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.
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
A Search for Justice. Stephen Collins presents his one-man show “A Search for Justice,” a performance piece examining issues of social, political, and religious justice through the words of William Lloyd Garrison, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Hardy, and more. Appropriate for ages 9 and up. 3:00 p.m... MORE
Coffin-Making Demonstration. Join craftsman Mason McBrien from the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, ME for an afternoon of coffin building. Watch him in Brooke Hall as he uses traditional tools to build a simple wooden coffin much like the historic one in Behind Closed Doors from Hancock, NH. Mr. ... MORE
Silhouette Portrait-Taking. Silhouette artist Jean Comerford cuts delightful heirloom-quality portraits that make a wonderful gift. Appointments 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday; sittings are ten minutes. Children six months and up and adults of all ages welcome. $35/profile; $... MORE