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.

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.