Historic Walking Tours


Experience the history of Kennebunkport’s Dock Square. Enjoy a guided tour filled with the social, cultural, and architectural stories of the people who lived here.

Tours on Wednesdays and Saturdays: 11am

Reservations Required. Click HERE to reserve your spot!

Step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich history of Kennebunkport’s Dock Square, all under the expert guidance of the Kennebunkport Historical Society.

Join us for an unforgettable 45-minute to 1-hour guided tour, filled with the social, cultural, and architectural marvels that define this enchanting destination. This tour covers approximately 3/4 miles of streets and charming lanes, each step revealing a new chapter in Kennebunkport’s vibrant history.

As you stroll along uneven sidewalks with gentle elevations, our knowledgeable guides will regale you with fascinating anecdotes of the individuals who once called these historic homes their own. Delve into the captivating stories behind the architecture, and gain insight into the families whose legacies still echo through the streets.

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to wander through the past, with a firsthand exploration of Kennebunkport’s treasures and narratives that breathe life into them.

Upon arrival, we kindly invite you to check in at our charming gift shop at White Columns, where our friendly staff will ensure you’re ready for an unforgettable exploration of history and heritage.

The Walking Tour starts at White Columns: Located at 8 Maine Street in Kennebunkport. 


No onsite parking is available. 

  • Free parking located at 30 North Street in Kennebunkport. This lot is a 1/4 of a mile from White Columns, located next to the Kennebunkport Fire Station.
  • Dock Square Parking Lot located at 17 Dock Square in Kennebunkport.

Our tour season runs from May-October

Admission Rates:

Tickets must be purchased in advance.

  • $20 Per Person

Free Admission: MEMBERS

  • Kennebunkport Historical Society members enjoy unlimited free admission to White Columns, which includes access to house tours, walking tours, and the George H.W. Bush gallery. Friends and family of Kennebunkport Historical Society members receive a reduced admission rate of $10. You can apply the full price of your admission ticket towards a Kennebunkport Historical Society membership. Join today by clicking HERE.