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Upcoming Events

Discover Boston Furniture

Tuesday, September 23, Otis House, Boston, Mass.

American Music and Harvest Festival

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, Newbury, Mass.

Fine Arts and Crafts Festival

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, Hamilton House, South Berwick, Maine

More Events

Teachers: Plan Field Trips

Otis field trip

Browse programs and register online


Explore Our Collections

Search four centuries of New England artifact and archival collections.

FeatuDrinking Waterred Object
Cans of drinking water

During the Cold War, New Englanders were prepared for the nuclear attacks that thankfully never came. These supplies were stored in a basement shelter in Wayland, Massachusetts.

Exhibits: check out jewelry and more in exhibits and collection highlights.

Preserving Our Homes and Yours

Langdon balustrade

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Historic New England partners with communities to collect and share stories of life in our region.