The Shirley–Eustis House is a National Historic Landmark
located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Dig at SEH!

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City Archaeologist Joe Bagley and the City of Boston Archaeology Program are currently digging at the Shirley-Eustis House! They are hoping to find the original foundation of the Mansion, particularly the location of the winter kitchen, and also privies. The dig started on October 1st and is expected to last for about two or three weeks. Check out the City of Boston Archaeology Program’s social media @bostonarchaeo for live updates.

You can visit the archaeological dig site Monday through Friday 9am-4pm. Throughout the duration of the dig, we will also be offering TOURS of the Mansion on FRIDAY’s at 11:00am. $8.00 adults/$5.00 seniors & students

Get Your “Good Dose of History”

We were recently featured in an article where Suffolk University history professor Robert Allison listed fifteen local historic sites beyond the Freedom Trail "that can also provide visitors a with a good dose of history."


Learn more about our historic mansion, Gardner carriage house, and grounds, along with its nearly 300 years of rich history.


Plan your special event here and enjoy our beautiful grounds while supporting the preservation of our historic site.


get involved

We offer a wide range of opportunities to contribute to the preservation of our National Historic Landmark.



Cover photography by Ulricke Welsch