Wistariahurst Museum

A historic house museum offering tours, events, art exhibits, and more.

238 Cabot St., Holyoke, MA 01040

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Wistariahurst Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the former home of William Skinner and his family featuring parquet floors, vaulted ceilings, elaborate woodwork and two marble lions that have guarded the entrance since the late nineteenth century. The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Holyoke and to inspiring an appreciation of history and culture through educational programs, exhibits and special events. The site also features a garden restoration, and is an excellent local for wedding photos and indoor or outdoor ceremonies. Open for tours Saturday, Sunday, Monday 12-4 p.m

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  • Spring Gallery Exhibition: Work and Culture

    Artist Deborah Baronas finds that the combination of art and history is especially potent as it can inspire and educate...

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    Sat, Mar 1 - Mon, Apr 28, 2014

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  • Historical Lecture Series: Made in the Happy Valley - Lewis Hine's Made in the Mills

    For the past eight years, Joe Manning has been identifying some of the more than 5,000 child laborers that were photographed...

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    Mon, Apr 28, 2014

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  • Dark Dining Room House Concert Series: David Berkeley / Matthew Larsen and the Documents

    The Dark Dining Room House Concert Series brings the warmth and coziness of your living room to the grandeur of...

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    Sat, May 3, 2014

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  • Historical Lecture Series: Made in the Happy Valley - Stop Whining and Create!

    Artist, author and teacher, Dean Nimmer will discuss the importance of fostering your own innate creativity to enhance the quality...

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    Mon, May 5, 2014

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  • Historical Lecture Series: Made in the Happy Valley - Nautilus I & II

    Early suffragist Elizabeth Towne's legacy as a publisher are the journal, "The Nautilus," and numerous other New Thought...

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    Mon, May 12, 2014

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  • Annual Wistariahurst Gardeners' and Western Mass Master Gardening Association's Plant Sale

    Wistariahurst Museum, known for its gorgeous gardens, will be the place to be on May 17! Gardeners from all over the...

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    Sat, May 17, 2014

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  • Historical Lecture Series: Made in the Happy Valley - The Corn Broom Industry in Hatfield & Hadley

    During the first half of the nineteenth century many farmers in Hatfield and Hadley, Massachusetts grew a variety of sorghum,...

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    Mon, May 19, 2014

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