Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, Waltham

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  • July 30, 2017
    Very friendly staff. Fine collection of 19th and early 20th century machines, vehicles and tools, exhibited in a wonderful 19th century waterpower factory. Provides a good overview of the industrializ...  more »
  • April 29, 2017
    What a cool place. We were guests at a wedding there and it was fascinating. We can't wait to go back and explore more carefully soon.  more »
  • April 10, 2017
    This industrial museum in the city of Waltham is the birthplace and founder of the industrial revolution as we know it.their old cars motorcycles machinery in all of the wonderful industrial revolutio...  more »
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  • June 8, 2017
    The Industrial Museum captures the mechanical genius of an earlier era. The mill building and contents display the tools and artifacts of local businesses.
  • June 18, 2017
    Very interesting museum about mechanical stuff. I was there for a wedding.
  • June 6, 2017
    Beautiful venue, not that easy to get to if you don't know where you are.
  • March 8, 2017
    Really interested place if you're into mechanical engineering. The staff is also very knowledgeable and friendly.
  • November 21, 2016
    Great look into one history during the industrial age. Walking paths to the museum overlooks the river and provide great scenery especially during the fall months

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