Lynn Museum & Historical Society
Established in 1897, the Lynn Museum & Historical Society is the only organization in the city devoted to collecting, preserving, and fostering an appreciation of Lynn's rich history. Did you know that Lynn is the home of Marshmallow Fluff, or that a sea serpent was once sighted in Lynn Harbor?
A membership organization open to the public, LMHS fulfills its mission by offering youth and adult programs, maintaining a research library and archives, and mounting several changing exhibitions each year.
The museum offers periodic family programs. Check the website for current information.
Lynn Museum, 590 Washington St, Lynn, MA 01901:
Tuesday-Friday 10AM-4PM, Saturday by appointment, closed Sunday and Monday
LynnArts Galleries, 25 Exchange St, Lynn, MA 01901:
Open Gallery Friday 10AM-1PM, Saturday 10AM-4PM, and by appointment Thursday.
$5; under 12 free; LMHS Members free; Students of Lynn Public Schools free
590 Washington Street, Lynn, MA map
From the North: Rtes. 128/I-95 South to exit 44, Rte. 1 South. Take first exit to Rte 129 East. Follow Rte. 129 East to Downtown Lynn. After MBTA commuter rail trestle, Visitors Center will be on the opposite left corner.
From South and West: Rtes. 128/I-95 North to exit 44B. Follow Rte. 129 East to Downtown Lynn. After MBTA commuter rail trestle, Visitors Center will be on the opposite left corner.
From Salem: Route 1A South to Lynn. At North Shore Community College, take a sharp right onto Union Street, then right onto Washington Street. Parking and Visitors Center on left.
From Boston: Route 1A North to Lynnway. Turn left following Rt. 1A onto Market St., then right onto Broad St. At North Shore Community College bear left onto Union Street, next right on Washington Street. Parking and Visitors Center on left.
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