The Irish Experience at the Phillips House

6:30-8:30 p.m.; 10:00 a.m. - noon Fri, Mar 7 - Sat, Mar 8, 2014

Venue: The Phillips House Museum

34 Chestnut Street, Salem, MA 01970


Julie Arrison


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Discover the daily lives of the Phillips family's Irish domestic staff, their duties, living conditions, and interactions with family members. Visit the staff work and living spaces not usually open to the public. This special tour is part of Historic New England's "Everybody's History" programming which looks at daily life, work, and heritage around New England. The Irish Experience at the Phillips House is available on Friday, March 7, 2014, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 8, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - noon. The Philips House is located at 34 Chestnut Street. Registration is strongly recommended as this program tends to sell out. The cost is $15 or $10 for Historic New England members. Please call 978-744-0440 or visit for more information. Visitors are invited to join Historic New England for a series of walking tours, lectures, and special museum tours that will focus on the role of the variety of people who impacted everyday life at our historic properties.

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