The Concord Museum in historic Concord, Massachusetts houses one of the oldest and most treasured collections of Americana in the country. Come visit the gateway to Concord’s remarkable revolutionary and literary history.
The Concord Museum is the one place where all of Concord’s remarkable past is brought to life through an inspiring collection of historical, literary, and decorative arts treasures. Take in the quiet eloquence of our Exploring Concord film, enjoy the historic beauty of our period rooms, and create your own memories with our family-friendly hands-on activities.
On View Now
October 10, 2014 - March 22, 2015
Behind Closed Doors will uncover the complex role sleep has played in everyday life throughout American history.
NEWS & EVENTS
Behind Closed Doors Lecture with Jane Nylander. Join Behind Closed Doors Consulting Curator Jane Nylander for “Handsome Drapery and Sweet Repose: Looking Even Closer at New England Beds and Bedrooms, 1740-1860.” Nylander’s lecture expands on many of the themes in the exhibition, weaving together diary entries, sni... MORE
Lesneski Lecture and Tea. Dean Lahikainen, Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator of American Decorative Art, Peabody Essex Museum presents the 2015 Mary Lesneski Memorial Lecture, “Most Agreeable: Salem’s Eighteenth-Century Country Estates and Gardens.” Many wealthy merchants in and near Salem... MORE
The Art of Baseball featured in Harvard Magazine. The Concord Museum's upcoming spring exhibition, The Art of Baseball, is featured in the March/April 2015 issue of Harvard Magazine. The exhibition draws from a private collection of extraordinary art, including paintings, sculpture, prints, fabric, and memorabilia, as well as items on loa... MORE
Chris Evans Visits the Concord Museum. Chris Evans, the actor best known for his role as Captain America in the Marvel films, visited the Museum in October 2014 to shoot a short promotional film for us. A Sudbury native, Chris grew up loving the history of this area, and he had a great time exploring objects and stories in ... MORE