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.

33rd Annual Garden Tour

The Concord Museum Guild of Volunteers are thrilled to present the 33rd Annual Garden Tour in an in-person format! The popular tour will take place on two days – Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4, 2022, rain or shine. The tour is self-guided and self-paced, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Purchase your tickets by May 28th and save $5. Become a member of the Concord Museum and save $10! For more information and to purchase tickets click here!

Museum Hours

 

Wednesday to Sunday (10 am to 4 pm) 

CLOSED on Sunday, May 29, 2022

OPEN on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022!

Starting in June: Tuesday to Sunday (10 am to 4 pm)

Walk-ins Welcome.

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

Alive with Birds: William Brewster in Concord

    

The Concord Museum is collaborating with Mass Audubon to present a special exhibition, Alive with Birds: William Brewster in Concord, which will open on March 4, 2022. William Brewster (1851-1919) was Mass Audubon’s first President. He dedicated over thirty years of his life to the study of birds in Concord at his property, which he called October Farm. For a list of related programs and more information click here.

 

 

Featured Events

Jun 09

Black Panther: Outdoor Film Screening

Kick-off the summer with an outdoor film screening of Black Panther, Marvel’s 2018 release staring the late Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa a.k.a. the Black Panther.  This action-packed, Black-led superhero film is a must-see up on the big screen and under the stars before the fall 2022 release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Bring a blanket,…

Jun 16

Mindfulness in Art

A two-part mindfulness program in partnership with Be Well Be Here starts with a guided mindfulness session in the special exhibition Alive with Birds: William Brewster in Concord.  Be Well Be Here Founder and Executive Director, Lara Wilson, will lead a guided conversations in the special exhibit Alive with Birds.  Participants will come away with…

Jun 18

Antislavery Walking Tour

Coinciding with the celebration of Juneteenth, join us for a walking tour introducing participants to the Concord women and men who played a crucial role in the abolitionist movement in the years leading up to the Civil War. Participation is limited. Please register using the form below. In partnership with The Robbins House.

Jun 22

Sketching Workshop with Live Songbirds

Just as William Brewster put down his gun to study living birds, in this workshop, students will trade-in photographs for living songbirds to inspire their art.  After touring the exhibit Alive with Birds with teaching artist and Conservation Biologist, Becky Harris, students will try their hand at capturing the essence of birds as they sketch…

Jun 23

Citizenship in Perilous Times

What values hold the nation together, and what does it mean to be a “good citizen”? How should Americans’ rights and responsibilities evolve in the 21st century?  Join Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne and John Shattuck, co-author of Holding Together: The Hijacking of Rights in America and How to Reclaim Them for Everyone in this…

Jun 24

Mindfulness in Nature

In partnership with Be Well Be Here, join us for a walk and activity at Mass Audubon Brewster’s Woods Wildlife Sanctuary in Concord.  Be Well Be Here Founder and Executive Director, Lara Wilson, will lead participants on a woodland walk based on the principles of Forest Bathing, or shinrin yoku, and a journaling activity.  Come…

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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'