Andover Information

Andover welcomes visitors and tourists from across the globe. Cultural attractions abound in the community and surrounding area, including a verity of performing arts, museums, and historical sites. Professional minor league baseball and hockey can be viewed at nearby venues. The town offers a myriad of opportunities to explore and enjoy the great outdoors. Whether it's hitting the links at one of the world class golf courses, hiking or cross country skiing along the many trails running through conservation lands, or canoeing along the pristine Shawsheen River, there's something for everyone. Harold Parker State Forest provides an additional 3,000 acres of open space for fishing, camping, biking, and horseback riding. With its central location within the greater Merrimack Valley region, Andover is an ideal location for vacation and business travelers. Come and make Andover your home away from home.

Some of the city's top choices for visitors include:

Andover Choral Society
P.O. Box 633, Andover, MA 01810
The Andover Choral Society has entertained people in the Merrimack River Valley of Massachusetts since 1930. It is one of the finest amateur choral groups in New England. Allen Combs has been Music Director for sixteen years.

Andover Historical Society
97 Main Street, Andover, MA 01810
978-475-2236
The Amos Blanchard House and Barn Museum in downtown Andover, Massachusetts, recreates the life and times of a typical middle-class family of the early 19th century. Educational programs and changing exhibits explore many aspects of Andover's fascinating 350-year history. The Andover Historical Society, founded in 1911, maintains the museum and operates a library, archives and research center where objects and documents of local historical significance are collected, preserved, exhibited and interpreted.

Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology
Phillips and Main Streets, Andover, MA 01810
978-749-4490
Dedicated to teaching the science of archaeology, and understanding and preserving the cultures of Native American people. The Robert S. Peabody Museum is one of the nation's major repositories of Native American archaeological collections. Major collections include materials from the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, Mexico and the Arctic, and range from Paleo Indian (10,000+ years ago) to the present day.