Historic House Tour

45 Minute tour of White Columns

White Columns, an exquisite Victorian-era residence built in 1853, stands as one of the esteemed properties under the Kennebunkport Historical Society’s care. Endowed with the enduring affection of its original family for over a century, this stately home preserves its timeless allure and houses the authentic furnishings of yesteryears. Embark on a captivating journey through time as knowledgeable docents guide you through seven resplendent rooms, unraveling the captivating tales of the Perkins-Nott family across three generations. Amidst the grandeur of this Greek revival mansion, discover the rich history of Kennebunkport, from its vibrant shipbuilding heritage to its maritime traditions. Delve into the intriguing narrative of the remarkable family that once called this magnificent residence their own.

Tours are led by  a dedicated team of volunteers.

Hours Vary and will be updated weekly on our website. Click here for this week’s schedule. 


Join the Kennebunkport Historical Society for a walking tour around Kennebunkport, as well as a house tour in our historic White Columns!

Arrive at White Columns (8 Maine St. in Kennebunkport) for the start of your tour.

Reservations required – $25 Per Person.

Click HERE to learn more and to purchase your tickets.

Private Tours Available

Book a private tour with the Kennebunkport Historical Society!

Private tours include:

  • A house tour at our historic White Columns!
  • A historic walking tour of Kennebunkport!
  • $150 for up to 6 people.

Call (207)-967-2751 or email info@kporths.com to book now!


Not interested in a private tour? Click here to learn more about our regular hours at White Columns.