Explore this Gilded Age family “cottage” with a guide who will share family stories and tell you about how Naumkeag was built, who visited, and how the family used the house. Visit the public spaces and the family and guest bedrooms, as well as behind-the-scenes spaces like Joseph Choate's office. Learn how the family entertained their guests, and why they built Naumkeag as a place of refuge and retreat.
The house is not wheelchair accessible, and the tour involves climbing stairs. Tours run hourly, starting on the half hour; the last tour starts at 3:30. Tours are about 40 minutes long.
Private group tours available for 5 - 10 people with advance reservations and a non-refundable fee, if booked at least 48 hours in advance. For more information, call 413.298.8138.