Historic Newton at Jackson Homestead
Other Ideas: Louisa May Alcottís Orchard House - Home of the Alcotts; Boston Museum of Science; Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame; Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art; Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Historic Newton presents permanent and changing exhibits on a variety of historic topics.
Discover what life was like for New Englandís earliest settlers. Learn about the abolition movement in Newton and how the Jackson family used their home as a stop on the Underground Railroad.
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The museum houses the Newton Historical Society and holds an extensive library and research collection.
Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, Noon- 5:00pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays
Full price ticket: $6.00
Discounted ticket: $5:00 [rates apply to Newton residents, children 6-12 years, AAA members, students with ID]
Free: Children 5 years and Under, Historic Newton Members
527 Washington Street, Newton, MA, 02458 map
The Historic Newton at the Jackson Homestead and Museum is located at the corner of Washington Street and Jackson Road, between Newton Corner and Newtonville. From the Mass Pike take Exit 17 and follow the signs for West Newton. The Museum is one-third mile west of the exit. Visitor Parking is available. The museum is handicap accessible.
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