Fairbanks House Historical Site in Dedham, MA

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  • 511 East Street
    Dedham, MA 02026
  • Phone:
    781-326-1170
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Join Our Team!

We welcome volunteers to help out with museum tours and special projects. Come immerse yourself in Colonial America. Details here.

 

 

Grounds of the Fairbanks House historical site in Dedham

We encourage you to stop by and visit the Fairbanks Family Homestead, one of the finest examples of historic American architecture.

Come Visit Our Historic House

Admission Prices

 

Adults (ages 13 and up): $12

Children ages 6-12: $6

Children under 6: free

AAA Members & Seniors: $10

Family Rate: $35.


Group Tours: discounts are available. Please call ahead for pricing.

The Fairbanks House is open to the public for tours from May - October. Tours are available Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm and Sunday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Tours begin every hour, on the hour. The last tour of the day begins at 3:00 pm Tuesday through Saturday and 4 pm on Sunday.

 

The Fairbanks House is located an easy 25 minute drive by car from Boston. The house is at the corner of East Street and Eastern Avenue in Dedham. Parking is available in our driveway off Eastern Avenue, or on any street. The house may also be reached by MBTA bus and the commuter rail.

 

See our location via Google Maps.

Travel Directions By Car

From Boston:

Take Route 1 to Dedham, turn left at the Gulf station onto Eastern Avenue. Continue on Eastern Avenue, about 4/10ths of a mile. The Fairbanks House will be on your right.

 

From Boston via the Massachusetts Turnpike:

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike west from Boston. Get off the Massachusetts Turnpike at the I95/128 South exit. Proceed south along I95/128 until you get to exit 15A. Use exit 15A to Dedham, drive north along Route 1 through three traffic lights, about 1.3 miles until you see a Gulf station. Turn right onto Eastern Avenue. Continue on Eastern Avenue, about 4/10ths of a mile. The Fairbanks House will be on your right.

 

From I-95/128:

Use exit 15A to Dedham, drive north along Route 1 through three traffic lights, about 1.3 miles until you see a Gulf station. Turn right onto Eastern Avenue. Continue on Eastern Avenue, about 4/10ths of a mile. The Fairbanks House will be on your right.

Travel Directions by Public Transportation

From Boston - Commuter Rail

Take the Franklin Line train from South Station or Back Bay Station to Dedham's Endicott Station. It is about a 20 - 25 minute walk from Endicott Station. Walk down the hill and turn right onto East Street. The Fairbanks House will be on the left.     Train schedule

 

From Boston - MBTA Bus

Take the 34E bus from the Orange Line, Forest Hills Station to Dedham Center. From Dedham Center it is about a 10 minute walk. At the main intersection turn right onto High Street. Walk about 1 block and turn right onto Eastern Avenue. Cross Route 1 and continue past the VFW post and American Legion. The Fairbanks House will be on the right.      34E bus schedule

 

Street map of Dedham neighborhood where Fairbanks House is located.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

www.FairbanksHouse.org