Dedham Museum & Archive

What's Happening

The Archive will be closed the week of April 15 and will reopen on Tuesday, April 23rd for regularly scheduled hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays*, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  As usual, visits to the Archive are only by appointment: [email protected].

* For the upcoming few months, the Museum, Gift Shop, and Archive will be closed on Thursdays until 2:30 p.m. 

Spring Speaker Series: Join us THIS Wednesday, April 17th, at 7:00 p.m. for the next talk in our 2024 Speaker Series. The talk will be preceded by the Annual Meeting at 6:30.

Special Exhibit: Moseley’s on the Charles. Learn more.

Save the Date for the Soirée, June 1st, 2024. Visit the Programs and Events page for more details.

Plan Your Visit

Essential information about visiting the museum and archive . . .

Programs & Events

Lectures, gatherings, tours, and more . . .

Learn at Dedham

Access Dedham’s history through programming and educational initiatives.

Archive Items
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The museum and archive hold material related to Dedham’s history and that of the nation.

Belong to Something Lasting

Become a member and Belong to Something Lasting. Your support helps save history for the future.

Support Us

Are you interested in supporting a particular resource such as our educational programming, the archive, collections fund, or operating expenses? Please help us Save History for the Future and make a donation.

Recent News

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Taps across America
February 1, 2024
On Memorial Day, May 27th, 2024, at 3:00 p.m., join us on the museum lawn as Taps is performed in a nationwide salute to remember fallen service members. 
Brand new kiosk outside the Dedham Museum building with posters on it.
April 12, 2023
Kiosk is installed on Museum’s front lawn. If you’ve walked by the Dedham Museum & Archive recently you would have noticed the new red and gray kiosk on the museum’s front lawn...