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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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  • DOWNTOWN still vital and vibrant after years away!! Needed more, but plans to visit to the Butterfly Garden in Deerfield. Arrived, checked in to Hotel, some shop grazing, and pleased to say the galler...  more »
  • This is a great town to spend the day in. Walking on Main Street, the Forbes Library, Smith College Campus, live music, breweries and craft beer, coffee shops & restaurants, and shopping in little bou...  more »
  • It is a lot of fun to go into the different shops. There is also many restaurants to choose from to give you sustenance to continue to shop!  more »
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