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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Concord Festival of Authors: Eric Jay Dolin. Eric Jay Dolin, Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse In Brilliant Beacons, an extraordinary work of historical detection and originality, Eric Jay Dolin traces the evolution of America's lighthouse system and tells the story of the country through the prism of its bel... MORE
[Doll]Houses have Stories. In this hands-on program led by architects from BSA Space, families will first explore the exhibit The Art and Mystery of the Dollhouse to learn how artisans created dollhouses to tell stories - stories of a place and time, of fashion and interior design, and even of fictional inhabitant... MORE
Sleepy Hollow-een Tour. Join us for this special Halloween event! Take a tour through historic Sleepy Hollow Cemetery with a Concord Museum guide. Learn about the lives and deaths of past Concordians through stories passed down through the generations. Concord Museum Members: $5 per person; Non-Members: $10 p... MORE
Spoil Them with Stories. Spark your child's imagination and get a sneak peek at Over and Under the Snow, one of the books featured in Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature at the Concord Museum. Join us for a morning of stories and then decorate an animal mask based on the book's illustrat... MORE
Concord Festival of Authors: Jane Kamensky. Jane Kamensky, A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley In a bold new history, Harvard historian Jane Kamensky recovers an unknown American Revolution as seen through the eyes of Boston-born painter John Singleton Copley. Free; no reservations. Book sold by Museum S... MORE
Tasha Tudor Family Stories. Tasha Tudor is one of America’s best-known and beloved illustrators. She illustrated nearly one hundred books, wrote her own stories, and lived a simple life that harkened back to 19th-century New England. The Tudor family continues to share Tasha’s life and work, traditional c... MORE
Scenes Made Small. Develop and design your own scene for your outdoorsy and adventuring doll! Craft Concord’s famous Walden Pond, your local park, or a favorite hiking path all from fabric. Drop in from 1-4 p.m. Included free with Museum admission. Members free.
Free Admission for Veterans on Veterans Day. The Concord Museum welcomes all veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces with free Museum admission in honor of Veterans Day.
Silhouette Portrait Taking. Silhouette artist Jean Comerford cuts delightful heirloom-quality portraits that make a wonderful gift. Appointments are available on November 12th from 10am-4pm; sittings are ten minutes. Children six months and up and adults of all ages welcome. $35/profile; $15 additional copies; f... MORE
Silhouette Portrait-Taking. Silhouette artist Jean Comerford cuts delightful heirloom-quality portraits that make a wonderful gift. Appointments are available on November 13th from 12:30-4pm; sittings are ten minutes. Children six months and up and adults of all ages welcome. $35/profile; $15 ad... MORE
First Dibs. Beat the holiday rush and check everyone off your list at this special shopping evening at the Concord Museum Shop. Enjoy "first dibs" on our star-studded collection of holiday gifts. 5:30 - 7:30 pm; refreshments provided.