Resembling a medieval fortress, Hammond Castle in Gloucester, Massachusetts is now a spectacular, riverside museum. Offering a variety of tours, exhibits and events, the museum is a must-visit attraction if you're in the area.
Hammond Castle is also available to rent as a castle wedding venue – with up to 120 guests able to attend outdoor weddings (95 indoors).
From the Hammond Castle website:
“Hammond Castle Museum is a unique treasure on the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts. It was constructed between the years 1926 to 1929, by inventor John Hays Hammond, Jr. to serve as his residence. Its architectural style is that of a medieval castle, and was custom built to encompass his private collection of artifacts spanning from ancient Rome through the Renaissance.
Visitors are welcome to explore the many rooms of the castle with its medieval architecture and artifacts, as well as enjoy the beauty of the castle grounds and view of the Atlantic shore line. In addition, the Museum offers a number of educational programs and prearranged tour opportunities for school and tour groups”.
80 Hesperus Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930, United States
Photos: © www.hammondcastle.org
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