The Patton Family in New England Tour chronicles the life and legacy of one of America’s premier military families who resided here on Boston’s North Shore. On the tour, you will see four rooms within the Patton Homestead that are filled with military memorabilia, family heirlooms, photography, books, and papers that comprise a collection known as the Patton Family Archives. These Archives are also an untapped, unparalleled resource regarding the service and sacrifice of Maj. Gen. Patton and his troops during the Korean and Vietnam Wars and that of his wife, Joanne Holbrook Patton, on the home front.
Guided tours are offered at select dates and times and are available only by advanced online reservation through the Wenham Museum. Tours are approximately 90 minutes in length and include time for questions. Payment is required at the time of booking.
Tours are $15.00 for members of the Wenham Museum and $20.00 for nonmembers. Active Military and Veteran tour tickets are $10.00. Tour tickets also and include General Admission to the museum’s main location at 132 Main Street, Wenham, Massachusetts.
GroupsGroup tours are available for parties of 6 or more on a mutually agreeable date at time. We kindly ask for two weeks lead time for scheduling groups. Please contact the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org or (978) 468-2377, ext. 113 to inquire.
Parking & AccessibilityPublic parking is available in gravel lot located next to the Homestead. There is an incline to walk from the parking lot to the Homestead. We regret that at this time, the Archives and the Homestead are not fully handicapped accessible. Restrooms are available within the Homestead.
Tour LocationPaton Family ArchivesPatton Homestead650 Asbury Street, Hamilton, MA
The Wenham Museum owns and operates the Patton Family Archives. The museum leases space within the Patton Homestead to display the Archives.
Inclement WeatherPlease be aware that in the event of inclement weather, the tours may be cancelled and rescheduled for a later date. The museum will contact you.
Happens on the following Dates:
Oct 26, 2023, 10:30am to 12:00pm EDT
Nov 2, 2023, 10:30am to 12:00pm EDT
Nov 7, 2023, 10:30am to 12:00pm EDT
Nov 12, 2023, 2:00pm to 3:30pm EDT