Historic Northampton, Northampton

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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.

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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  • Stopped by on a Sunday to check out the Main Street exhibit. Lots of great information in a small space. We were searching for info on my son’s apartment. Answered some questions. A lot of... 
    Stopped by on a Sunday to check out the Main Street exhibit. Lots of great information in a small space. We were searching for info on my son’s apartment. Answered some questions. A lot of...  more »
  • There is a lot of little stores to shop in and a lot of different cuisnes to choose from. There is also a park, arboretum, an art musuem and art gallerys. The parking is in a parking garage where the....  more
    There is a lot of little stores to shop in and a lot of different cuisnes to choose from. There is also a park, arboretum, an art musuem and art gallerys. The parking is in a parking garage where the....  more »
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  • Wonderful to see the tribute to Frances Crowe. Chilling to try on the red cloak! Reminded me of The Handmaid's Tail.
  • Great Northampton Main Street exhibit from Nonotuck people here for 11,000 years b4 Europeans.

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