Bartlett Museum

Bartlett Museum
270 Main Street, P.O. Box 692
Amesbury, MA 01913
(978) 388-4528

Bartlett Museum is a historic Victorian style school house that was built in 1870 and named for Josiah Bartlett. Today, The Bartlett Museum is a repository for memorabilia and artifacts relating to Amesbury, Massachusetts and the immediate surrounding area. Artifacts date from prehistoric days to the settlement and beyond. Exhibits include: a timeline of events in the history of Amesbury; replicas of a colonial kitchen and a Victorian parlor; a natural history room; a schoolroom; a major exhibit which changes periodically; and the carriage house has several carriages made by Amesbury manufactures and related items. Native American experts claim the Bartlett Museum has the best collection of Indian artifacts in the Northeast and exhibits are expertly arranged in room and case settings. Visitors can also enjoy panoramic view of the Merrimac River. Visit us at www.bartlettmuseum.org and www.amesburytreasures.org and on facebook: thebartlettmuseum

Hours: 

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend: Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 1pm to 4pm; Saturday, 10am to 4pm. To see the Museum during other times, or to make arrangements for group tours, call (978) 388-4528.

Driving Directions: 

From I-95, take exit 58 (route 110 Amesbury). At the third set of traffic lights, turn left onto Main Street. The museum is on the left at 270 Main Street, not far from the intersection.

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  • Family Friendly
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  • Cultural Resources
  • Historic Resources
  • Museums
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