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. 

 

Function Rentals
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.

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