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Museum of Our Industrial Heritage

2 Mead St, Greenfield, MA 01301-3862
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More interesting than you can imagine

Our group of retired couples thoroughly enjoyed this visit. It is in the buildings of a former... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
BostonNikki
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boston
Intetesting

They paint a true picture of what was happening in the area during those times. They have a wealth... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
sandyl1234
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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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Jan 16, 2018
“More interesting than you can imagine”
Aug 9, 2017
“Intetesting”
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2 Mead St, Greenfield, MA 01301-3862
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Our group of retired couples thoroughly enjoyed this visit. It is in the buildings of a former iron works, making incredible tools from early 1800s until times changes and factories moved South etc. You really see how things were then. The exhibits were not flashy...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

They paint a true picture of what was happening in the area during those times. They have a wealth of knowledge and can answer any question posed. 1 hour should be long enough to plan for a visit.

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This old mill building tells the story of industrial history in a very visceral way, with views of the water, great displays, and a whole room full of tools you can use (with supervision, of course).

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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Nicely done little museum on the industrial history of the region. I am not a huge fan of industrial history, but stopped because I like learning about the history of the area. The volunteers there are great older guys that know alot and are more...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

It was a great tour by two wonderful and very knowledgeable museum staff. They were informative and even let me try different tools. The staff taught me how to make screws and bolts with the tap and die machine.

Thank Foresthiker2014
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Follow the passionate volunteer guide from quality cutlery, dye, metal work, cathode tube, and other displays in the heart if what might look like beautiful nowhere if you fail to stop, look around, and ask questions. Find out how stubbornness, a competitive spirit, engineering, and...More

Thank Joseph G
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

I brought my kids here and they loved it. Me to! Its a great place to learn about the local history. Its even in an old mill type building. There are many friends that volunteer here and make it a great place to learn about...More

Thank Jack D
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

This museum has so much local history (It's in an old manufacturing building, tucked next to a river), students visit from local schools to learn more about their community, and their grandparents come to see bits of their own past - highlights include some of...More

Thank RoadTripMamma
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Reviewed 23 November 2014

As a former employee of the Greenfield Steel Stamp Company (high school and some college years in 1970s), which now houses the Museum of Our Industrial Heritage, I must say that it was very exciting and heartwarming to see what has been created here. A...More

1  Thank Peter R
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

We attended opening day for the 2013 season and found the enthusiasm, dedication, and knowledge-base of the staff simply contagious. The Museum of Our Industrial Heritage brings to life the history of industrial Greenfield and the surrounding communities through their collections, photographs, notations, and personal...More

4  Thank LilCapalini
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