbadia Mare. Step back in time and join Hammond’s guests for a Halloween night of terror and the macabre inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Set in the…

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Brotherhood of the Arrow & Sword: A Medieval Reenactment Group

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 9, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$4 – $10.

The Brotherhood of the Arrow and Sword is an educational-based medieval reenactment group dedicated to the presentation and practice of historical European martial arts and other facets of medieval life. Their armored fight demos are high energy and entertaining. The Brotherhood will speak about life on the battlefield and present an armored fight demo, as well as a host a discussion on archery and its history. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children, and little ones 4 and under…

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Brotherhood of the Arrow & Sword: A Medieval Reenactment Group

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$4 – $10.

The Brotherhood of the Arrow and Sword is an educational-based medieval reenactment group dedicated to the presentation and practice of historical European martial arts and other facets of medieval life. Their armored fight demos are high energy and entertaining. The Brotherhood will speak about life on the battlefield and present an armored fight demo, as well as a host a discussion on archery and its history. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children, and little ones 4 and under…

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror & Live Accompaniment by Peter Krasinski at Hammond Castle Museum

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$20

7 - 9pm Doors open at 6:30pm Join us in the Great Hall as internationally acclaimed, silent film live accompanist, Peter Krasinski returns to accompany the classic, silent horror film Nosferatu on Hammond's original 1920s Chickering & Son's piano. General admission is $20. Concessions will be available for purchase. This program is generously sponsored by Institution for Savings.

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The Masquerade of Abbadia Mare: Inspired by the Tales of Edgar Allan Poe.

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 28, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$25

In the days following the 1929 crash of the stock market, on Halloween night, John Hays Hammond Jr. invites a close circle of intimate friends and fellow members of high society to his newly constructed castle for a grand masquerade. Fridays this October, Hammond Castle Museum presents: The Masquerade of Abbadia Mare. Step back in time and join Hammond’s guests for a Halloween night of terror and the macabre inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Set in the…

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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The Masquerade of Abbadia Mare: Inspired by the Tales of Edgar Allan Poe.

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 28, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$25

In the days following the 1929 crash of the stock market, on Halloween night, John Hays Hammond Jr. invites a close circle of intimate friends and fellow members of high society to his newly constructed castle for a grand masquerade. Fridays this October, Hammond Castle Museum presents: The Masquerade of Abbadia Mare. Step back in time and join Hammond’s guests for a Halloween night of terror and the macabre inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Set in the…

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Hammond Castle Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Gloucester Gratis Days: Tuesdays Gloucester Residents Enjoy Free, Self-Guided Tours
Every Tuesday From May 3 through October 25th
In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr’s original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
There are paid self-guided tours and guided tours available for visitors, offered daily! Visit hammondcastle.org/visiting-the-castle to learn more.

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Silent Horror Film Phantom of the Opera with Live Accompaniment by Peter Krasinski at Hammond Castle Museum

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$20

Wednesday, October 26th 7 - 9pm Doors open at 6:30pm Join us in the Great Hall as internationally acclaimed, silent film live accompanist, Peter Krasinski returns to accompany the classic, silent horror film Phantom of the Opera on Hammond's original 1920s Chickering & Son's piano. General admission is $20. Concessions will be available for purchase. This program is generously sponsored by Institution for Savings.

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Trick or Treat at Hammond Castle Museum

October 27 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$10

What better place to trick or treat than at an old seaside castle? We have everything you need to ignite your child’s imagination: a drawbridge, spiral staircase, and a Great Hall We will have spooky music, multiple trick or treat stations inside the castle and bubbles, snacks, and a craft at the 13th Century arches. You bring the scary costumes. Timed Trick or Treat sessions will last approximately 15 minutes with five treat stations set up within the Castle starting…

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The Masquerade of Abbadia Mare: Inspired by the Tales of Edgar Allan Poe.

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Friday, repeating until October 28, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$25

In the days following the 1929 crash of the stock market, on Halloween night, John Hays Hammond Jr. invites a close circle of intimate friends and fellow members of high society to his newly constructed castle for a grand masquerade. Fridays this October, Hammond Castle Museum presents: The Masquerade of Abbadia Mare. Step back in time and join Hammond’s guests for a Halloween night of terror and the macabre inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Set in the…

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November 2022

Game Night: Tabletop Gaming at Hammond Castle Museum

November 25 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$15

For the first time ever, we are releasing "Hammond Naval Warfare," a game of naval strategy designed by our founder, inventor John Hays Hammond Jr. And, not only can you play the game, but all ticket holders will be entered in a raffle to win their own game. We will also have a wide variety of other great games for players, available on a first come, first serve basis, including but not limited to: Dixit, Risk, Fluxx, Munchkin, Chess (Lord…

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Holiday Lights & Illumination Celebration with the Jambalaya Horns

November 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

Join us for a free community event as local-favorite the Jambalaya Horns kicks off the season of light and hope with joyous holiday favorites here at Hammond Castle Museum, starting at 6pm. (This concert will be held outdoors, in front of our 12th and 13th Century Arches. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be held inside, in the Museum’s Great Hall.) Holiday lights will be cast upon our majestic castle and romantic arches, creating a magical holiday scene…

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December 2022

Deck The Halls By Candlelight at Hammond Castle Museum

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 29, 2022

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$20

Thursdays, December 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 Tours begin at 6pm, 7pm & 8pm Tickets at: https://bit.ly/3zTUqXD Join us for our 4th annual Deck The Halls holiday celebration. Hammond Castle Museum will be dressed for the holidays inside and out. Begin your evening as you come upon our holiday illumination where holiday lights set the castle and our iconic arches aglow. Then, enter the Museum and enjoy the spirit of the holidays with Christmas Trees in nearly every room,…

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Sketch Class with Slow River Studio at Hammond Castle Museum

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 4, 2022 at 10:00 am

Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Ave
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$15

Slow River Studio caters to all skill sets, teaching artistic skills and creative confidence in every class.

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