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A good little stop to tie into the whole Revolutionary War Trail - a little spendy at $10/pp for a family of 4. Interesting to see one of the lamps hung in the Old North Church to warn the men, period clothing and other relics.
Had an excellent collection of American Revolution period artifacts. Covers the Transendentalists that were important in shaping American thought. They had period clothing, weapons and currency. You really get a picture of the time period. Perfect compliment to other historic sites in the area. Learned...More
We only had time for a quick visit, but it was well worth it anyway. Lots of very interesting artifacts. The museum is set up as a time line of history for the area, starting with the Native Americans.
We spent less than an hour,...More
I AM a huge Emerson and Thoreau fan, so it was a must for me. But the rest of the stuff is pretty redundant for other locations. Currently the Emerson study is being archived, so modern tables, lights, and cameras got in the way of...More
We loved seeing all the detail of items they've preserved and excited for their expansion. The staff was so helpful as well in helping us get in for the last tour of The Orchard House.
They were also helpful in answering questions or pointing us...More
I was very impressed with this museum! The staff were kind and informative, and the amount of exhibits and information was amazing. The exhibits were very high quality; the objects were well displayed and the exhibit text was interestingly written. There was a good mix...More
We visited this museum on a motor coach tour. Our group was broken into smaller groups so docents could lead us on guided tours of the exhibits. Our guide was so enthusiastic that it was infectious. She pointed out the highlights of the many excellent...More
For a small town, this is a fairly good museum. It makes you appreciate how many historical events have taken place here, over hundreds of years. The displays are interesting. It's a bit expensive for it's size, but interesting.