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 Rasmussen Education Center Now Open!

Come see over 100 Highlights from the Concord Museum Collection including the famed Revere Lantern, 1775.

More information about Admission and Hours here.

Our Hours

Winter Hours

Open Weekends Only*
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

*Open February and April school vacation weeks.

Special Announcement

Please Note: The Concord Museum galleries closed in October 2018 for renovations. Instead visitors are invited to experience “Highlights of the Concord Museum” – 100 artifacts from the Concord Museum collection like the famed Revere Lantern, 1775, and Thoreau’s green desk on view at the Anna and Neil Rasmussen Center.

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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'