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Newburyport Garden Tour Hosted by the Museum of Old Newbury

By Caitlin Dowling, Newburyport.com Correspondent
Caitlin is a freelance editor/writer and former news producer for CNN. As a local mom of three, her family can be found enjoying all Newburyport has to offer, from strolling downtown to biking the rail trail to swimming at the beach.
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The 2023 Newburyport Garden Tour hosted by the Museum of Old Newbury, will take place on June 10th & 11th from 10 am – 4 pm. If you have an appreciation for beautiful homes and outdoor entertaining, the 44rd Garden Tour is a must! Explore 12 stunning gardens ranging from formal homes with professionally landscaped gardens to homeowners with a passion for gardening and an eye for design. This is an extremely popular annual event so make sure to purchase tickets early for reduced pricing through May 31st. You may also want to consider purchasing a Museum of Old Newbury membership to receive discounts on many amazing events throughout the year. Tickets will also be available for purchase the day of the event at the Museum of Old Newbury, 98 High Street Newburyport.

Private gardens, including the museum’s own Cushing Garden, will be on the garden tour, all within a short drive throughout Newburyport, Newbury, Amesbury and Rowley. Stops on the garden tour will showcase sweeping landscapes, views of the Merrimack River, creative features, and wide varieties of plants and flowers. Along with beautiful landscaping, tour-goers will also be treated to various artists and musicians at work in different gardens.

Along with the Cushing Garden, The Cushing House itself will also be open to tour free of charge. This historic ship captain’s home, filled with 400 years of local history. The Museum of Old Newbury, founded in 1877, preserves and interprets the history of “Old Newbury” from pre-settlement to the present. All proceeds from the event benefit the museum’s education programs and preservation projects.

If your visiting Newburyport from outside the area, view Newburyport.com recommendations for places to stay and consider purchasing a Newburyport VIP Card to receive discounts at Places to: Eat, Shop, Stay and Experience.

2023 Garden Tour 

2019 Newburyport Garden Tour – Paul Goldberg & Joe Bell