Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, Waltham

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4.1/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
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  • This museum is a small gem. The day we came, the museum was actually closed! But they let us in anyway, and gave us a personal half-hour tour of some of the exhibits. There are some excellent machines...  read more »
  • If you are into historical mechanical devices or the industrial revolution in America - this is the place for you and me. The volunteers did a great job with a limited budget, only wish they had the m...  read more »
  • Very interesting subject (the mill history of Waltham MA ) as well as an interesting rehab of an old factory. 
  • There's some facinating stuff here, and at $10, it's not a bad way to spend an afternoon, but many of the exhibits are not very well maintained/restored, and the documentation/plaques are sort of sparse. If you're interested in the history of the Boston area, and some of the technology behind the area's famous historic textiles and manufacturing, you'll probably enjoy it greatly. If the history of technology isn't your passion, however, you may want to give it a miss.
  • I used to come here on elementary school field trips, and I remember loving it. Went to a wedding there recently, and it was a fantastic experience! So much character, and I got to geek out at my fiance.
  • Who is a very intuitive educational experience for all ages
  • I love the place, went here about 6 years ago. Bought a groupon for the place, when we went to it, it was closed. Writing them at the time said they were closed for winter last year (2013). Now they have very wierd open hours and I am afraid to actually show up because last time it was closed.
  • Great local museum that's basically the heart of Waltham!
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