Mattapoisett Historical Society

Mattapoisett Historical Society
5 Church Street, Mattapoisett
July & August: Wednesday – Saturday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Off season and groups by appointment, 508-758-2844

At the Mattapoisett Museum and Carriage House, visitors enjoy engaging history exhibits ranging from Mattapoisett’s shipbuilding roots to the impact of Hurricanes on the community. Fun and educational programs for families and youth include a Holiday Toy Train Show, a Fall Festival, Sea Chantey performances, Scavenger Hunts, Special Activities during school vacations and Interactive Walking Tours exploring the Town.

The Mattapoisett Historical Society also hosts lectures led by distinguished scholars and historians that illuminate history through dialogue with the larger community. Researchers from across the country utilize the unique resources in the Francis Rowland Research Room including genealogy and family papers that date back to the 1600s.

Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 16, and free for children under 6 and for Mattapoisett Historical Society members. For more information, email or visit

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