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Concord Museum

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Address: 200 Lexington Road, Route 2A, Concord, MA 01742
Phone Number: 978 369 9763
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A fascinating collection of Thoreau memorabilia.
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Had hoped for a bit more

The first few exhibits where really good and connected to the place and it's history. However I was a little disappointed by some later exhibits about how rooms where presented in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Roberts83Seaford
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Seaford, United Kingdom
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Seaford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The first few exhibits where really good and connected to the place and it's history. However I was a little disappointed by some later exhibits about how rooms where presented in 1800 etc. Although interesting it just seemed there could have been more on the concord area. Lovely friendly staff though.

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Ottawa, ON
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8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This museum certainly provides the historical context to understand and enjoy Concord. The displays were well done, especially the room displays.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Recently we went to see the Book Themed Christmas Tree Display. Our 6yo and 3yo loved it. On admission we received a sheet for them to spot and mark off an object from selected trees, which kept their interest well. The staff were all so helpful and friendly, even helping us find one that we had missed! The trees were... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is where Henry D. Thoreau's original deck and bed are and a little history of the town and the literary greats that lived here. Even though this museum is awesome. Around the holidays they seem to dress it up with Christmas trees decorated by children. I was little disappointed that they put one in the Thoreau installation. That's sacred... More 

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Moorpark, California
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262 attraction reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Soooo much history beautifully displayed! First off, Concord is adorable. Henry James called it "the biggest little place in America." It has a pretty town square and a plethora of things to see, the museum being one of the must sees. It's filled with wonderful artifacts from the area - among the most moving for us was one of The... More 

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Maine
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What a wonderful place; so many varied and interesting aspects of the history of the area. Great activities for kids. Worth the price.

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Concord, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

An easy to walk through museum. Self guided walks with museum people well placed to answer any questions. There is an ever changing exhibit on the top floor.

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Burlington Flats, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Allow some time for this museum. It gives the historical background of the area, and also upstairs they have more recent additions including quilts and childrens artwork which were an interesting addition. Parking can be tricky. This is also right across the street from the Emerson Museum, which has limited hours. The three for one museum ticket with this venue,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

I had been in Concord a few months ago and had skipped this museum. This trip I visited the museum and I very pleased I stopped. The staff is super friendly (not in an annoying way!) We saw how a casket was made, an exhibit on children's literature and artifacts on sleep (beds, chamber pots etc) during the early years... More 

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Warren, Massachusetts
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2,280 helpful votes 2,280 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Concord Museum is a jewel box of a museum with a collection of local artifacts that can't be beat! The museum is easy to visit and contains mostly items of local interest, of revolutionary war things, of its authors, the women's movement, and of the industrial revolution. The museum and its artifacts are in exceptional condition. Kudos to its... More 

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