We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lynn Museum and Historical Society

Review Highlights
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
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
Belmont, Massachusetts
Read all 20 reviews
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“their website”(3 reviews)
“shoe”(5 reviews)
“industry”(4 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
590 Washington St, Lynn, MA 01901-1406
+1 781-581-6200
Reviews (20)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstheir websiteshoeindustrycultureexhibitsstoriesdisplayshows
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
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
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Chisholm's Motel
11 reviews
6.52 km away
Red Roof PLUS+ Boston - Logan
789 reviews
6.62 km away
Avalon Motel
24 reviews
6.64 km away
Holiday Inn Express Saugus (Logan Airport)
652 reviews
6.71 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 190 restaurants in Lynn
The Blue Ox
315 reviews
.24 km away
Capitol Diner
42 reviews
.02 km away
34 reviews
.29 km away
Tacos Lupita
29 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 16 attractions in Lynn
Lynn Memorial Auditorium
79 reviews
.59 km away
Lynn Shore
57 reviews
.91 km away
Red Rock Park
11 reviews
1.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lynn Museum and Historical Society staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines