You Can See Here



View Event Calendar
Site Index
Resource Directory (Links and More)
Reading List

Search This Site


 You Can Do Here

Post Calendar Event
E-Mail Step Into History
 About This Site
Privacy Statement
About our Affiliates
Products  Services
  Get a room!!!
in Deerfield, Fall River, Lexington, Lowell, Nantucket, New Bedford, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Salem, Saugus, Sturbridge, West Springfield
  2042 Lodgings in 264 Massachusetts Cities
Books & Information
  Over 40 Guidebook series -- all the titles in one place, at Amazon

Beyond the Newsstand





Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site

. Description:  First integrated ironworks in North America, with reconstructed ironworks complex including blast furnace and working waterwheels.   CLOSED FOR MAJOR CONSTRUCTION WORK BEGINNING SEP 25, 2006, REOPENING EXPECTED mid-September 2007
On This Page Location Features Nearby Attractions Nearby Places to Stay Learn More About It
Back to Massachusetts
How to find: 
244 Central St
Saugus, MA 01906

Parent Organization:
National Park Service
Phone 781 233-0050
National Park Service
Essex  Heritage
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 Apr-Oct, daily 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
 Nov-Mar, daily 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4 9 - 4
Season  Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, NY Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec





As of JUL 2007
See Note Above on Construction Work
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing:
Reservation Contact:
Top of Page
On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Begin at the Visitors Center with a slide show and archaeological artifacts from the site, visit the Iron Works house for furnishings and exhibits on construction techniques and architecture.  When available, take a Ranger led tour showing the active water wheels, machinery, and a blacksmithing demonstration.  
Big Events: Suggested Stay: 2 hours
Period 1646-1668 Type of Site Industrial
Buildings: Visitor Center, reconstructed blast furnace, waterwheels, house, forge, and rolling mill
Interpreters: Ranger-led tours seasonally Craftspeople: blacksmithing
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name Eastern National Bookstore 50 titles on iron making, early colonial life and history; reproduction glassware, pottery, cast iron; children's books, toys and games  


Availability Contact
Athletic Facilities      
Top of Page

Nearby Attractions:
towns:  4 mi  Lynn, Melrose, Malden, Wakefield, Peabody





    Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site,  


Outdoor Recreation  

Top of Page

Nearby Places to Stay:


Bed & Breakfast

Anchor Inn 309 American Legion Highway
Revere MA 02151
781 284-3663
Cap'n Jack's Waterfront Inn 253 Humphrey Street
Swampscott MA 01907
781 595-7910
Diamond District B&B 142 Ocean Street
Lynn MA 01902
781 599-5122
Oceanview B&B 11 Ocean Street
Lynn MA 01902
781 598-6388
Prescott House 36 Church Street
Everett MA 02149
617 389-1990
Coach House Inn 284 Lafayette Street
Salem MA 01970
978 744-4092
A Cambridge House B&B 2218 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02140
617 491-6300
Amelia Payson Guest House 16 Winter Street
Salem MA 01970
978 744-8304
Inn on Washington Square 51 Washington Square
Salem MA 01970
978 741-4997
Inn at Seven Winter Street 7 Winter Street
Salem MA 01970
978 745-9520
Hotel/Motel Reserve rooms in Saugus at Expedia &bfpage=deeplink" BORDER="0" WIDTH="1" HEIGHT="1" NOSAVE> Click Here For Bookings in Saugus
Red Roof Inn Boston Saugus
Avalon Motel 1529 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-4200
Chisholm's Motel 1314 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-5100
Colonial Traveler Motor Court 1753 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-6700
Comfort Inn 100 Morris Street
Revere MA 02151
781 324-1900
Boston-Days Inn Saugus/Logan Airport 999 Broadway #1
Saugus MA 01906
Ferns Deluxe Motels 152 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-2883
James Motel 1709 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-1664
Pinecrest Motel 1434 Broadway
Saugus MA 01906
781 233-4400
Econo Lodge 321 Broadway
Malden MA 02148
781 324-8500
New England Motor Court 551 Broadway
Malden MA 02148
781 321-0505
Top of Page
Best Local Information:
Name, brief description Address Phone, E-mail, URL
Essex Heritage
North of Boston CVB
Top of Page

Learn More About It:

On the Web Description URL/E-mail
Reading Matter Description Buy it Now

 Tell Step Into History about it.

Top of Page

Copyright 2001-2010
  Step Into Places Inc. All rights reserved.