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Volunteer & Internships

Many opportunities are available for volunteers of all ages who wish to share their time, talents, experience, and knowledge with the  staff and visitors of Worcester Historical Museum.

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Capital Campaign

Our History. Our Future. The Campaign for Worcester Historical Museum.

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Worcester in 50 Objects

CELEBRATING the 140th anniversary of WORCESTER HISTORICAL MUSEUM. A panel of community volunteers will select the 5O final objects to be displayed at the museum. The exhibition will include objects, or, in certain cases where the object is too large or unmovable, perhaps a photograph or some other representation of the object. If your object’s description is chosen, your photograph (to be taken by our photographer) and your statement of the item’s community importance will also be included in the exhibit.

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Latino History Project

The Latino History Project of Worcester is a multi-year initiative documenting the Latino presence in Worcester, in order to collect, share, and celebrate the Latino experience in Worcester

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LGBTQ+ Worcester – For the Record

April 26, 2019 – November 16, 2019

Exhibition April 26, 2019 – November 16, 2019 This exciting exhibit includes the collection of oral histories, the creation of an LGBTQ+ archive, and educational programming to complement an exhibit on Gay Worcester. Commemorating the 50th anniversary of New York’s Stonewall Uprising and the advent of the modern gay liberation movement, the project will bring together the scattered documentation of Worcester County’s LGBTQ+ experience in partnership with College of the Holy Cross, Clark University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Digital Worcester. The exhibition and programming will run from April-October 2019 at WHM. Exciting Support of WHM’s Unique Exhibition and Programs Thanks

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Mall Series

November 22, 2016 - December 24, 2016

In 1984 local photographer Stephen DiRado began documenting the daily life of the Worcester Galleria.

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Teddy Bear Tea

On December 7, 2019, join us for Teddy Bear Tea, 10 AM-1 PM! Reservations are required

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The Legacy of Water Street

Long after the Jews had spread out to the adjacent streets and east into the neighboring Union Hill area

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Visit Discover Central MA for a calendar of events

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Home for the Holidays

Join us at Salisbury Mansion for a new twist on the season as decorators let their imaginations run to whimsy and fun

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Featured Exhibits

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Worcester, MA 01609
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p: (508) 753-8278

Museum Hours

Gallery Hours
Tuesday-Saturday, 10AM-4PM
Every fourth Thursday until 8:30PM

Library Hours
(By appointment only) Wednesday-Saturday

Salisbury Mansion
Thursday-Saturday, 1-4PM

Closed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day


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