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About the Somerville Museum


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As the only membership supported, community-based cultural institution of its kind in Somerville, the Somerville Museum plays a central role in preserving the past, reflecting the present, and helping to shape the future of this diverse urban community. The Museum seeks to engage our audience in an on-going dialogue with local artists, scholars, and educators with the larger aim of fostering cultural education and understanding.

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   Thursdays 2 - 7 p.m.
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What's Going On


Somerville Civil WarSunday, March 29th, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

Boston and the Civil War, Hub of the Second Revolution
Historian and author Barbara F. Berenson will present her new book, Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution

Books will be for sale and signing at the Museum. General Admission: $8; free to members. Reception to Follow.


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Just released: The Story of Somerville Lumber by Verissima Productions. Research and images were contributed by the Somerville Museum.
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