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It is open ot climp on some days. Great to the small kids! You can see the spit from there... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Lisa H
A fun visit during Heritage Days! Check it out

This was far more interesting than I thought it would be. The Tower is open to the public 4 days a... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
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9 Oct 2017
7 Sep 2017
330 First Parish Rd, Scituate, MA 02066-3859
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

It is open ot climp on some days. Great to the small kids! You can see the spit from there. Highlight of the year.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This was far more interesting than I thought it would be. The Tower is open to the public 4 days a year and for a small fee you can climb to the top. The views were spectacular and the bells were being played from down...More

Thank J R
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It is a beautiful old tower. It was originally just a regular water tower but Mr. Tom Lawson and his family lived near it and didn't like the looks of it. So he had covered up to a fancy tower and it is that today

Thank 915kathleeny
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The tower is only open a few times a year. There is a spiral staircase with numerous stairs so bring your energy. You may want to pack ear plugs, if the bells in the belfry ring while your up there you'll wish you had them....More

Thank crunchandmunch
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This historic structure is only opened 4 times per year. Check with Scituate Historical Society (Massachusetts) for opening dates and time.

Thank katbob101
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Just a beautiful structure. Modeled after old english site. Mr Thomas Lawson, the Copper King of Scituate had this fasade built to cover old rusting water tower. Gerat photo op..

Thank John N
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Lawson Tower is beautiful. However it is not open to the public in the winter months. Will have to go back in late spring to climb the tower.

Thank Atticus177
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The most unusual water tower in America. As interesting as its first owner. This is a spot that should be seen to be understood. His wife toured Europe and saw the fashioning of water towers. Why not Scituate. Great photographic spot

Thank DaveJoseph
Reviewed 15 May 2015

When open the Lawson Tower is one of the hidden gems of Scituate. You have to climb to the top so you can see the ocean and how the land runs down to the water. You can see Minot light as well

2  Thank jbmorgs
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This magnificent bell tower has 121 spiral wooden steps to the top, where bells are rung that play songs. The view is breathtaking. The Scituate Historical Society that manages these landmarks is a wonderful organization, as most Historical Societies are. The buildings are open only...More

4  Thank HappyTravelersfromMA
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