Built in 1853, White Columns is the Kennebunkport Historical Society’s premier property. Owned and loved, by the same family for 130 years the Victorian era home has retained its old world charm and still contains the properties original furnishings. The house tour is a step back in time. Docents lead tours through seven rooms of the house while talking about the three generations of the Perkins-Nott Family that lived, loved and lost in this magnificent Greek revival mansion. While the tour does talk about the family that lived in the house, Docents also tell the story of the history of Kennebunkport and the important connection between the house and President Bushes family here in Kennebunkport.


Opens Memorial Day through Columbus Day

Tours run: Monday — Saturday
Approximate run time is 30 minutes.

First Tour – 10am
Last Tour – 3pm.

8 Maine Street, Kennebunkport ME

For more information please contact
Kirsten Camp at 207-967-2751.

Tickets can be purchased in our gift shop, no advanced purchase is necessary. The house tour runs for about 30 to 40 minutes and includes all rooms on the first and second floors. No onsite parking available, free parking is located 1/4 mile from the house at the town lot on North Street. White Columns is a Historic 1853 mansion and is not handicapped accessible. The house is closed late October through early May, the exception is Prelude, the first two weekends of December. We welcome group tours, school tours and bus tours