Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

396 County Street
(508) 997-1401 

Built in 1834 and attributed to architect Richard Upjohn, this Greek revival residence was designed for Mr. Rotch, a prominent whaling merchant. This house and formal gardens are the best examples of the “brave houses and flowery gardens” described by Herman Melville in Moby-Dick. Open year round. Mon.-Sat. 10am-4pm; Sun. Noon-4pm. Closed major holidays. Admission $5. FREE on AHA! Nights. Email