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.

Concord Museum's Garden Tour

Explore Concord’s gorgeous formal gardens and rambling landscapes without leaving home! The six-episode Garden Tour series takes you on a private tour of some of Concord’s most stunning properties, showcasing creative garden designs, gorgeous flowers and landscapes, and endless inspiration for outdoor living and entertaining. The six-episode series will be released from Friday, June 25 through June 27, 2021. For more information and to register click here!

Museum Hours

Thursday to Sunday (10 am to 4 pm)

Don’t miss Concord Museum’s new award winning April 19, 1775 galleries! The special exhibition  Every Path Laid Open: Women of Concord and the Quest for Equality is open now through November 7, 2021.

Walk-in visitors welcome!

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Be sure to experience Concord Museum’s new virtual exhibition!

Our new April 19, 1775 Galleries !

Concord Museum just opened three new permanent galleries chronicling the events of April 19, 1775 and their revolutionary effect on American history. The oft-told story of the battle at Concord’s North Bridge comes to life in dramatic new and more inclusive ways to recount the fateful moment when the first shots were fired and the American Revolution began. “This new April 19,1775 exhibition marries the Museum’s iconic artifacts with a multi-dimensional narrative to the foundational story like it has never been told before,” stated the Museum’s President Ralph Earle.

Featured Events

Jun 22

All That She Carried: A Conversation with Tiya Miles

Join MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and Harvard University Professor Tiya Miles as she discusses her new book, All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake, a story about women, mothers, and daughters, who chose the profundity of love over dehumanizing condition.  At the heart of this moving tale is a rough…

Jun 25

Virtual Garden Tour

Explore Concord’s gorgeous formal gardens and rambling country landscapes without leaving home! Presented by [caption id="attachment_8792" align="alignleft" width="550"] A riot of color parades along the front facade of this 18th century home in an idyllic, rural setting.[/caption] The Guild of Volunteers is pleased to present the 32nd Annual Garden Tour as a virtual experience featuring…

Jun 26

Virtual Garden Tour

Explore Concord’s gorgeous formal gardens and rambling country landscapes without leaving home! Presented by [caption id="attachment_8792" align="alignleft" width="550"] A riot of color parades along the front facade of this 18th century home in an idyllic, rural setting.[/caption] The Guild of Volunteers is pleased to present the 32nd Annual Garden Tour as a virtual experience featuring…

Jun 27

Virtual Garden Tour

Explore Concord’s gorgeous formal gardens and rambling country landscapes without leaving home! Presented by [caption id="attachment_8792" align="alignleft" width="550"] A riot of color parades along the front facade of this 18th century home in an idyllic, rural setting.[/caption] The Guild of Volunteers is pleased to present the 32nd Annual Garden Tour as a virtual experience featuring…

Jun 29

Members’ Summer Book Club

Read along in the Museum’s summer book club that includes both the new and noteworthy and Concord classics.  Whether you are on the beach, a mountain, or your sofa members can join us virtually for monthly reads, discussions, and themed cocktails all summer long.  Book club meetings will be held remotely over Zoom.  The Zoom…

Jun 30

A 57-Year Ride: Cyrus Dallin’s Quest to Raise the Iconic Paul Revere Statue

Join Nancy Blanton, Director of Outreach and Engagement at the Cyrus Dallin Art Museum, as she recounts the remarkable and compelling story behind the 57-year journey that led to Cyrus Dallin sculpting one of Boston's most iconic images: The Paul Revere Monument.  Adjacent to the Old North Church, the statue captures Revere’s legacy and the…

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At the Center ofRevolution

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The Concord Museum stands at the center of the remarkable revolutionary legacy of Concord, Massachusetts. To realize the full potential of this extraordinary place, we are enhancing our facilities and sustaining our future to provide transformative experiences of history to new and broader audiences. While our vision has expanded, our mission remains the same: to show how a town shaped a nation and to make Concord’s past relevant to the present.

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Education at the Museum

Learn with us! Whether it is learning about the roots of American democracy, the power of independent thinking, preservation of the environment, or the intricacies of craftsmanship, the Concord Museum brings history into the lives of learners of all ages. Visit up close with the famed Revere Lantern, 1775, intricately carved colonial powder horns, Henry David Thoreau’s wooden flute, and Ralph Waldo Emerson’s study filled with his books.

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Boy dressed up as colonial drummer
Girls playing with sand
Group of kids posing
Hands on in the Monroe Gallery at Concord Museum
Kids learning woodoworking at the Concord Museum
Colonial period dressed woman spinning yarn
Girls having a tea party
Group reading of 'Where the Wild Things Are'