To Have and To Hold: Family Weddings Remembered
Now on Exhibition


Click here to be added to our mailing list!

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


Calendar of Events
Check out our Summer 2019 events!

Function Rentals
Looking to plan a special event in a beautiful garden setting? Call the museum for more information on venue rentals [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.

The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Web Design By New Bedford Internet