Museum is open every Wednesday 12-3 and Saturday 10-1 starting June 27th. Our last day open to the public for 2013 will be on 9/26. The museum can also be opened by appointment.
Admission is free to members
Children under age six - Free
Group rate for ten or more is half price.
Our location is on Jackson St. in Middleboro. From route 44 follow directions to Middleboro Center on Route 105. Jackson St. will be on your left and is next to the police station and across from the library. The Museum is behind the police station. Parking is available next to the museum. From I-495 take exit 4 Route 105 to Middleboro Center. Jackson St. will be on your right just past the traffic lights in downtown Middleboro.
Our phone number is 508-947-1969.
Our mailing address is:
Middleborough Historical Association
P.O. Box 304
Middleborough, Massachusetts 02346-2822
Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Becoming A Member
Your membership entitles you to: free admission to the museum, four interesting programs each year, a subscription to Mill House Notes, our quarterly newsletter, and other special events and exhibits. More importantly you will also help preserve the history of Middleborough.
Single membership $ 10.
Lifetime $200. for each eligible person (age 40 and older)
- Nancy LaFave, Lakeville Historical Commission on About Us
- Certification Courses in Finance on Historian to speak on the world tour of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Thumb
- Debbie Davis - Treasurer Fairhaven Historical Socety on Open for Business Once Again: The Peirce Company Store
- Josiah Wagener on About Us
- Stephen McManus on Who we are
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