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  MA
 
Holyoke
 
Volleyball Hall of Fame
 
444 Dwight Street
 
Heritage SP
 
Holyoke  MA
 
Phone   413 563-0926
 
Web Site  http://www.volleyhall.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@volleyhall.org
 
Description  volleyball memorabilia, videos, vertical jump tester
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
New or Updated:   2/10/2004
 

  MA

  Hull

  Hull Lifesaving Museum

  1117 Nantasket Ave

  Hull  MA  02045    

  Phone   781 925-5433

  Web Site http://www.lifesavingmuseum.org/

  E-mail   mailto:lifesavingmuseum@comcast.net

  Description  former life saving station furnished and equipped with surfboat,

                    equipment, stories of Boston Harbor shipwrecks and rescues, also

                    operated Windmill Point Boathouse  & Seaport Boathouse

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Industry /Profession Lifesaving

  Era 1889

  New or Updated:  7/24/2006

  MA
 
Hyannis
 
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum
 
397 Main Street
 
Hyannis  MA  02601    
 
Phone  508 790-3077
 
Web Site  http://www.hyannis.com/JFKMuseum.asp
 
Alt Web  http://www.barnstablepatriot.com/07-19-02-news/chamber.html
 
Description  JFK's family and friends on Cape Cod
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession  Politics
 
New or Updated:  10/31/2003

  MA

  Hyannis Port

  Toad Hall Classic Sports Car Museum

  Simmons Homestead Inn

  288 Scudder Ave

  Hyannis Port  MA   02647    

  Phone  508 778-4934

  Web Site http://www.toadhallcars.com/

  Description  50 sports cars, mostly European, all red

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  Collection N-Z   Vehicles

  New or Updated:  1/18/2007

  MA
 
Indian Orchard
 
The Titanic Museum
 
208 Main Street
 
Indian Orchard   MA   01151  
 
Phone   413 543-4770
 
Web Site  http://www.titanic1.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:titanicinfo@titanichistoricalsociety.org
 
Description  memorabilia of most famous shipwreck of modern times
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Owner/Operator:  Titanic Historical Society
 
New or Updated:    2/10/2004

Massachusetts
Leominster
National Plastics Center & Museum
210 Lancaster Street
Leominster MA
Phone 
978 537-9529
Web Site http://npcm.plastics.com
Description history, uses of plastic - recycling, classes and experiments
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial

Massachusetts
Lexington
Lexington Fire Museum
36 Hancock Street
PO Box 514
Lexington MA  02173
Phone 
781 862-1703
Web Site  http://www.lexingtonhistory.org/museum_2002.html
E-mail  mailto:info@lexingtonhistory.org
Description  fire engines, firefighting equipment and memorabilia, in a barn behind the Hancock-Clarke house
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Firefighting

  MA
 
Lowell
 
National Streetcar Museum
 
25 Shattuck St
 
Lowell  MA
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.trolleymuseum.org/lowell_01.html
 
Description  exhibit on the historical importance of Trolleys
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Collection N-Z  Trolleys
 
Owner/Operator:  Seashore Trolley Museum
 
New or Updated:  10/31/2003

  MA
 
Lowell
 
New England Quilt Museum
 
18 Shattuck St
 
Lowell  MA  01852    
 
Phone  978 452-4207
 
Web Site  http://www.nequiltmuseum.org/
 
Description  quilts in former bank building, rotating exhibits, online exhibits
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Building Type  Bank
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection N-Z  Quilts
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003

  MA
 
Milton
 
Blue Hills Trailside Museum
 
1904 Canton Avenue
 
Milton            MA           02186     
  Phone         617 333-0690
 
Web Site      http://www.massaudubon.org/Nature_Connection/Sanctuaries/Blue_Hills/inde                   x.php
 
Description      interpretive center for Blue Hill Reservation
 
Type of Resource       Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus    Park
 
Nature  Nature
 
Group Identity    Native American
 
Research /Reading     Library
 
Owner/Operator:     Mass Audubon
 
New or Updated:              12/2/2003

  MA
 
Nantucket
 
Egan Institute of Maritime Studies
 
The Coffin School
 
4 Winter Street
 
Nantucket              MA   03554    
 
Phone   508 228-2505
 
Web Site  http://www.eganinstitute.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:egan@eganinstitute.com
 
Description  research, education, nautical training, located within Coffin School
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era  1854
 
New or Updated:   12/4/2003

  MA

  Natick

  Museum of  World War II

  46 Eliot Street

  Natick       MA           01760    

  Phone   508 651-7695

  Web Site  http://www.museumofworldwarii.com/

  Description  by appointment only, original documents, 83 mannequins with uniforms, German

                    artifacts, spy equipment

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  New or Updated:           12/20/2005

 

  MA

  New Bedford

  Kendall Whaling Museum

  New Bedford  MA

  Web Site http://www.whalingmuseum.org/kendall/about/index_ab.html

  Alt Web http://www.archaeology.org/0211/reviews/whaling.html

  Description  Merged with New Bedford Whaling Museum

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Industry /Profession Whaling

  Owner/Operator:  New Bedford Whaling Museum

  New or Updated:  7/14/2006

 

  MA

  New Bedford

  New Bedford Whaling Museum

  18 Johnny Cake Hill

  New Bedford  MA   02740    

  Phone   508 997-0046

  Web Site  www.whalingmuseum.org

  Description  all about whaling, Whalers, and the places they went

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Industry /Profession Whaling

  Collection  Photography

  Research   Library

  Owner/Operator:  Old Dartmouth Historical Society

  New or Updated:  4/22/2006

 

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Massachusetts
North Grafton
Willard House and Clock Museum
11 Willard Street
North Grafton MA  01536
Phone 
508 839-3500
Web Site  http://www.willardhouse.org/
E-mail  mailto:webmaster@willardhouse.org
Description  clocks and watches in two historic buildings, Willard family of clockmakers
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection A-F  Clocks
Era  1718


  MA
 
Northampton
 
Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library & Museum
 
Forbes Library
 
20 West Street
 
Northampton           MA   01060    
 
Phone   413 587-1011
 
Web Site  http://www.forbeslibrary.org/coolidge.html
 
Description  documents and memorabilia of Coolidge as Governor, Vice President, and                     President
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:      12/13/2003

    MA
 
Onset
 
Porter Thermometer Museum
 
49 Zarahemla Road
 
Onset                             MA        02528    
 
Phone   508 295-5504
 
Web Site  http://members.aol.com/thermometerman/
 
E-mail  mailto:thermometerman@aol.com
 
Alt Web  http://www.capecodtravel.com/towns/semass/therm.shtml
 
Description  over 2800 thermometers and weather measuring devices
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
New or Updated:      12/15/2003
 
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