Tuesday and Saturday 10am-4pm, and Wednesday 1pm-9pm. Alternate times can be scheduled with advance arrangements. We strongly encourage researchers to schedule appointments in advance to ensure that we can assist you properly. Complete a research request form, or contact us at (978) 922-1186 ext. 202 or email
Access to the research library and Walker Transportation Collection for non-members is $5.00 per hour; access includes a tour of the Cabot House Museum. Beverly Historical Society members receive free access. Teachers and students receive the first hour free of charge. Please note that many items in our collections are stored in closed stacks, and require a research fee to access. The Society is happy to provide research services.
Research fees, 1 hour minimum (access to most collections and staff assistance): $15.00/first hour $10.00/each additional
Remote/off hours research, non-member: $25.00 each hour/minimum 1 hour
Remote/off hours research, member: $20.00 each hour/minimum 1 hour
Please discuss your research needs with staff for an estimate of cost before you begin.
Photocopies are available at $.25/page. Due to the delicate condition of some manuscripts, the staff reserves the right to not photocopy some material.
Beverly Historical Society
117 Cabot St.
Beverly, MA 01915