The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum is pleased to be open and we’ve prepared for your visit!
Visitors are asked:
*To schedule their visit to the Museum House by phone or on line;
*To wear a mask at the Museum;
*To physically distance while on Museum property;
*To stay home if experiencing symptoms of the virus.
We look forward to your visit!
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
Check out our Summer 2020 events!
Given the evolving regulations for a safe reopening of the state, these programs are subject to change. They may be rescheduled, or go virtual. Check back frequently for the most current information.
Looking to plan a special event in a beautiful garden setting? Call the museum for more information on our unique facility. [read more]
The Rose Garden
Visit our grounds any time for a look at over 350 rose bushes, as well as our exquisite boxwood garden and historic pergola.