Town and Country: Gardens of Old Newbury

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Museum of Old Newbury

98 High Street

Newburyport, MA 01950

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2017 marks the 140th anniversary of the Museum of Old Newbury's founding, and the 38th anniversary of its signature garden tour. This weekend-long event offers access to a selection of beautiful private gardens throughout the historic Newburys, and includes a number of events at the Museum of Old Newbury.

Schedule of Events

10am-4pm, Saturday & Sunday

Town and Country Gardens of Old Newbury: Tour nine of the Newburys' loveliest gardens in town and country settings, all within a short drive of one another. A program book and map will be provided at your first stop.

Cushing House Open House: Explore a historic ship captain’s home and experience 400 years of local history

Perkins Mint Open House: See the building where New England currency was printed in the early 1800s

Gardening Talks
11:00am in the Perkins Mint, located on the museum's campus at 98 High Street

Saturday , June 10 11:00am
Water Conservation in Your Garden with Ted Angelakis, Water Superintendent, City of Newburyport

Sunday, June 11 11:00am
Oh Honey! Beekeeping at Home with Jane and Rob Wild, beekeepers

10am-4pm, Saturday & Sunday

Museum of Old Newbury Plant Sale Enhance your garden with a wide variety of beautiful plants

Gilded Horse Boutique Shop the Gilded Horse for antique and contemporary treasures for home and garden, as well as local history and gardening books

2017 Gardens

  • 98 High Street, Newburyport--Cushing Garden

  • 6 Fruit Street, Newburyport--Sales & Savage Garden

  • 57 Boardman Street, Newburyport--Minehan & Schmakel Garden

  • 28 Winter Street, Newburyport--John Harbut House and Garden

  • 185 High Street, Newburyport--John Allyne Otis House and Garden

  • Emery Lane, West Newbury--Nourishing the North Shore

  • 23 Johnson Street, Newburyport--Gamble Family Garden

  • 30 Oak Street, Newburyport--Karen and Al Houston Garden

  • 229 Water Street, Newburyport--A Garden on Joppa Flats

Tickets may be purchased by cash or check at any of these gardens during the tour. Credit cards can only be accepted at the Cushing Garden, 98 High Street; we recommend beginning your day here. The tour can be completed at your own pace throughout the weekend.

Tickets are valid both Saturday & Sunday, June 10 & 11
10am-4pm Daily
Rain or Shine, no refunds
Early Bird Tickets (through May 31): $25
General Admission: $30

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Museum of Old Newbury

98 High Street

Newburyport, MA 01950

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