PLEASE NOTE THE MUSEUM AND OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 FOR THANKSGIVING. THE MUSEUM WILL BE OPEN FOR HOUSE TOURS ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23.
Built by shipwrights in 1834 for whaling merchant William Rotch Jr., the Rotch-Jones-Duff (RJD) House and Garden Museum epitomizes the “brave houses and flowery gardens” described by Herman Melville in Moby-Dick. Greek Revival in style, it was designed by architect Richard Upjohn, a founder and first president… read more
Looking to plan a special event in a beautiful garden setting? Call the museum for more information on venue rentals [read more]
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