The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum welcomes you for visits to our historic house and gardens this season. Reservations are not necessary, but you can help us to plan your visit by scheduling your Museum House tour on-line or by phone.  

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 2023 events!
We look forward to seeing you. [calendar]


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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