The Ropes Mansion Garden was designed in 1912. It is owned and operated by the Peabody Essex Museum and open year-round, 24 hours a day. The adjacent Georgian-style mansion was built in the Georgian style and renovated in 1894 in the Colonial Revival style by the firm Stone, Carpenter & Wilson. Ropes Mansion was home to three generations of the Ropes family. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.