Experience life in New England from the 17th century to today

Explore historic homes, farms, and landscapes throughout the region

Visit Us
Upcoming Events
View More Events

Discover

Our Collections

From photos to jewelry to wallpaper, explore 400 years of Historic New England collections

Learn More
For Kids

Sign up for school and youth programs and find tools for online learning

Learn More
Everyone’s History

Discover stories of life in New England from the twentieth century and beyond

Learn More

Featured Posts

Apr 24 2017

Newburyport Literary Festival connects Historic New England to local book lovers

Apr 24, 2017

Site managers at Historic New England are involved in their communities in myriad ways, serving on tourism boards and local events committees. For Regional...

Apr 19 2017

This wall rocks! Retaining Boston history at Otis House

Apr 19, 2017

Just before the February snowstorms, Historic New England completed restoration of the retaining wall at Otis House (1796) in Boston. To the casual observer, this...

Mar 30 2017

Nominate a collector for Historic New England’s 2017 Prize

Mar 30, 2017

Do you know someone with a passion for collecting old photos, drawings, advertisements, postcards, theater programs, or other paper materials that capture our history?...

Discover how you can help save New England's architectural and cultural heritage for future generations.

Support the preservation of historic buildings, landscapes, and collections.

Donate Now