Museums in Danvers

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Salem
The Salem Witch Museum takes you back to Salem 1692. Visitors are given a dramatic history lesson using stage sets with life-size figures, lighting and a narration - an overview of the Witch Trials of 1692. Probably not the best place to take the sma...
Salem
Relive the adventures of Captains Kidd and Blackbeard, who roamed freely offshore plundering merchant ships. Participate in an educational, historically accurate and entertaining, live walking tour with a qualified guide.
Salem
This compelling museum is composed of eerily life-like London made wax figures that depict Salems vivid history from its founding in 1626 through the terrifying Hysteria of 1692. Come face to face with such notable Salem figures as the famed author o...
Boston
Visit more than 700 interactive exhibits; watch a large-format film in the Mugar Omni Theater, home of New England’s only IMAX Dome screen; walk among the free-flying residents of the Butterfly Garden; experience an indoor lightning storm in the Th...
Cambridge
The Peabody Museum is among the oldest archaeological and ethnographic museums in the world where kids can enjoy and learn from one of the finest collections of human cultural history found anywhere.
Cambridge
Explore dinosaurs, hundreds of animals from around the world, rare minerals, meteorites. Check out the 42 ft. Kronosaurus, whale skeletons, and Harvard's world-famous Blaschka 'Glass Flowers'. Don't miss the University's most visited museum, just 10...
Boston
Loads of great hand-on exhibits to keep kids entertained - which focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health and fitness and the arts.
Lexington
We present history by telling stories that are rich in content, use compelling narrative, and are supported by dynamic displays and interactive hands-on activities.
Lowell
This is not your run-of-the-mill museum. From spinning wheels to airplanes and power looms to baseballs, history really comes alive here. Enjoy family-friendly interactive centers for hands-on fiber arts for all ages. Kids' programming available too.
Boston
Family-friendly, big machines & wrenches....sound fun? A fascinating look at where water comes from!
Brookline
Located in beautiful Larz Anderson Park the Larz Anderson Auto Museum is a great Museum for kids and adults of all ages! Learn about the history of the automobile and have some fun along the way! The Larz Anderson Auto Museum provides an exciting...
Acton
Two museums in one! In the Children's Discovery Museum, the younger children learn while they play. At the Science Discovery Museum, children and adults of all ages explore hands-on scientific concepts creativity!
Exeter
Discover the stories behind America's revolutionary past and how they relate to your experiences today by visiting the American Independence Museum. Located in historic Exeter, New Hampshire, the museum features stories of the brave men and women wh...
Brockton
Free for kids, this is an ever changing range of consistently excellent exhibits, covering a diverse range of themes and mediums. Obviously for the less boisterous child, this is a fun afternoon for creative types: be prepared to get the paints out w...
North Easton
There are 3 floors of interactive educational but fun exhibits and over 100 programs that allow kids children ages 1 through 8 to explore the world around.
Manchester
The Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum/Max I Silber Scouting Library represents an exciting, unique, and colorful repository for an exceedingly large collection of Boy Scout memorabilia and an exceptional Scouting Library. Artifacts relating to Scouting...
Manchester
The Currier features European and American paintings, decorative arts, photographs and sculpture, including works by Picasso, Monet, O'Keeffe, Wyeth, and LeWitt with exhibitions, tours, and programs year-round. The museum also offers tours of the Fra...
Manchester
The Museum features the permanent exhibit, Woven in Time: 11,000 Years at Amoskeag Falls, that tells the story of Manchester and the people who have lived and worked here. The story starts with the native peoples who fished at Amoskeag Falls 11,000 y...
Dover
The Children's Museum of NH offers two floors of unique, interactive exhibits for children ages 1-12 and their families. Explore world cultures, under-sea research, brain waves, dinosaurs, music, nature and much more. Expanded location in a waterfron...
Plymouth
The Wax Museum, gives a graphic portrayal in the magic of light, sound, and animation, recreating the persecuted years in England, the escape to Holland, the Mayflower voyage, and the landing at Plymouth, where the rain - thunder - and lightning or a...
Eco Tarium
(48 Miles)
Worcester
Set in an urban oasis, the EcoTarium offers a chance to walk through the treetops, take a thrilling multimedia journey through the galaxy at a digital planetarium, meet wildlife, stroll nature trails, ride a narrow-gauge railroad.
Worcester
Discover shields, swords, staff weapons, and over 35 suits of armor. The museum offers a range of classes that include the knightly longsword, rapier, dueling saber, staff weapons, and more. You can also study modern fencing, or take part in the muse...
Concord
The New Hampshire Historical Society serves thousands of children and adults each year through its Museum of New Hampshire History, research library, educational programs, and award-winning publications.
