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Historic Northampton Museum, Northampton

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4.7/5 based on 85 reviews on the web
Historic Northampton is a museum of local history in the heart of the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts. Its collection of approximately 50,000 objects and three historic buildings is the repository of Northampton and Connecticut Valley history from the Pre-Contact era to the present. The museum maintains a permanent exhibit chronicling the rich history of Northampton in its main gallery and features changing exhibitions in its rotating exhibit space.

Historic Northampton constitutes a campus of three contiguous historic houses, all on their original sites. The grounds themselves are part of an original Northampton homelot, laid out in 1654.
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  • Small and intimate, Historic Northampton combines great local history with US history. Northampton was the home to Calvin Coolidge, and the museum includes an interesting view into the life of small N...  read more »
  • Northampton itself has a lot to offer. They are restaurants of every cuisine and shops offering everything a shopper might desire. Architecturely beautiful. Feels very safe even though there seem to b...  read more »
  • A great example of small New England towns, full of human, artistic and gastronomic attractions. Worthy of visit.
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