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Boston Children's Museum

308 Congress Street, Boston, MA

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Boston Children’s Museum is the second oldest, and one of the most influential children’s museums in the world. It was founded in 1913 by the Science Teachers' Bureau, a group of visionary educators dedicated to providing new resources for both teachers and students, as a center for the exchange of materials and ideas to advance the teaching... Learn More >

Brick Store Museum

117 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME

Museum of art, history and culture of the Kennebunks and Southern Maine Learn More >

The Brick Store Museum was founded in 1936 by American artist Edith Barry. Barry originally opened the Museum in her great-grandfather's old dry-goods store, built of brick in 1825. Today, the Museum inhabits a campus of five 19th-Century buildings on Main Street in Kennebunk. It is open year-round, presenting revolving exhibitions on a range... Learn More >

Browne House

562 Main Street, Watertown, MA

Constructed between 1694 and 1701 for a farming family, Browne House contains rare surviving architectural features from the late seventeenth century. Learn More >

Constructed between 1694 and 1701 for a farming family, Browne House contains rare surviving architectural features from the late seventeenth century. In a near ruinous state when it was acquired by Historic New England founder William Sumner Appleton in 1919, the house was painstakingly restored in what is acknowledged to be the first fully... Learn More >

Brunswick Naval Museum and Memorial Gardens

179 Admiral Fitch Avenue, Brunswick, ME

Maritime Airborne Patrol and the heritage of the Naval Air Station in Brunswick, Maine Learn More >

A new museum to educate the public about Maritime Airborne Patrol, particularly the aircraft flying out of the Naval Air Station in Brunswick, Maine (NASB). We maintain a memorial garden to the 93 airmen from NASB squadrons who lost their lives in service to their country. Our first exhibit deals with a chronology of the base and includes... Learn More >

Buttonwoods Museum

240 Water Street, Haverhill, MA

Educating the community about Greater Haverhill Learn More >

From an historic site overlooking the Merrimack River, the museum tells the story of life in the Merrimack Valley from Native American settlements through today. Visit the Duncan House, the John Ward House and the Daniel Hunkins Shoe Shop. Tour our period rooms and exhibit gallery. Browse our gift shop.... Learn More >

Cahoon Museum of American Art

4676 Falmouth Road (Route 28), Cotuit, MA

Fine Art, Folk Art, Americana Learn More >

A dynamic center for experiencing the arts, the Cahoon Museum is home to a collection of American art with historic breadth from the early 19th century to contemporary art and a special focus on regional art of New England. The museum celebrates the creative spirit of folk artists Ralph and Martha Cahoon through the presentation of their artwork... Learn More >

Cape Ann Museum

27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA

Celebrating the Art, History and Culture of Cape Ann Learn More >

The Cape Ann Museum tells multiple stories, all relating to a single remarkable place: Cape Ann. From its earliest days as a fishing and shipping port to its mid-19th century role in the granite industry, to its singular charms of light and sea that have attracted countless artists from the 19th century to the present, Cape Ann boasts a rich and... Learn More >

Carpenter Museum

4 Locust Ave., Rehoboth, MA

Rehoboth's Museum of Local History Learn More >

The Carpenter Museum, named in honor of major benefactors Elsie and Winsor Carpenter, is Rehoboth’s local history museum. Its mission is to collect, preserve, document, and interpret physical objects related to the town’s history; to connect the Rehoboth community with these objects and to local history in general; to provide the wider... Learn More >

Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

290 Argilla Rd, Ipswich, MA

Experience the grandeur of a seaside estate and its marvelously landscaped grounds, notable for a broad, undulating lawn running down to the shore. Learn More >

For centuries, this dramatic coastscape served as seasonal fishing grounds for Native Americans before European settlement turned it to agriculture. By the late-19th century it had evolved into a gentleman’s farm; Richard T. Crane, Jr., began its transformation into a sprawling summer estate during the early decades of the 20th century.... Learn More >

Castle in the Clouds

455 Old Mountain Road, Moultonborough, NH

A Beautifully Restored 1914 Country Estate Learn More >

Welcome to Tom and Olive Plant’s mountaintop estate, Lucknow, built in 1913-1914 high in the Ossipee Mountain Range. Known as Castle in the Clouds since its opening to the public in 1959, the house is an unusual example of Arts and Crafts architecture in New England, expressing that aesthetic movement’s philosophy of living in harmony with... Learn More >