Gibson House Museum

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Gibson House Museum


Photo: John Woolf


The Gibson House Museum is a a time capsule of Back Bay domestic life from the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. 

The Gibson House Museum is a private, nonprofit house museum in Boston's historic Back Bay neighborhood. Four floors of the house are open to the public; there is no elevator.

We are open year-round. Visits are by guided tour only, Wednesday – Sunday. Tours begin promptly at 1, 2, and 3 p.m. Reservations are not necessary for groups of fewer than 12. Group tours, at these times or others, may be arranged in advance by calling us at 617.267.6338 or e-mailing Please request group tours at least two weeks in advance.

The Museum is closed New Year's Day, the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. In case of inclement weather, please check our website.