Put our past in your future by planning a trip to a MetroWest historic venue or exhibit.
137 Barton Road, Stow 01775
Offers three major living history events annually, utilizing their collection of 75
vintage automobiles, military vehicles, racecars, aircraft, and the world’s largest collection of WWII tanks. Tours and events May 1-October 31.
Lexington Road, Concord 01742
The museum houses one of the oldest and most treasured collections of Americana in the country. It’s the gateway to Concord’s remarkable revolutionary and literary history, from the first shots in the battle for American independence to the legacy of Emerson and Thoreau.
612 High Street, Dedham MA 02027
Showcasing Dedham Pottery, historic furniture, silver, portraits, and other decorative arts. The library/archives include over 10,000 volumes and photographs supporting a local history/genealogical collection.
7 Frairy Street, Medfield 02052
511 East Street, Dedham 02026
The Fairbanks House, c 1637, is the oldest timber-frame house in North America. It is operated as a historic house museum and is open May 1– Oct. 31.
5 High Street, Acton 01720
16 Vernon Street, Framingham 01701
Our rich offerings of programs, exhibitions, and community celebrations build excitement for local history, citizenship, and pride of place now and for generations to come.
80 West Central Street, Franklin 02038
Displays include locally discovered Native American arrowheads and stone implements, antique tools from Franklin’s industrial-age past, and an extensive collection of Civil War artifacts.
68 Baker Bridge Road and 34 Codman Road, Lincoln 01773
299 Old Sudbury Road, Sudbury 01776
Off Route 9, Natick 01760
This is the most comprehensive collection of original artifacts in the world. Over 7,000 pieces, uniquely showing the human story interwoven with the military and political. Scheduled visits only, Tuesday to Saturday.
399 Lexington Road, Concord 01742
377 Elm Street, Marlborough 01752
The Marlborough Historical Society is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to historic preservation, education, and celebration in Marlborough. Free monthly meetings and the city’s historical archives are held in the Peter Rice Homestead and Museum.
6 Pleasant Street, Medfield 02052
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge 01566
Visit Old Sturbridge Village and discover New England’s premier living history museum. Tour a working 1830s town with authentically costumed citizens. History will amaze and inspire your entire family!
255 Main Street, Marlborough 01752
19 Washington Street, Sherborn 01770
25 Common Street, Southborough 01772
2B Oak Street, Medway 02053
12 Cochituate Road, Wayland 01778
Visit our site to see a list of history-related events, museums, and exhibits in the state.
13 Parkman Street, Westborough 01581