A composed suit of replica
Medieval Armor which includes a medieval kite shield, two war axes, and
the suit's helmet represents a pig face basinet a style of helmet worn
in 15th century France.
Medieval store front in Museum
courtyard composed of a first floor meat market and a second floor wine
merchant's house. This composed building was found by Dr. Hammond in one
of his trips to southern France.
The Burmese manuscript chest
in one of the castles Great Hall alcoves was a gift to Hammond from his
sister, and once contained his most valuable treasure which now is shown
in a case adjacent to this chest.
The console of the Hammond
pipe organ located in the Great Hall.
A view from the top of the
Museum's Great Hall showing the Rose window and pipe organ in the distance.
A Rose Window such as the style favored by Mrs. Hammond from her extensive glass collection.
A detailed photograph of
that window showing Angels playing musical instruments. This window frames
the pipe organ end of the Castle's Great Hall and provides color to its
by Richard Hydren, Museum photographer
80 Hesperus Ave.
Gloucester, MA 01930
We are now open Saturdays and Sundays only 10 AM to 4 PM until after Memorial Day weekend when we will be open for the summer Tuesdays thru Sundays 10 AM to 4 PM, closed MONDAYS including national Holidays.
Hammond Castle Museum will be CLOSED the following National Holidays: MEMORIAL DAY, JULY 4, LABOR DAY, COLUMBUS DAY
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To do COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY or WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY on our property or in our castle please speak to our Director of Functions as it is NOT permitted without paying a fee. To arrange a commercial or wedding shoot please phone 978-283-2081. Thank you.
As much as we would like to be otherwise Hammond Castle Museum being a very old historic structure is NOT handicapped accessible. There are stairs entering the property from our parking lot, and numerous stairs once you are inside. Please bear this in mind before planning a visit. Thank you.