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Concord Museum

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Address: 200 Lexington Rd, Route 2A, Concord, MA 01742-3711
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+1 978-369-9763
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12:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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A fascinating collection of Thoreau memorabilia.

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I really enjoyed walking through this museum. The staff was friendly and helpful. The guide pointed out cool pieces for us to observe and discuss in some of the rooms. They work... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
su2doz
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Boston (well, an hour south)

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Boston (well, an hour south)
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292 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed walking through this museum. The staff was friendly and helpful. The guide pointed out cool pieces for us to observe and discuss in some of the rooms. They work with small groups and we got to hold a gun from the 18th century! It's heavier than I thought!

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For anyone interested in the transcendentalists and the history of Concord, this is a must see museum. It has lots and lots of wonderful exhibits and original artifacts. My short visit did not get off to such a great start as the man at the desk was less than friendly and told me I was on the wrong side of... More 

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Using our Boston Go-Pass, we decided to visit this little museum, which is in the same town as the house that authors Alcott and Nathaniel Hawthorne lived, as well as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Thoreau. There is history everywhere in this little town, and who really knew that. This museum really does collect a little from each of these famous... More 

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Peabody, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I decided to take my 6-year-old son to learn more about some history that he knew a little about, and also I was interested too. I was worried he would be bored and get ansy. However, there was a video at the beginning that explained everything in the museum, which was good for him, and while it is a museum... More 

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Thank hawkami
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is wonderfully curated, and you can see so much of the Concord heritage! Love the rooms where you are taken back in time. Traveled here with children and they had a great area for them, too. Worth the visit.

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Schenectady, New York
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very interesting museum covering the history of Concord. Many of the exhibits cater to educational outreach for school groups. It must be great to have such a resource to bring history to life and make it fun for kids.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

A nice way to experience the essence of Concord, and its history. Its beginning, its relevance during revolutionary times, its American intellectual importance, and it's future. Went on Christmas eve... the museum had partnered with area schools to promote children's literature which I'm sure boosts attendance, but distracted from what the museum intends to show. Certainly worth a visit.

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Thank Edmund P
boston, ma, usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

nicely curated museum, full of concord history, interesting and informative. many colonial era exhibits, artifacts and artworks. culturally and historically engaging.

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Milford, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

For many years Concord Museum has hosted a Family Trees exhibit. This year more than 35 children's books were represented with a decorated "Christmas" tree. These trees are placed throughout the Museum exhibits. The books range from board books to young adult books. Fiction and non-fiction are included. This year "Make Way For Ducklings" (published iin 1941) was represented. Classics... More 

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

In a hour or less you can experience a thoughtful, well laid out presentation of life in Concord from 1750 to 1850

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