Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

National Park Service, Massachusetts.

In the 1600's, on the banks of the Saugus River, something extraordinary happened! Explore the place where European iron makers brought their special skills to a young Massachusetts colony. Saugus Iron Works is a twelve-acre National Historic Site that includes working waterwheels, forges, mills, a historic 17th century home, and a lush river basin.


Saugus Iron Works is 11 miles north of Boston, Massachusetts and is accessible by car and bus.

Additional Information

Photo Gallery