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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  • Historical Lecture Series: Threads that Bind - Textiles in the Connecticut River Valley: Fashion and Frugality: English Patterned Silks and Connecticut River Valley Women's Fashion in the 18th Century

    Ned Lazaro, of Historic Deerfield, will explore the ownership and survival of three elaborate 18th-century brocaded silk gowns worn in...

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    Mon, Sep 22, 2014

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  • Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!

    Wistariahurst will grant free admission for one person plus a guest for an historic house tour with a Free Admission...

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    Sat, Sep 27, 2014

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  • An Afternoon Concert with Bella Voce

    Join Bella Voce as they present selections from Opera, Broadway and the American Songbook taking you on a journey from...

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    Sun, Sep 28, 2014

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  • Historical Lecture Series: Threads that Bind - Textiles in the Connecticut River Valley: The Cheney Brothers: Silk Manufacturing in Manchester, CT

    Dennis Gleeson will tell the story of the Cheney Brothers, founders of world renowned silk mills in 1838, famous for premium...

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    Mon, Sep 29, 2014

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  • Herbs & Spices Lecture

    Do you want to know how to cook delicious dishes using spices and herbs from your garden? Sample herbs and...

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    Sat, Oct 4, 2014

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