Cultural District

Tour of the Cultural District
Rockport Cultural District Free Guided Walking Tours

All tours begin in Dock Square.

In July and August 2019 tours are available: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.

Discover the fascinating history of one America’s oldest art colonies on this free, 1 hour 15 minute guided tour of downtown Rockport. Hear the stories of our earliest residents, founders, revolutionaries, and pioneering spirits while exploring our beautiful seaside village.

From the tip of Bearskin Neck and the iconic Motif #1, to Rockport Music’s world-class Shalin Liu Performance Center with its stage overlooking the Atlantic, you’ll have a once in a lifetime experience in the seaside community of Rockport. Find out why international visitors make this a regular destination. Rockport’s Cultural District boasts over 30 artist galleries and studios, as well as cultural institutions like the Rockport Art Association and Museum, one of the oldest active art associations in the nation.

The Rockport Cultural District is a highly walkable area spanning 1.2 miles from end to end and includes art galleries, artistic and performance venues, historic associations, inns, museums, churches, libraries, restaurants, and merchants all within easy reach of the Commuter Rail Station.

Walking tours are provided by Rockport Cultural District Volunteers.
For more information please email: or click here to RSVP for a walking tour: