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
Bedtime Stories in the Morning. Join us for bedtime stories in the morning! Wear your pajamas, have a seat in the special exhibition Good Night, Sleep Tight: Art from Children’s Literature and listen to stories about going to sleep and about not wanting to go to sleep. See original illustrations from clas... MORE
Tea & Sweets. Enjoy Tea & Sweets in elegant Brooke Hall at the Concord Museum on Fridays and Saturdays, February 6 through March 28. Tea served with the jewel-like silken tea infusers crafted by Tea Forté of Concord makes the afternoon experience a memorable one. Deliciou... MORE
Opening the Drawers: Members-Only Program. Join Curator David Wood for a Members-only, behind-the-scenes gallery talk and learn more about recent acquisitions to the Museum’s collection. Space is limited. Saturday, February 7 at 2:00 p.m.; Members free; by reservation only, online or by calling (978) 369-9763, ext. 216.
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