The museum can only be experienced by guided tour. Tours last approximately 30-45 minutes, and include six rooms over three floors. The house is only accessible by stairs.

Tours are offered on the hour from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The last tour is at 4:00 p.m.

Regular Season

April 1 - October 31
Open Tuesday through Saturday

Winter Season

November 1 - March 31
Open Thursday through Saturday



Adults: $10
Children 12 and under: Free

Special themed tours and group tours by appointment.
Please call 617-227-6993 to reserve.

We are proud to be a Distinctive Destination of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. We welcome all National Trust members to receive 2-for-1 admission when visiting our site. Please visit theĀ NTHP website for more information.

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The Nichols House Museum
55 Mount Vernon Street
Boston, MA 02108

*Please note: If you are using a GPS device, please confirm your destination as 55 Mount Vernon Street in Boston, not Dorchester.

  1. Take the Green Line to the Park Street stop.
  2. Follow Park Street toward the Massachusetts State House to Beacon Street.
  3. Follow Beacon Street until you reach Walnut Street on your right.
  4. Follow Walnut Street, turn right on Mount Vernon Street. The museum is #55.

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