Pawtucket
Located on the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Slater Mill is a museum complex dedicated to bringing the American Industrial Revolution to life.Slater Mill Historic Site is an interactive museum where you can take part in the lives of th...
Providence
- is a place where kids and grown ups can play and learn together-it presents hands-on exhibit areas and exciting programs designed for children ages 1 to 11. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Rho...
Providence
The Museum of Natural History is Rhode Island’s only natural history museum and home to the state’s only public planetarium. Located in historic Roger Williams Park, the Museum has been educating and serving the public since 1896.
Fall River
The railroad museum traces the history of railroading in Fall River,located in railroad cars . There are many displays in the rail cars, including a display of model trains and a kids play room. The museum also has a small gift shop. Make us a part o...
Kennebunkport
The Museum contains the "National Collection of American Streetcars" plus collections af rapid transit vehicles, trackles trolleys, and buses. The exhibit "History in Motion" contain a children's space of interactive activities relating to mass ransi...
Bristol
The Herreshoff Marine Museum and America\'s Cup Hall of Fame are dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and the America\'s Cup competit...
Warner
Exhibits of Native American objects, special events,and programming. 2.5 acre Medicine Woods Nature Trail. Tipi and Northeast Woodlands lodge frame on grounds. Shop for souvenirs in our giftshop.
Brewster
There are two floors of exhibits about the flora and fauna of Cape Cod, including exhibits on whales, indigenous birds, and coastal change, and several aquaria holding different species of crustaceans, mollusks, fish, frogs, turtles and snakes. Sever...
Wolfeboro
The Wright Museum is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to celebrating Americans' sacrifices and achievements during WWII.
Wolfeboro Falls
An incredible hands-on experience within this museum and hobby shop for those families and kids who just love trains!
Mashpee
A place where families and children can learn and play together. The museum features lots of hand on exhibits such as: A Pirate Ship, A Plantarium, the Puppet Theatre and Toddler Play Area.
East Greenwich
The Museum is an electrical and mechanical engineering museum emphasizing the beginnings of radio and steam power. The museum honors engineers who achieved greatness and served the public good by analyzing and solving tough engineering problems. The ...
Wolfeboro Falls
The Museum features many of the finest examples of vintage mahogany and antique boats on a rotating basis, including; Garwood, Chris-Craft, Century, Dodge, Penn Yan, Lyman and Hacker. There are runabouts, race-boats, canoes, guide boats, and sail bo...
Newport
The Museum's American Imagist Collection features masterpieces of illustrative art and is the largest such collection in the world. Illustrators combine personal expression with pictorial representation in order to convey ideas.
Newport
The Museum's collections and exhibitions focus on the visual arts of Newport and southeastern New England, reflecting both the rich heritage of the past and the lively art scene of the present.
Newport
The Museum's galleries chronicle the rich history of tennis through interactive exhibits, dynamic videos, and popular memorabilia from historic champions and the superstars of today.
Newport
The Museum of Yachting is dedicated to preserving the culture of yachting by fostering education and enjoyment of its history through the presentation of vessels, artifacts, literature, events, and regattas.
South Portland
Founded in 1987, Portland Harbor Museum is an exciting place to explore and celebrate the rich maritime history of Portland Harbor.
Portland
- exists to inspire discovery and imagination through exploration and play. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Maine
Amherst
Housed in the 1750-era Strong House, the Amherst History Museum takes visitors on a journey from the town's colonial past, through its industrial age and into the computer-driven present.
Portland
Take a trip back in time at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum! Enjoy magnificent views of Portland's waterfront aboard antique rail cars pulled by hard-working steam and diesel locomotives.
Narragansett
The mission of the South County Museum is to inspire wonder and a better understanding of the agricultural and rural village life in coastal Rhode Island before the emergence of suburban communities.
Rex Museum
(89 Miles)
Gallup
A museum on the history of Gallup displaying verious artifacts and information.
Holyoke
The Children's Museum at Holyoke provides a unique setting in which children and adults learn together about art, science and the world around them. Through hands-on exhibits, children challenge themselves, discover how the world works, explore new r...
Tamworth
Take a guided working farm tour, visit our gardens, view our exhibits and new exhibits changing every month. Take a scenic walk by foot or by wagon or sleigh ride. A beautiful destination, visited by many artists, media reporters and even NH's own sh...
Springfield
The Hoop Hall features interactive and historic exhibits about every aspect of the game.
Springfield
Visitors to the Springfield Science Museum will find a world filled with the wonders of natural and physical science. The Museum also is home to a live animal center with fish, insects, reptiles and amphibians in such realistic natural habitats as an...

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