Hours of Operation
Alden House Historic Site Museum Hours
Alden House is open for guided tours June through October, Wednesdays through Saturdays from 12-4 pm and at other times by appointment. Admission is $8 for adults; and $5 for kids and students. Members are free. The property is open year-round and offers a cell phone tour of the grounds. Please the office 781-934-9092 or email email@example.com more information.
Alden House Historic Site and Alden Kindred Offices
105 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA 02332
From the South
South of Boston, from route 3 take Exit 11 (route 14, Duxbury exit). Drive east towards Duxbury. Follow Route 14, bearing right at the blinking light at the junction with Route 139. Go about one mile to stoplight at junction with Route 3A. Continue straight through the set of lights and take the next right onto Railroad Avenue. Follow Railroad Avenue to its end at Alden Street. The Alden House Historic Site and Alden Kindred offices are directly across the street.
From the North
Take State Route 3 south from Boston (Rte. 95 or Rte 128) to Plymouth and Cape Cod. Get off at Exit 11, the Duxbury/Pembroke exit. At the end of the ramp, head east towards Duxbury on Rte. 14. Bear right on Rt. 14 just beyond the Police Station. In about 2 miles, Rte. 14 intersects with Rte. 3A at a traffic light. Continue straight through the traffic light less than a mile until you come to a small group of stores. Watch for Railroad Avenue entering on the right just past Millbrook Market. Turn right onto Railroad Avenue which ends shortly at Alden Street. Almost directly across Alden Street is the entrance to the Alden House Historic Site.
Other Points of Interest
Alden Original Homesite
The site of the original Alden home is located approximately 100 yards south east of the Alden House Historic Site. It can be accessed by foot through a trail located at foot of the Alden property by following a trail through the woods. Upon exiting the trail, the site is located beyond the athletic fields on a small ride of land. The site is marked with a large granite stone.
Myles Standish Burial Ground
The Myles Standish Burial Ground is located a little over two miles south from the Alden House Historic Site on the corner of Chestnut Street and Pilgrim By Way. To visit this site from the Alden House Historic Site turn left on to Alden Street for .3 miles and then a left on to Route 3A for 1.4 miles. Turn left on to Chestnut Street and the Myles Standish Burial Ground will be on your left hand side in .5 miles.
Myles Standish Monument
The Myles Standish Monument is located 2.5 miles south of the Alden House Historic Site atop Captain’s Hill. To visit this site from the Alden House Historic Site turn left on to Alden Street for .3 miles and then a left on to Route 3A for .6 miles. Next, turn left on to Depot Street for .9 miles and continue on to Standish Street for .4 miles. Take a right on to Crescent Street and the entrance will be on your right hand side in .4 miles. The monument is not open regular hours, but you may park at the base of Captain’s Hill and walk up the hill for a look. For more information on hours of operation click here