Our Museum will reopen on Sunday, October 21, 11:00 am-3:00 pm. More details coming soon!
Our new Research Library & Office is at 207 Union Street; please call for an appointment. Regular open hours will be announced soon. 
We are OPEN for public programs (see below).

NEW!! Voice recordings of two original Natick Historical Society books available on one CD in MP3 format.

History Book Club
Tuesday, October 16, 1:00 pm
Everyone welcome to join discussion of The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent.
It's another dramatic take on the Salem Witch Trials in 1692-1693.
At Natick Community-Senior Center.
Sponsored by the Natick Historical Society and the Bacon Free Library.
Wednesday, October 17, 7:00 pm
Join us in the Morse Institute Library to hear Anna Fahey-Flynn talk about Best Foot Forward: The Shoe Industry in Massachusetts.
Sunday, October 21, 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Join us for a "Welcome Back Open House" to see our completely renovated museum on the lower level of the Bacon Free Library building, 58 Eliot Street.
Live artist demonstrations, new exhibits, and stuff for kids.
For more information on upcoming events, please visit our Events page.

Contact Us

Our mailing address is:

Natick Historical Society
207 Union Street
Natick, MA 01760

Tel:  (508) 655-0729

Natick Historical Society Museum
58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760

Tel:  (508) 647-4841


You can e-mail us at:



Research Requests

We welcome research requests from historians, genealogists, and anyone interested in Natick’s history.

You can submit your request by emailing a short description of your project to

To support the process of compiling this information, we request a donation in advance for a minimum of 1 hour of research at a rate of $10 per hour. After the first hour, you will be notified if additional time is required. NHS staff will spend a maximum of three hours per request at an hourly recommended donation of $10 per hour. If more than three hours is required, a staff person will contact you to discuss options for completing your research. Checks can be made out to the “Natick Historical Society” and mailed to:

The Natick Historical Society

207 Union Street

Natick, MA 01760


This fee is waived for school projects of K-12 students. Members of the Natick Historical Society also receive unlimited research benefits.

We will make every attempt to assist your research, but please be aware that your $10 donation does not guarantee that we will find what you are looking for.