Welcome to The Sargent House Museum!

Hours: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 12pm – 4pm
Memorial Day through Labor Day Weekends
Admission $12.00; students (over 5-y-o) $5.00; members FREE

Group tours for 8+ persons are available throughout the year by reservation.


  • 2014 Annual Appeal IS HERE. You can donate instantly via our Donate page. Or, print a form and mail it in.

    Please give generously to support the important work of:

    - Expanding educational programs and internships for students and adults
    - Digitizing our database of museum objects and photos
    - Outreach to increase tour attendance
    - And, MORE! Thank you!

  • Middle Street Walk, Dec. 13, 2014, 11A-3P. As you stroll Middle Street during this annual holiday tradition, stop into the historic Sargent House to see this jewel of Gloucester finely decorated for the holidays. Purchase festive décor, greens, and our own holly. Check out the museum store for holiday gifts. Snack on holiday treats and enjoy our programming:
    Listen to music provided by Rockport High School musicians, led by director Nathan Cohen. Happening at 1:00PM at the UU Church (a short walk up Middle Street): “Mingling of Souls from Sorrow to Joy.” A one-act play by Jay DiPrima about Reverend John Murray and Judith Sargent Murray, featuring DiPrima and Kimberlee Cloutier-Blazzard. Suggested donation $5. Afterwards, walk with the actors to the Sargent House.


  • Have you seen our new YouTube channel? Click the image below and view a short video introduction to the House and its collections.

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  • Instantly become a Member or Donate to the SHM online via PayPal. All contributions are tax-deductible.