The Botetourt Building is the home of the Gloucester Museum of History. The Botetourt Building, formerly the Botetourt Hotel, was built in the late eighteenth century as a roadside tavern or ordinary and was known as John New's Ordinary.
Welcome to the Gloucester Museum of History! We are here to assist you in discovering the rich heritage from past colonial days.
Gloucester and the Battle of the Hook in 1781 were strategic to the Siege of York Town.
Six periods of Gloucester history are on display on the second floor of the museum.