286 Waverley Avenue
Newton, MA 02458
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The Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds is a c. 1734 historic house museum that interprets centuries of Newton’s history. From the Revolutionary War-era Durants to the 19th-century horticulturists the Kenricks to the 20th century preservationist Dewing family, the stories told at the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds provide a slice of family life from three distinct eras in American history. Through hands-on activities, interaction with historic artifacts, and the beautiful grounds, the relevance of local history is undeniable at Durant-Kenrick.
We are in the middle of creating a new history museum in Newton, the Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds. In order to test our interactive games and puzzles in our new exhibits, we need families to tell us what they think.
This new museum will not officially open until the end of fall 2013. This is a special behind-the-scenes visit to see our exhibits and gardens in progress.
For more information, visit www.historicnewton.org
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