Worcester Historical Museum
30 Elm Street
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 01609
The Worcester Historical Museum, located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts, was founded in 1875 as the Worcester Society of Antiquity. This museum is the only institution devoted entirely to local history and artifacts.
The scope of their collection ranges from colonial to twentieth-century, encompassing manuscripts, textiles, paintings, and ceramics. The museum is made up of permanent and temporary exhibits, research library, and currently owns and operates the local Salisbury Mansion.
The research library maintains more than 7,000 titles. It is open to the public for a fee, Tuesday through Saturday 10-4 pm. Access to the archives material is available through appointment.
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