Historic Northampton Museum, Northampton

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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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  • Our daughter and her family moved to Northampton from northern California. We visited them in October and walked the historic downtown area several times. There are plenty of restaurants and independe...  more »
  • Far to many left wing loons here. Does make for a very clean, and low crime rate city though. If you can make it past the panhandlers, who NEVER work, the main street offers a lot to see. Many nice pl...  more »
  • Stopped for one night in Northampton on our way back home, after spending a week in Massachusetts and Vermont. Stayed at the Historic Northampton Hotel, which was lovely. After arrival at the hotel, I...  more »
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