Museum temporarily closed for renovations and enlarged displays. We relocated our offices to 207 Union Street. You can see our brand new museum look in spring 2018!
WE ARE OPEN for public programs, as noted below.
Tuesday, February 20, 1 PM
History Book Club: THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead
All are welcome to attend
Natick Community-Senior Center, 117 E. Central Street
Monday, March 19, 7 PM
Location TBD
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
Admision: Free for Natick Historical Society members, $5 for nonmembers
For more information on upcoming events, please visit our Events page.

Field Trip Logistics 



  • Two or three dates in April to mid-June, including a rain date
  • An arrival time at the Natick Historical Society
  • Number of students in your group to a maximum of 45
  • Number of adults in your group (1 adult to 5 students is recommended)

With the above information contact the Natick Historical Society at:

Phone: 508-647-4841


How to get here

The Natick Historical Society is located at 58 Eliot Street in the Bacon Free Library building.,+Natick,+MA+01760&aq=0&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=32.66491,56.337891&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=58+Eliot+St,+Natick,+Middlesex,+Massachusetts+01760&t=h&z=16


What to expect

The program can accommodate up to 45 students in three groups of 15 as they rotate through the three stations. While specifically designed to meet the needs of the Massachusetts Curriculum for 3rd grade students, the program can be adapted for students of all ages.

Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.

The Museum is wheelchair accessible. There is only one restroom in the building, and it is not wheelchair accessible.

By prior arrangment, school groups are welcome to picnic on the grounds. During inclement weather, the Museum can provide space for up to 20 people for lunch or snack, but a bus or other shelter for lunch should be arranged for groups above 20 people.

The school must provide transportation to and from the Museum and at least one chaperone for every five children. Bring clipboards and pencils if you have them.

Buses may park easily in front of the building or behind the building on Mill Lane.