Other Curious Museums in the Pioneer Valley

The following are a selection of small, local museums we’ve either visited or have been recommended to us as being particularly curious. The list is not intended to be conclusive.

The Hadley Farm Museum
Rte 9 and Rte 47
Hadley, MA
http://www.hadleyfarmmuseum.org

Hatfield Farm Museum
Billings Way
Hatfield, MA
413-247-9349

Museum of Our Industrial Heritage
2 Mead Street
Greenfield, MA
http://www.industrialhistory.org

Nash Dinosaur Track Quarry and Rock Shop
Rt 116 – Amherst Road
South Hadley, MA
413-467-9566
http://www.nashdinosaurtracks.com

Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association
Memorial Hall Museum
8 Memorial Street
Deerfield, MA
413-774-3768
http://www.memorialhall.mass.edu

The Polish Center at Elms College
33 South Street
Chicopee, MA
413-592-0001
http://www.polishcenter.net

The Titanic Museum
208 Main Street
Indian Orchard, Massachusetts 01151
413) 543-4770
http://www.titanichistoricalsociety.org/museum

Westhampton Blacksmith Shop Museum
5 Stage Road
Westhampton, MA, 01027
413-527-3209

Wistariahurst Museum
238 Cabot Street
Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
(413) 322-5660
http://www.wistariahurst.org

Ye Ol’ Watering Hole & Beer Can Museum
287 Pleasant Street
Northampton, MA
413-585-0990
http://www.yeolwateringhole.com

For other suggestions, please visit the Pioneer Valley History Network’s site (pvhn.wordpress.com/locations/) or Mark T. Almed’s blog, Exploring Western Massachusetts and his post with favorite local museums (explorewmass.blogspot.com/2007/03/museums-of-western-massachusetts.html).

Author: Mark Roessler

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