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About the Somerville Museum



Museum Hours  

  Thursdays 2 - 7 p.m.

  Fridays 2 - 5 p.m.

  Saturdays 12 - 5 p.m.


Programs in 2016


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. It seeks to engage our audience in an on-going dialogue with local artists, scholars, and educators to foster cultural education and understanding.

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Funding provided by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Historical Commission, and members of the Somerville Museum.


Access for All


Meeting the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Help us complete the Access for All campaign by donating to the Somerville Museum Building Fund  

What's Going On

April 17 - May 21, 2016

Somerville Open Studios 2016 Artists' Choice Exhibit

The Artists' Choice Exhibit offers the best opportunity to preview the studios and artists' work. Come to the Artists' Choice Exhibit first to plan your weekend.

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During Open Studios weekend, the museum will be open:
Thursday, April 28th, 2:00 - 7:00pm
Friday, April 29th from 2:00-9:00 pm. 
Saturday and Sunday, April 30th and May 1st from 11:00 am - 6pm.






May is Preservation Month!


Saturday May 7 at 10:00 a.m. Tour Magoun Square


Preservation Month Calendar of Events



Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.violin
Sonate e Cantate: Italian Baroque Music for Viols and Voice. 

Mezzo-soprano Pamela Dellal joins El Dorado Ensemble in original works for voice and viols, including music by Stradella, Marcello, Handel, Legrenzi, and G. Strozzi.
Admission is $19 for the general public, $14 for students, seniors, and Museum members.

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Sunday, May 22, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.. Reception to follow.
The History of Somerville Lumber
Harold Cohen, former co-owner of Somerville Lumber will speak about the rise and fall of this local icon. Was it Home Depot? Harold says no. Come hear the full story



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