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Historic New England


Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that collects and preserves buildings, landscapes, and objects dating from the seventeenth century to the present and uses them to keep history alive and to help people develop a deeper understanding and enjoyment of New England life and appreciation for its preservation.

Antique Auto Show

This annual auto show draws more than 200 classic and antique autos, trucks, and motorcycles from all over... Read More »

A Writer’s Garden

Sarah Orne Jewett’s garden was a source of inspiration for the South Berwick author. Modeling the gardens in... Read More »

Inside Haymarket

Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of Haymarket, Boston’s centuries-old open air market, as it opens for the day. Learn... Read More »

Music in the Meeting House

Experience Historic New England’s Rocky Hill Meeting House, filled with song. UMass Lowell’s Connexion singers bring the meeting... Read More »

Wicket Good Fun

Test your skills at the game enjoyed by the Bowen family on their summer sojourns at Historic New... Read More »

Bookbinding Workshop: Making Your Own Sketch Journal

Join artist Julia Blackbourn at Historic New England’s Watson Farm and learn how to make the perfect blank... Read More »

The Barns of Maine: Our History, Our Stories

From modest English to grand Victorian, author Don Perkins examines the structures, origins, and evolution of Maine’s barns,... Read More »

Historic New England Open House

Tour some of the region’s most fascinating historic properties for free during Historic New England’s annual Open House.... Read More »

Coastal Growers Market

Best 5–Farmers’ Markets Casey Farm, a Historic New England-owned organic CSA operation, boasts sweeping views of Narragansett Bay,... Read More »