Welcome to the Essex National Heritage Area - 500 square miles of historic, cultural, and natural sites... unique and irreplaceable treasures that tell our history.

Join us on a journey through magnificence!


Essex Heritage is adhering to the current safety recommendations regarding COVID-19 in order to reduce the risk of exposure to our visitors, staff, and the general public. The extent to which our programs and events will be affected in the coming months is unknown.


Join us for the Art of Wooden Boatbuilding Series!

Are you Team Beverly or Team Marblehead? Help us settle the Great Debate once and for all!