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Historic Northampton Museum, Northampton
(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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  • Such a great historic town with small shoppes and restaurants. History is truly preserved here and there is so much to do. 
  • 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...  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...  more »