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Open year-round on the following schedule:

Orchard House sign in Winter




April 1 - October 31

Monday - Saturday, 10:00 - 4:30

Sunday, 11:00 - 4:30

Last tour at 4:30

November 1 - March 31

Monday - Friday, 11:00 - 3:00

Last tour at 3:00

Saturday, 10:00 - 4:30     Sunday, 1:00 - 4:30

Last tour at 4:30


Closed:  Easter, Thanksgiving,

Christmas, & New Year's Day

(other days may apply at year-end)

Open at 12 noon on Patriots' Day

(3rd Monday in April)






Important information about touring Orchard House ...

  • The House is shown by guided tour only
  • Individuals or small groups/families (less than 10 persons) do not need to make reservations for guided tours
  • Tickets for the day's tours go on sale at opening and are sold on a "first come" basis (i.e., tickets cannot be sold in advance of the day you wish to tour)
  • Groups of 10 or more must make advance reservations; a $50.00 deposit is also required and applied to the total cost of the tour or refunded if notice of cancellation is received within 48 hours of your tour.  To make a reservation, click to send an email now, or phone 978.369.4118 x106 on weekdays.
  • Since town fire laws dictate the number of persons we can accommodate at any given time, and reserved groups may also occasionally limit public access, there could be a slight wait for the next available tour when you visit; we do our best to serve all visitors on a timely basis and offer many activities to occupy any wait time
  • Orchard House is handicapped accessible on the first floor; visitors with special needs or who are unable to climb stairs will be offered a variety of accommodations to enhance their tour experience

Special Programs are also available throughout the year at Orchard House.

Check our Special Events page for information on educational programs

and other unique offerings which may occur during your visit


Current Admission Rates

Adults:  $10.00

Seniors (62+ years) & College Students (w/ID):  $8.00

Youths (ages 6-17):  $5.00

Children under 6 & Members:  Free

Family Rate (2 Adults & up to 4 Youths):  $25.00




Web Visitors:

Click here to print a coupon


Group Rates:

Available only for 10 or more persons

with advance reservation and $50 deposit;
please phone (978) 369-4118 x106

to make a reservation


For more information, please phone 978.369.4118



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