Celebrate the holiday season with Historic New England

See historic houses decorated for the season, get your shopping done, make Christmas crafts, and more at our holiday events. Members save on tickets to all events. Don’t forget to buy a gift membership when you visit. Find information about holiday activities, and which Historic New England properties will be decorated for Christmas, below.

Victorian Christmas at the Eustis Estate

1424 Canton Avenue, Milton, Mass.
Thursday – Sunday, November 29 – January 6

Explore the 1878 mansion while it’s lavishly decorated for Victorian Christmas, thanks to the help of local garden clubs. Visit during regular hours, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Regular admission prices apply.

 Plan your visit or call 617-994-6600.

Holiday Events

Holiday Crafts and Storytime

Saturday, December 22, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Eustis Estate, Milton, Mass.

Enjoy extra holiday cheer with special child-friendly activities while your family tours the Eustis Estate, which is decorated for Victorian Christmas. Join Historic New England educators in the kitchen for drop-in craft workshops to make top hats and stockings in connection with the special exhibition Head to Toe. Head upstairs to the library for holiday storytime at 12:30 p.m.







See exterior Christmas decorations at these properties:

Barrett House, New Ipswich, N.H.
Stop by Sunday, December 23, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for cookies and to see the decorated house lit from the outside.

Codman Estate, Lincoln, Mass.

Gov. John Langdon House, Portsmouth, N.H.

Lyman Estate, Waltham, Mass.

Nickels-Sortwell House, Wiscasset, Maine

Roseland Cottage, Woodstock, Conn.