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Period Rooms

January 1, 2000 - December 31, 2019
Period Bedroom

Rich with furnishings from Concord homes, the Museum's five period rooms offer a glimpse into the domestic lives of men and women of Concord. At the Concord Museum, visitors enjoy a privileged, inside look at an icon of American letters that is perhaps without parallel—the Study of Ralph Waldo Emerson. Housed at the Museum since... View Article

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Decorative Arts

January 1, 2000 - December 31, 2019
Keeping Time

Drawing from an encyclopedic collection of over 30,000 objects—from tall clocks to costumes, from looking glasses to samplers—the Museum's decorative arts galleries focus on subjects as diverse as 18th century furniture, weathervanes, Concord-made silver, 19th century childhood pastimes, and the Concord clockmakers.

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Why Concord?

January 1, 2007 - December 31, 2076

Why Concord?, a six-gallery exhibition, explores the making of Concord as a particular community and as a New England and American symbol. The town of Concord, Massachusetts has played a significant part in the history of New England and the nation. Founded by English settlers in 1635, it was the first inland town in Massachusetts,... View Article

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11:00 am

Women of Concord Walking Tour

August 17, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Walk through town and focus on the notable women who shaped Concord’s history.  The tour highlights famous historical figures as Louisa May Alcott and Margaret Fuller, to those who are less well known, such as Ellen Garrison and Mary Merrick Brooks. Walking Tour tickets gain you free same-day admission to the Concord Museum, including the... View Article

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1:00 pm

Women of Concord Collection Spotlight

August 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
inscribed leaf

Featuring intimate imagery from the Concord Museum’s collection, explore the lives and legacies of women who have shaped and continue to shape the American experience with Concord Museum curator David Wood. Included with Museum admission; Members free. Program seating is first come first serve. Image: Inscribed Leaf. Sophia E. Thoreau, October 13, 1868. Shagbark hickory, ink.... View Article

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