Museums
Waltham, Massachusetts
Historical Society
Watertown, Massachusetts
Art, Culture, History, Library
The museum is great place to learn about the Armenian heritage: ancient artifacts, rare manuscripts, rugs, textiles, paintings, and musical instruments. The Museum is the largest Armenian museum outside Armenia, and is the second largest ethnic museum in New England.
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Arboretum
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is the oldest public arboretum in North America and one of the world?s leading centers for the study of plants. Administered by the Office of the Provost of Harvard University and a link in Boston?s Emerald Necklace of parks, the Arnold Arboretum is a unique blend of respected research institution and beloved public landscape.
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
We are Cambridge history. We inspire interest in and enthusiasm for the Cambridge experience; its changing landscapes and neighborhoods; its workers and thinkers; its daily life and innovative contributions to the nation. We are a resource for everyone who wants to know about Cambridge and its history.
Weston, Massachusetts
Specialized
Waltham, Massachusetts
Culture, History, Specialized
A curated selection of informative videos, articles, and looks at topics and artifacts central to industrial history and our mission—plus some fun stuff as well!
Boston, Massachusetts
Dedham, Massachusetts
Historical Society
Dover, Massachusetts
Art, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Town of Dover began as the Fourth Precinct of Dedham, Springfield Parish, in 1748. It was separated as the District of Dover in 1784 and became the Town of Dover in 1836. The history of Dover can still be seen in buildings and sites existing today.
Medfield, Massachusetts
Archaeology, Art, General, History, Historic House
The Dwight-Derby House is about 75% restored. Over the past years we have done structural improvments,restoration, dendrochronology testing for structure dating, and conducted archaeological digs.
Newton, Massachusetts
Dedham, Massachusetts
Historic House
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Art, University
Discover the rich collections of the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler Museums, newly united in a state-of-the-art facility designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Library, Natural History, Science, University
With a mission to enhance public understanding and appreciation of the natural world, the Harvard Museum of Natural History presents to the public Harvard’s natural history collections and research of scientists across the University.
Newton, Massachusetts
History, Historic House, Historical Society
Historic Newton tells the stories of Newton's people and places. Visit us to explore our historic sites and collections, learn from our exhibitions, archives and programs, and share out common history.
Watertown, Massachusetts
Historical Society
Roslindale, Massachusetts
Brookline, Massachusetts
Specialized
Lowell, Massachusetts
History
Brookline, Massachusetts
Art
Needham, Massachusetts
Children's, History, Historical Society
Newton Centre, Massachusetts
History
Norwood, Massachusetts
Historical Society
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History
The Peabody Museum is the region's principle world cultures museum, with vast collections from North America, ancient Mesoamerica, Africa, and Oceania. Changing exhibits explore human societies and culture from prehistory to the present.
Waltham, Massachusetts
Art
Sherborn, Massachusetts
History, Historical Society
The purpose of the Society is to collect, display, store, and preserve artifacts, information, and documents concerning our local history and to use our resources to provide educational services to our community and the public at large.
Medfield, Massachusetts
Cemetery, General, History
Founded to preserve, enhance, interpret, and celebrate Medfield's historic 1651 cemetery.
Waltham, Massachusetts
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Several prominent Waltham businessmen gathered together in 1913 and founded an historical society to preserve and promote the history of their City. The dozen or so Charter Members have grown to over 300 in the intervening years. The predominantly Yankee Society has expanded to include every ethnic group which settled in the City, and welcomes recent immigrants to learn about their new home.
Brookline, Massachusetts
History
Wellesley, Massachusetts
Historical Society