Lynn Museum

photo - Lynn Museum
590 Washington Street
Lynn, MA 01901
(781) 581-6200

Located in the heart of the Downtown Lynn Cultural District, the Museum is dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and promoting the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Lynn. Its mission is to maintain and expand a collection of historic artifacts and printed material relating to the history of Lynn, educate the public through exhibitions and programs, and to foster an appreciation and understanding of local history in audiences of all ages.

Ongoing Education Programming: 

  • MESA: Museum Enrichment Series for Adults is a lunchtime series featuring guest speakers, authors, films and activities, open dialogue and deep discussions about local history, current events and more.  Events are every second Wednesday of the month at noon and attendees are welcome to bring lunch and enjoy the program.

Admission: 

General Admission: $5.00 Children under 12: FREE LMHS Members: FREE Students of Lynn Public Schools: FREE

Driving Directions: 

From Route 128/I-95: Take exit 44 B to Route 129 East. Follow Route 129 East to intersection with Boston Street. Turn right on Boston Street. Turn left on Washington Street. Follow Washington Street approximately one mile. The Lynn Museum & Historical Society is located at 590 Washington Street, on the northeast corner of Washington Street and Union Street. Parking is available in the LMHS parking lot located on the left, immediately beyond the Museum Courtyard. The Museum entrance is located on the Courtyard side of the building. From Route 1A North: Take Route 1A North to Lynn. Turn left on Market Street. Turn right on Broad Street. Turn left on Union Street. Turn right on Washington Street. The Lynn Museum & Historical Society is located at 590 Washington Street, on the northeast corner of Washington Street and Union Street. Parking is available in the LMHS parking lot located on the left, immediately beyond the Museum Courtyard. The Museum entrance is located on the Courtyard side of the building. From Route 1A South: Take Route 1A South to Lynn. Turn right on Union Street. Turn right on Washington Street. The Lynn Museum & Historical Society is located at 590 Washington Street, on the northeast corner of Washington Street and Union Street. Parking is available in the LMHS parking lot located on the left, immediately beyond the Museum Courtyard. The Museum entrance is located on the Courtyard side of the building.

Site Notes & Advisories: 

The Lynn Museum is officially designated an Essex National Heritage Area Visitor Center. As such, in addition to giving information about the history of Lynn, it also provides general information about the Essex National Heritage Area.

Flags: 

  • Family Friendly
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Parking
  • Restroom
  • Self guided

Categories: 

  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Weddings
  • Cultural Resources
  • Historic Resources
  • Community
  • Partnership Grants
  • Museums
  • Shops
  • Visitor Centers

Property Owner/Organization: 

Lynn Museum & Historical Society