The Natick Historical Society is seeking a part-time Director. For a full job description, please visit our News page.
The Natick Historical Society Museum is temporarily closed for restoration work and exhibit installation. You can visit our brand-new Museum in spring 2018!
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, as noted below.
Monday, March 19, 7 PM
Eliot Church, 45 Eliot Street, South Natick
Illustrated talk on the Englishman who championed and chronicled the Praying Indians of Natick.
The speaker, Thomas M. Paine, is a descendant of Daniel Gookin. Click for more info
Admission: Free for Natick Historical Society members and students; $5 for nonmembers
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


Natick Historical Society Museum
58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760


You can reach us by telephone at: 508-647-4841

You can e-mail us at:



Research Requests

We welcome research requests from historians, genealogists, and anyone else 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.