8 Memorial Street
Deerfield, MA 01342
Memorial Hall Museum Website »
Surrounded by gentle meadows and wooded hills, the 300 year old village of Deerfield speaks with quiet eloquence of New England's rural past. The village museum, Memorial Hall, one of New England's oldest museums, houses collections of furnishings, paintings, textiles, tools, and Indian artifacts.
Our 6th Annual Big Read kicks off in September with "Their Eyes Were Watching God," by Zora Neale Hurston. Take a walking tour of African American sites, uncovering northern slavery. See "Changes on the Horizon," an exhibit of 19th century landscapes and birds-eye-view prints.
Participation in Museum Day is open to any tax-exempt or governmental museum or cultural venue on a voluntary basis. Smithsonian magazine encourages museum visitation, but is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of the participating museums and cultural venues, and does not subsidize museums that participate.