Operating Hours & Seasons

Currently, the site is closed for the season.


The site is seasonally closed from October 29, 2018 through mid-May, 2019. During the off-season, guided tours of the house are available Monday-Friday by appointment only. Weekend reservations are not available. To ensure staff availability, please make your reservation at least two weeks in advance by calling us at 617-566-7937 or sending us an e-mail. Should you email us, please indicate the desired date of your visit, morning or afternoon preference, number of people in your group, and provide a contact telephone number.

During the winter months, hazardous road conditions may result in the need to close the site. Should your tour be on a day that the site closes, we will contact you in advance to reschedule. For a listing of current blackout dates, please visit the "Alerts" section on our homepage.

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Open Season:

From mid-May 2019 through October, the site is open Wednesday through Sunday 9:30-5:00. Guided tours are offered on the hour and half hour starting at 10:00 a.m. and the last departs at 3:30 p.m. Tours are free- of-charge and last approximately a half an hour. Should you prefer a self-guided option, please visit during one of our Open Houses from 12:00-1:00 and 4:00-5:00. Self-guided tours are not available, when guided tours are in progress. Reservations are not needed, or made, for groups fewer than five as tours are offered first-come-first-served. For groups of five or more, please call or email us to make a reservation.

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Visitors stand; a man leans in to see a photo during a backyard talk given by a ranger.
Ranger David presents a backyard talk during the summer season.


Last updated: December 10, 2018

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Mailing Address:

83 Beals Street
Brookline, MA 02446


(617) 566-7937

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