A Gateway to Concordís History

From the first shots in the battle for
American Independence to the legacy of
Emerson and Thoreau—when visiting Concord, start at the Concord Museum.
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Explore Renowned Collections

One of the oldest collections of Americana
in the country, including the largest collection of Thoreau-related objects in the world. Learn more.

Learn through Objects

Bringing history into the lives of learners
of all ages—the Concord Museum connects
real artifacts with people, places, and ideas. 
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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.   


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Mass Modern Lecture Series. Culture of Modernism with Jane Thompson, Alexandra Lange, and Michael Kubo.  While the Boston region was home to a number of large modernist projects, it also brought the zeitgeist of the movement to stores and museums. Kitchen utensils, fabrics, and furniture brought modern inter... MORE

Family Design Day. Family Design Day: Design Your Dream Room with architects from BSA Space Center for Architecture and Design Families will explore the exhibit Middlesex County Modern to learn about the features and principles of modern architecture, then design their own dream room using recycled materia... MORE

Tea & Sweets: A Modern Tea.  Tea & Sweets: A Modern Tea Enjoy Tea & Sweets inspired by our exhibition Middlesex County Modern and join guest curator Rebecca Migdal for a tour at 3:00 p.m. Tea served with the jewel-like silken tea infusers crafted by Tea Forté of Concord makes the experience in Brooke... MORE