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Visit Highfield Hall & Gardens

Plan to stay an hour or a full day to view our seasonal art exhibitions, stroll through beautifully restored gardens or take a trail walk in Beebe Woods

Attend a world-class music performance, or just enjoy the serene ambiance of Highfield Hall. You can bring a picnic to enjoy on a bench in the garden or under one of the splendid beech trees on the property.

Our permanent exhibition, The Highfield Story, tells the dramatic history of Highfield Hall and traces its journey from private family enclave, to abandoned edifice, to the pride of our community.

Hours

Open seasonally for visitation, April 15 – October 31.

Tuesday – Friday, 10 AM – 4 PM

Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM, Sunday 12 PM - 4 PM

Closed on Monday except holidays.

You can explore the walking trails, historic gardens, and Music Garden on the grounds daily from dawn to dusk.

Highfield Hall is open year-round for special events, cultural programs, community use, corporate meetings and private rentals. Check our calendar to see what's happening at Highfield.

Holiday Hours

Open on Patriots' Day (April 15), Memorial Day (May 27), Labor Day (September 2), and Columbus Day (October 14) from 10 AM – 2 PM.

Business office hours: Monday – Friday, 10 AM – 4 PM.

Admission

Members: free
Adults: $8
Seniors (65+): $5
Children under 12 and Active Military: free
North American Reciprocal
Museum (NARM) members: free

EVENTS

Calendar of Events at Highfield Hall

EXHIBITS

TOURS

Tours at Highfield Hall

Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend allowing 45 minutes for a self-guided tour of the mansion and art exhibitions and an additional hour to explore the gardens and grounds. However, if you choose to take a docent-led tour, plan for 2-3 hours to discover the property.

Docent-led estate tours are offered free with admission on the first and third Sunday of the month from through October at 12:30 -1:30 PM, weather permitting.

Gardens tours are offered on May 6, June 24, July 15 and September 9 at 1:30 PM, weather permitting. Contact us for additional details and to schedule a group or private tour.

We do not have a café on the property, but you’re welcome to bring a picnic and enjoy it under one of the beautiful beech trees, on the covered porch overlooking the back lawn, or on a bench in the gardens. There are many local restaurants in Falmouth within a 10-minute walk where you can enjoy a meal or purchase food for a picnic.
Highfield Hall is wheelchair accessible. Some of the garden paths are partially wheelchair accessible. For detailed information about access with special needs, please call 508-495-1878, x2 or email visitorservices@highfieldhall.org.
Only certified service animals are permitted in the mansion. However, other leashed pets are permitted on the grounds. There are numerous dog-friendly trails in Beebe Woods, which start behind Highfield Hall & Gardens.

We welcome you to take photos and share your visit to Highfield Hall & Gardens, especially on social media. We’d love that! Connect with us @HighfieldHallFalmouth on Instagram, @HighfieldHall on Twitter and Facebook. #HighfieldHallFalmouth

Accessibility

Highfield Hall & Gardens embraces and welcomes all visitors. Handicapped parking is available in front of the house and the mansion is wheelchair accessible. Please inquire about the best way to view the gardens. Feel free to contact us regarding group visits so we can better serve you. Call 508-495-1878 ext. 2 or email visitorservices@highfieldhall.org.

Group Tours & Estate Walks

Estate walks are held on the first and third Sundays of the month, May - October from 12:30 - 1:30 PM, weather permitting.

Garden tours are offered during spring, summer and fall open houses at 1:30 PM, weather permitting.

Regularly scheduled docent-led walking tours are free with admission.

Pre-scheduled docent-led Highfield Hall & Gardens tours are available year-round for group tours of 5 people or more. Please call 508-495-1878 x 303 or email Jennifer Nemec to schedule your tour. Please plan at least one week in advance for private tours. We also welcome bus tours with two weeks advance notice.

Looking for other things to do in Falmouth? Read our Visit Falmouth page!

Summer 2019

A one-of-a-kind Patrick Dougherty stick sculpture will be displayed on the Highfield front lawn!

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