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About the Somerville Museum


Programs in 2015

Museum News Fall 2013


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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Visit by appointment only, except during special exhibitions.
During special exhibitions, gallery hours are:
   Thursdays 2 - 7 p.m.
   Fridays 2 - 5 p.m.
   Saturdays 12 - 5 p.m. and by appointment


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

What's Going On


Book, Postcard & Ephemera Sale to Benefit the Somerville Museum


Saturday, September 19, 2015

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Early bird entry and silent auction. $5.00; members free.

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Free entry

Books and postcards will be 1/2 price after 3:00 p.m.




Book sale


More Fall Programs


Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.The Charles Williams Jr. Story – Somerville and the First Telephone. Chris Wisniewski, Personal Historian, discusses Williams' work with Bell and Watson as well as his connections to the Tufts, Kidder, Cole and Vinal families.

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