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.


Winter/Spring Hours February 7th – April 27th

Wednesday – Friday | 10 am – 4 pm

Saturday | 10 am – 2 pm

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.

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

Adults: $10, Seniors: $8
Children under 17 Free & Active Military & Veterans


Highfield Hall & Gardens is pleased to participate in the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Card to Culture Program. If you/your family are an EBT, WIC, or ConnectorCare cardholder you are eligible for the following discounts at Highfield Hall:

  • • Free admission for you and your family

    Discounts on the following:

    • Discounted rate of $5.00 per person for any adult or children’s program at a rate of $20 – $40; or $20 per person for any adult or children’s program at a rate of $45+ | up to two (2) seats

    To register you must call the office at 508.495.1878 x301. Space is on a first come first serve basis.


Highfield Hall & Gardens is pleased to participate in the Blue Star Museum program providing free admission to the house for active duty, veterans, and their families.


Calendar of Events at Highfield Hall



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, 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

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


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. 306 or email

Group Tours & Estate Walks

Estate walks are held on the first and third Sundays of the month, June – October from 12:00 – 1:00 PM, weather permitting.

Regularly scheduled docent-led walking tours are free with admission. They are available first come, first served and limited to 15 people.

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 310 or email 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.

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