Saugus Iron Works Tours

Free Ranger guided tours at Saugus Iron Works!

U. S. National Park Rangers host free tours at the Saugus Iron Works. Learn about the production of iron on this site in the mid-1600s, an endeavor that was integral to the growth of the early colony. Hear about the archeological dig and reconstruction of the site in the 1940s to 1950s. Upon availability, this tour may include the operation of waterwheels, the 500-pound hammer, the rolling mill, and blacksmithing demonstrations. Tour lasts about one hour and is outdoors.

Or you could step into a 17th century home. Enjoy a tour through the 1680s Iron Works House and learn about life during the colonial period, the restoration of the house by Wallace Nutting in 1915, and the impact of the house on the reconstruction of the site.

Tours available now through September 16:

  • Industrial Site Tours
    • Wednesdays: 2:15pm
    • Thursday - Sunday: 11:15am, 2:15 pm
  • Iron Works House Tour
    • Wednesdays: 3:45 pm
    • Thursday - Sunday: 9:45 am, 3:45 pm

Tours available September 17 through October 31:

  • Industrial Site Tours
    • Wednesday - Sunday: 2:15 pm
  • Iron Works House Tour
    • Wednesday - Sunday: 3:45 pm
When: 
Wednesday-Sunday through October 31, 2019
Prices: 
FREE
Phone: 
978.233.0050
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