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Marblehead Museum

170 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3340
+1 781-631-1768
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JOJ Frost art not to be missed

Rotating exhibits are great deep dives into various parts of Marblehead's long and various history... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
McLean, Virginia
Not a lot to see, but go

They are in the process of revamping this museum, and the people we talked to there were really... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
Kay M
Augusta, GA
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The Marblehead Museum consists of three properties: The J.O.J. Frost Gallery & Carolyn Lynch Education Center, The Jeremiah Lee Mansion, and The Civil War & G.A.R. Museum. There is also a rotating exhibit in the main building at 170 Washington Street.
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21 Mar 2016
“JOJ Frost art not to be missed”
17 Feb 2016
“Not a lot to see, but go”
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170 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3340
+1 781-631-1768

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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Rotating exhibits are great deep dives into various parts of Marblehead's long and various history, but my favorite part of this museum is the JOJ Frost artwork upstairs. It's unlike anything you've ever seen and provides a raw look at what growing up in Marblehead...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

They are in the process of revamping this museum, and the people we talked to there were really nice, welcoming and full of energy about the museum. Most of what they have is art by J.O.J. Frost who didn't start painting until his 70s. We...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Came to visit this light house again in Marblehead. Then there is a nice walk and beautiful view of the ocean/ Loved it as always.

Thank Dibird50
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I know I have to renew my membership and it comes along with some pretty nice perks as well. There is a Garden Party held on the Jeremiah Lee Mansion Grounds with all the members-very nice. Plants sales, visit other lovely homes in Marblehead as...More

Thank Roberta L
Reviewed 14 November 2014

There were two impressive exhibits on when I visited; one featured antique toys and a fairly extensive collection of the folk art of J.O.J. Frost. Both the docent and one of the administrative employees were exceedingly friendly and more than happy to give a tour...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Great little museum with a very friendly docent! The spirit of '76 painting is a "must see"; but don't miss the many paintings of historic sailboats, including photos of the ships dedicated to Marblehead, and very rare photos of the first flight in the US...More

Thank Lantirn01
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Inside Abbott Hall. The original 'Spirit of 1776' painting is here. A great museum for those interested in American History, especially the U.S.Navy. The ladies in the gift shop are a treasure trove of information-and the nicest, funniest women!

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 13 September 2014

Old Town in Marblehead is the area of Washington Street, down the hill from Abbot Hall. It has narrow walkways, little shops (gifts/clothing/furniture/ beach&nautical items), historic homes and buildings.

Thank Cyndy C
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Coming from Sydney, Australia on our first visit to Boston, we decided to stay at the Boston Yacht Club as a reciprocal 'sister" club to the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron (which also has nice accomodation available) even though Marblehead is some 45 minutes by bus...More

Thank maxpress1
Reviewed 20 June 2014

The Marblehead Museum always has a great rotating exhibit regarding an aspect of Marblehead history in its front gallery on the first floor. Upstairs is the fantastic gallery of JOJ Frost paintings that are well worth the visit for children and adults alike. Across the...More

Thank ATDtraveler
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David C
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Response from Cyndy C | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I agree with the previous post. I am not a resident of Marblehead, however I am a visitor during the months of July-Sept. You will fall in love with this quaint coastal community!