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
HAMMOND CASTLE MUSEUM
is now CLOSED for the winter season. We re-open May 2015.
If you are interested in booking a group tour or speaking to someone about a wedding or corporate rental just call (978) 283-2081, leave us a message and someone will call you back.
See our special events page for 2014 Halloween information.
PLEASE REMEMBER THAT PROPERTY ADJACENT TO HAMMOND MUSEUM IS PRIVATE. DO NOT TRESPASS OR PARK ON PRIVATE PROPERTY FOR ANY REASON. HAMMOND MUSEUM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE AS TO WHAT MAY HAPPEN TO YOU OR IF YOUR CAR IS TOWED.
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. If you walk down from our parking lot you must be able to walk back up the stairs to the lot. Thank you.