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Other Curious Museums in the Pioneer Valley

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Thursday, July 15, 2010

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
www.hadleyfarmmuseum.org


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


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


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


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


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


The Titanic Museum
208 Main Street
Indian Orchard, Massachusetts 01151
413) 543-4770
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
www.wistariahurst.org


Ye Ol’ Watering Hole & Beer Can Museum
287 Pleasant Street
Northampton, MA
413-585-0990
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).

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