Framingham History News & Events

The 13th Annual House Tour and Patrons Party


The 13th annual Framingham History Center House Tour

Sunday, May 18th, 12:00-5:00 pm

We are thrilled to present an exciting theme for the Framingham History Center’s 13th annual House Tour – Arts and Culture.   Join us for a tour of homes that inspire, reflect, and showcase the creativity of their owners who include painters, potters, inventors, sculptors, collectors, designers and craftsmen.  Continue reading

“From Framingham to the Battlefield and Back”: A Civil War Teacher Training Workshop July 8-11. Application now available.

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Teachers examining primary sources, Workshop 2013

This four day workshop will take place at the Framingham History Center’s Edgell Memorial Library from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., July 8-11, 2014.

The workshop will focus on the Civil War collections and archives at the Framingham History Center and the Massachusetts Historical Society as well as recently published works on local Civil War history, a walking tour, and guest lecturers and performers. Continue reading

Four Centuries of Framingham History


The Academy is currently exhibiting the Framingham timeline Wednesday – Saturday from 1-4 pm. Admission is $5/person; free for members and children under age 10. Continue reading


The Edgell Memorial Library is proud to be a Distinctive Destination of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. We welcome all National Trust members to receive a discount of free admission and 5% off admission + gift shop purchases when visiting our site. Visit for more information.

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