Museums & Historic Houses

The Swampscott Club362 Humphrey Street592-9748

Built in 1789, one of the oldest social clubs still in existence.

Atlantic #1 HandtubBurrill Street (next to Fire Headquarters)(617) 581-5833Built by Walter Hunneman, an apprentice of Paul Revere. The oldest active fire kit in the U.S.
Swampscott Historical Society99 Paradise Road(617) 598-4363 
Elihu Thomson Administration Building22 Monument Avenue Former home of Prof. Elihu Thomson, founder of Thomson Electric Co. (now known as General Electric). Designated National Historical Landmark. Now serves as home of many town offices.
John Humphrey Memorial House9 Paradise Road598-1913

Named in honor of John Humphrey, first deputy governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 

Swampscott Fish HouseFisherman's Beach, Humphrey Street Built by the town in 1896 and is the only municipal facility of its kind in the U.S.
Mary Baker Eddy House23 Paradise Road599-1853Once home of Mary Baker Eddy, founder of the Christian Science Monitor.
Marian CourtLittles Point (off Puritan Road) Originally named White Court, now houses the congregation of the Sisters of Mercy, which operates Marian Court Junior College at the site.