Peek "Behind the Scenes" at the Blanchard House
Peek inside closets, pull aside curtains, and explore behind the scenes in the Blanchard House and Andover Historical Society. Special one-hour Behind the Scenes Tours are pffered monthly.
Here’s your chance to give in to that irresistible urge to look behind the “staff only” and “no entry” signs you always see in museums.
What will you find?
What treasures lie in store rooms and archives?
What secrets are hidden behind the closed doors?
Where is the Blanchard house’s “Harry Potter closet?”
Andover Historical is offering Behind the Scenes tours with a fun twist. As you tour the Blanchard house attics, closets, nooks and crannies, you’ll also hear stories about rarely seen collections items.
The stories will change with every tour, so there will always be something new to learn
Maybe you’ll hear about a Civil War artifact
.....or an early 20th century bob sled
.....or a pair of leather pants from the 1970s
each with a unique Andover story.
Upcoming Behind the Scenes tour days and times are:

Wednesday, September 14, 10-11am
Thursday, September 29, 7-8pm

Wednesday, October 12, 10-11am

Tuesday, October 25, 7-8pm

Saturday, November 19, 10-11am

Tuesday, December 6, 7-8pm

Register online here for this free tour. Or call 978-475-2236 to register by phone.  Email inquiries

Would you like a private Behind the Scenes group tour?
Group tours of 8 to 12 guests can be arranged
by calling 978-475-2236.

Register for Behind the Scenes Tours