The Jackson Homestead and Museum displays rotating and permanent exhibits about the history of Newton, Massachusetts, and the Underground Railroad. The Homestead is also home to the archives of Historic Newton.
Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, the Springfield Museums offers access to four world-class museums and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden all under a single admission.
Berkshire County Historical Society at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead is a non-profit corporation dedicated to collecting, preserving, and disseminating the history of Berkshire County in western Massachusetts. In addition, the Berkshire County Historical Society is committed to the preservation and interpretation of Arrowhead, home of author Herman Melville, designated a National Historic Landmark.
The Bidwell House Museum, set in the Berkshire hills of Western Massachusetts, is an elegant Georgian saltbox originally built circa 1760 as a parsonage. Authentically restored, filled with antiques and surrounded by 192 acres of beautiful grounds and hiking trails, the museum tells the story of life in the 18th century Berkshires.The gardens and grounds are open to the public at no charge year-round from dawn until dusk and there are a number of self-guided tours available, maps can be found on the website or at the parking kiosk.
Founded by artists in 1981, CCMoA is the home of Cape Cod Art. The Museum preserves the work of the Cape’s finest artists and celebrates the distinctive artistic identity of the Cape, the Islands and the region. It is a major hub of the cultural life of the region. Through its outstanding art collection and diverse programming, CCMoA educates, inspires and excites the imagination while caring for and connecting the Cape’s many communities.
10. Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University
14 Vernon St, Framingham, MA 01701, USA
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The Danforth Art Museum educates the public through its Permanent Collection of American art from the 19th century to the present day, changing exhibitions of contemporary artists. The museum is proud to be the caretaker of the Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller Special Collection.In addition, the Danforth school offers studio art classes and workshops, and a variety of community outreach programs.
Highfield Hall & Gardens, a magnificently restored historic mansion and estate, is now a vibrant center of cultural and community life on Cape Cod. Surrounded by 400 acres of public woodlands and spectacular gardens, Highfield is a hub for public events, music, art, and a beautiful venue for private or corporate functions. Discover seasonal art exhibitions feature works from local and international artists. Free community events include multiple Open House celebrations, Family Nights and a Bluegrass on the Lawn music festival in July. World-class concerts, docent tours, nature walks, garden presentations, and culinary classes are here for you to explore and be inspired.
Home to “America’s Oldest Car Collection” the Larz Anderson Auto Museum is just 5 miles outside of Boston and set in the beautiful 64 acre Larz Anderson Park. The Museum hosts numerous types of events throughout the year, including educational speaker series, musical events and car shows such as Tutto Italiano, the largest Italian Car Festival in the Northeast.
The Marblehead Museum’s Collections and Exhibits preserve and interpret the local and national importance of Marblehead — and its inhabitants — through programs and artifacts that span five centuries. Exhibits focus on many aspects of Marblehead’s history, drawing from the MMHS collections as well as outside lenders. Past exhibits include: Off the Wall: Wallpapers from the Lee Mansion and Show Me a Sign, (see archive of Past Exhibits). Exhibits change two to three times a year.
New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! is dedicated to engaging a diverse audience in relevant exhibitions, exemplary education and creative experiences as a vital innovative center for the arts. The South Coast is rich in culture, history, and diversity. And rich in art! New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! is at the heart of New Bedford’s Seaport Cultural District. Located in the historic downtown, NBAM / ArtWorks! offers engaging exhibitions and outstanding educational programs for members and visitors of all ages.
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01566, USA
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Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village.
The Public Health Museum is an independent 501(c)3 organization, housed in the historic Richard Morris building (also known as the Old Administration Building) of Tewksbury Hospital in Massachusetts. The Museum strives to preserve artifacts and records of our nation’s history in public health and serve as a resource to the community to educate and promote public health initiatives that address current health issues.