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Lynn Museum and Historical Society

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Great local find

This is a hidden spot in Lynn...Went to 2 benefits here that were amazing...Local Lynn shoe factory... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Deb C
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Boston, Massachusetts
Lace in Lynn!

Easy to find with plenty of parking in the small lot or on the street. We went to the museum to... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Carolyn4evr
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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590 Washington St, Lynn, MA 01901-1406
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a hidden spot in Lynn...Went to 2 benefits here that were amazing...Local Lynn shoe factory history...very interesting....benefits were great...get a chance Go!!

2  Thank Deb C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Easy to find with plenty of parking in the small lot or on the street. We went to the museum to view the temporary exhibit (there until June 15 - closing reception June 10) "Heartstrings: Embracing Armenian Needlelace, Embroidery and Rugs" explores how continuing the...More

2  Thank Carolyn4evr
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great little museum. Full of surprises about the local Lynn area. Like Marsmallow Fluff is made in Lynn. Who knew.?

1  Thank Ab1242016
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great place to visit and learn some History about this great city. The gift shop is a must shop for any Lynner to show their pride in Lynn- and only place that Imknow of to find Fluff Gear.

1  Thank davyinbigd
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Not only a museum, they host great events through out the year. History and Hops is a great event. It combines the Historical Exhibits with samples some of the region's finest breweries. Check the Museums website for Upcoming Events

1  Thank Joe R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lynn is my home town so forgive me if I am biased. Lynn has a varied and dynamic history, the shoe industry thrived here as a cottage industry, there were many historical presences here. Frederick Lloyd Douglas lived here for several years and delivered a...More

2  Thank zenelxx
Reviewed 14 January 2016

have been to many events here and I am always in love with this place. Great building and awesome exhibits. The courtyard is also a beautiful little oasis in the middle of the city!

2  Thank Andrea O
Reviewed 23 August 2015

There is always something exciting going on at the Lynn Museum. Check out their website for current events.

1  Thank Mary T
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Walking through the small museum is like stepping back in time.The old photos of the shoe factories and aerial shots of the city are just beautiful.

2  Thank criticalchef
Reviewed 7 June 2015

It's a little museum where you can find some of the history and development of the city. You can do it in a hour and you will be informed. Dont expect the advanteages of a museum in NYC. This is the Town Museum. You will...More

1  Thank Natanael V
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