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One of Manchester’s most beloved landmarks, the Trask House at 10 Union Street, was built in 1823 and has served as home to the Manchester Historical Society since its purchase in 1925.


  • Trask House Tours, Office and Gallery – Tuesdays-Fridays (10-3): also from July through Sept on most Saturdays (10-1)
  • Archives  – Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-12 or by appointment (call 978-526-7230 or email [email protected])
  • Seaside No. 1 – By appointment


Trask House or Seaside No. 1 Tours are free for members and $5 suggested donations for non-members.

Entrance to the exhibit gallery is free.


From 128 North – Take School Street Exit.  Right at end of off ramp onto School Street.  When School Street ends, turn left onto Union Street. (If you turn right, you are on Central Street.)  Museum is on the left, 10 Union Street.

From 128 South – Take School Street Exit.  Left at end of off ramp onto School Street.  When School Street ends, turn left onto Union Street. (If you turn right, you are on Central Street.)  Museum is on the left, 10 Union Street.


There is often parking available on the streets surrounding the museum.
If not, visitor parking can be found off Central Street behind Town Hall, the large white building on the green.


Take the Rockport Line from North Station in Boston. (Do not take Newburyport Line.)

Depart train at Manchester stop.

Walk to end of parking lot toward the harbor.  Turn right and walk up Beach Street two blocks until it dead ends into Union Street.  Turn left on Union Street.  We are the fourth building Union Street, across from the Manchester Library.

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