Sewall-Scripture House (right)
Built 1832
40 King Street
Rockport , Massachusetts

Museum: 2:00 – 5:00 PM Tues., Fri., and Sat.
July thru mid-Sept.
and by chance

Research Library:
9:00 AM – 1 PM Mondays year-round
except major holidays


Old Castle (fireplace, left)
Built 1711
Castle Lane
Rockport, Massachusetts


2:00 – 5:00 PM Saturdays, July and August
and by chance


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Sewall-Scripture House
Old Castle

Cost of Admission
$5.00, which includes admission to both museums.
Members and children under 12: Free.


Sewall-Scripture House
Take Route 128 North to Rockport/Gloucester, through two rotaries or traffic circles. Following signs to Rockport, continue through the second rotary to the first traffic light, which is 127 North (Eastern Avenue). Turn left onto 127, and continue for 3 miles. At the five-way intersection (Five Corners), take a hard left onto Railroad Ave. (127) towards Pigeon Cove. Continue one block on Railroad Ave., to the first street on your right, which is King Street. The Sewall-Scripture house is the granite building on the corner (40 King St.) Entrance is around the corner where Railroad Ave. turns into Granite Street.


Old Castle
Follow directions to Rockport as above. At Five Corners, take a hard left onto Railroad Ave. (127) towards Pigeon Cove. Continue for 1.6 miles (Railroad Ave. becomes Granite Avenue). Turn left onto Curtis Street. The driveway to the Old Castle (Castle Lane) will be an immediate right. Please park along Curtis Street and walk up the hill to the Old Castle. Vehicles are only allowed on Castle Lane for handicap access.


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