Old Colony History Museum

66 Church Green, Taunton, MA 02780 - United States





The Old Colony History Museum is home to an extensive collection of regional objects and archives and a research library specializing in local history and genealogy. Its parent organization, the Old Colony Historical Society, was founded on May 4, 1853, making it one of New England’s oldest historical societies.

We are open year-round and offer many exciting exhibitions, activities, programs, research opportunities and, most importantly, an inspiring setting for visitors from around the block and around the world.

Mostly, we are about sharing our history with our community and look forward to showing you around sometime soon.


Daily highlight tours offered at noon! Special for 2021 is the OCHM Garden Exhibit on our front lawn. Highlighting native wildflowers as well as locally-grown vegetables and herbs, come explore the garden for a unique view of local history. You can learn more and see how it's growing at https://www.oldcolonyhistorymuseum.org/exhibits/ochm-garden/

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