Program Events

WHM Community partnerships with:
LGBTQ+/Community Pride and Latino History Project of Worcester  – please visit their websites for events and Discovery Days.

A Week of Smiles
begins on Sunday, September 30 with a rare Sunday opening from 1-4PM to celebrate our 30th Anniversary on 30 Elm Street!
Cider and donuts will be served along with a children’s activity and more! The Museum’s Anniversary is sponsored in part by Fallon Health.

Meet the Author: Jarrett J. Krosoczka

on Monday, October 8
Join us for an exclusive visit with Lunch Lady author Jarrett Krosoczka as he does two readings from his latest book Hey Kiddo. Hey, Kiddo is a young adult book geared towards readers 12 and up. Books will be available for purchase at the event from Tatnuck Bookseller. Reservations are required. RSVP ONLINE or call 508-753-8278.

LGBTQ+ Discovery Days:
Saturday, November 3 and Saturday, December 1

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, November 28, 5:30 PM for Water Street
35th Anniversary – World within A World Exhibit. An evening of memories, music, noshes, and nibbles…and a presentation by Stuart Sadick.

Christmas Concerto
Thursday, November 29, 7:30 PM at Worcester Historical Museum
Revel in the Splendors of the Season with the rarest of musical treats by the Worcester Chamber Music Society.

Winter Carnival
Saturday, December 8, 10AM-2PM inside and outside Worcester Historical Museum.
Details will be revealed shortly.

Home for the Holidays and The Invention of Christmas, a True Story
at Salisbury Mansion. November 22 through December 29, Thursday through Saturday, 1-4pm.
Please check back for details as we get closer to the date.

Candlelight Tours
November 23, 30, December 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 4:30-6: 30 PM at Salisbury Mansion 
Step back in time when you visit in the evening and see each room illuminated by the glow of candlelight and expertly decorated by local artisans.

STORIES THEY TELL – Ongoing: Come see artifacts from the WHM collection and learn the story of the people behind them.

IN THEIR SHIRTSLEEVES – Ongoing: A look at Worcester’s role in innovation and industry from the city’s beginnings to today.

HOLIDAY GIFTS: Membership makes a great gift. Visit to give a year-long gift. And be sure to visit the Museum shop for one-of-a-kind gifts.

Visit Us

30 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609
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Contact Us
p: (508) 753-8278

Museum Hours

Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
4th Thursday of the Month: 10:00AM - 8:30PM

Library Hours
Wednesday - Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
4th Thursday of the Month: 10:00AM - 8:30PM

Salisbury Mansion
Thursday - Saturday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM


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