The Campaign for Worcester Historical Museum – OUR HISTORY. OUR FUTURE. – raised over $13.5 million to fund endowment, capital projects, and current use funds. It is with much gratitude and enthusiasm that we share the achievements of this campaign.

Endowment $9,009,592 – provides 50% of the annual operating budget and secures the ED position

Current Use Funds $1,435,437 for increased community programs, outreach, and education

Capital Projects $3,067,282 – for ten projects

As we rethink the role and impact of the Museum in the community, we strive for Worcester Historical Museum to be representative and inclusive of all of Worcester’s communities. This commitment underscores our 149 year dedication to making sure every voice is heard, every story is valued, and every individual feels a sense of belonging. Embracing diversity in its myriad forms, we aim to weave a tapestry of narratives that reflect the rich mosaic of Worcester’s cultural heritage.

Our vision extends beyond mere representation; it encompasses active engagement and meaningful participation. We seek to create spaces within the Museum and the community where all can connect. Together, we can build a stronger, more vibrant community where everyone has the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing narrative of Worcester’s history and heritage.

Thank you for joining us in this adventure!

Our City.  Our History.  Our Museum.

David Nicholson and Bill Wallace
Chair and Executive Director

March 19, 2024



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30 Elm Street
Worcester, MA 01609
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Contact Us
e: info@worcesterhistory.net
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
10AM-4PM library@worcesterhistory.net

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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