The Natick Historical Society is seeking a part-time Director. For a full job description, please visit our News page.
Our Museum is closed for restoration work. Please visit in the spring!
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).
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
Tuesday, March 20, 1 PM
History Book Club discussion:
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott
Discuss the exciting lives of four women who were successful spies during the American Civil War.
Natick Community-Senior Center, 117 E. Central Street
All are welcome, no admission fee
Jointly sponsored by the Natick Historical Society and the Bacon Free Library
Sunday, April 22, 2 PM
"Boston's Baseball History and Natick's Contributions"
presented by Herb Crehan
Location: Morse Institute Library, 14 E. Central Street
Admission is free, donations always welcome
Sponsored by the Natick Historical Society
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.