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.

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.