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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  • "From our Yards" Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception

    The Photography of Les Campbell and Elaine Darr-Morton Meet Les Campbell and Elaine Darr-Morton at the opening reception on Sunday,...

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    Sun, Feb 1, 2015

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  • Dark Dining Room House Concert Series

    Dark Dining Room brings the intimacy of your living room to the grandeur of Wistariahurst Museum's Music Room. Concert curators...

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    Sat, Feb 7, 2015

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  • Victorian Valentines Workshop

    Participate in a fun and creative program that will inspire the artist in everyone! Create your own beautiful, unique card...

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    Sun, Feb 8, 2015

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  • I Love Wine! A Wine Tasting to Benefit Wistariahurst

    Don't miss this fun and flavorful evening. Delicious refreshments will be served, courtesy of Log Rolling, the catering division of...

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    Fri, Feb 13, 2015

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  • Travel the World with the Skinner Family: Egypt

    Wistariahurst offers a trip through history for school vacation! Travel the world as the Skinners did in the early 20th...

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    Tue, Feb 17, 2015

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  • Travel the World with the Skinner Family: Japan

    Hear about where the Skinners imported their silk from and learn how silk is made. Study pictures from the Skinner...

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    Wed, Feb 18, 2015

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  • Travel the World with the Skinner Family: France

    Thursday February 19, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Experience France by reading letters and looking at pictures from the Skinner archives. A center...

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    Thu, Feb 19, 2015

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  • Dark Dining Room House Concert Series

    Dark Dining Room brings the intimacy of your living room to the grandeur of Wistariahurst Museum's Music Room. Concert curators...

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    Sat, Mar 7, 2015

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  • Cyclonic: Readings from 'Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay'

    Join us for an unforgettable evening of a unique musical experience titled Cyclonic. Cyclonic is a dramatized stage rendering of...

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    Sat, Apr 18, 2015

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  • Steve Curylo in Concert

    Chicopee's own Baritone Steve Curylo, accompanied by pianist Jerry Noble, will present a recital with music of Mendelssohn, Purcell, Sullivan,...

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    Sun, Apr 26, 2015

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  • Mothers' Day Tea at Wistariahurst

    Honor someone special with an outing to Wistariahurst. Enjoy a select variety of teas and sweet treats in Belle's beautiful...

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    Sun, May 10, 2015

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  • Bohemian Quartet Concert

    A performance by Bohemian Quartet is a journey through musical vernacular of gypsy life, with fast tempos, virtuosic playing, spry...

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    Sat, May 16, 2015

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