Built in 1853, White Columns in 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.

House Tours 

Tours Run on the Hour with the First Tour leaving at 10am and the Last Tour leaving at 3pm. 

Tours Run Approximately 30 Minutes.

Also found at White Columns is The First Families Museum Maine’s only George H.W.Bush exhibit. This one room exhibit leaves no corner unfilled with a permanent photo timeline of President George H.W. Bush’s life in and out the White House. In addition to the permanent display, the gallery also features rotating collections  of Bush memorabilia and  artifacts.

First Families Museum 

Open from 10am – 4pm

Located at 8 Maine Street in Kennebunkport, Maine

Property & Gift Store Hours and Fees


House Tour Cost $10 Per Person (Children under 12 are Free)

House Tour Includes Admission to the First Families Museum

Walking Tours

Walking Tours are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY and are usually limited to groups of 8 or more. On our walking tour guests get a first hand look at the homes and streets of historic Kennebunkport. This tour discusses the architecture of the homes but also tells the stories of the families who built them.

Call for information.

$10 per person | $15 for combined ticket with house tour