Hours and Directions


The Hooper-Lee-Nichols House is open for library visitors by appointment daily. Please email or call to schedule your visit at least one week in advance.


The office staff of the Cambridge Historical Society is available by telephone at 617-547-4252 and by appointment only.

For information regarding event space rental, visit http://cambridgehistory.org/HLN/rentals.


If attending programs at the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House on Sunday, parking is permitted along Brattle Street. During the week, parking on Brattle and neighboring streets is Cambridge Resident Permit only with the exception of the two-hour parking directly in front of the house.

If you do not have a Cambridge permit, please contact the CHS office (617-547-4252) to discuss options.