Historic Deerfield

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Historic Deerfield, Inc., is dedicated to the heritage and preservation of Deerfield, Massachusetts and the Connecticut River Valley. Its museums and programs provide today’s audiences with experiences that create an understanding and appreciation of New England’s historic villages and countryside.

Fall on Main Street in Historic Deerfield


Come visit our museum of history, art and architecture along a mile-long street laid out in 1671 and still lined with 18th- and 19th-century houses on their original sites. 

Map of Historic Deerfield

This quintessential New England village is surrounded by working farms and rolling cornfields along the Deerfield River. Here in western Massachusetts, Historic Deerfield’s museum houses range in date from the 1730s to the 1840s.

Apprentice's Workshop at Dwight House at Historic Deerfield

The doors of the Allen House in Historic Deerfield

Inside you will find one of the best public collections of art and antiques in America while you explore the lifestyle of early New England in a working village of endless beauty. Tour the Flynt Center of Early New England Life, a state-of-the-art museum facility featuring exhibitions and a visible storage area modeled on those at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. And after touring, take time to relax at the 1884 Deerfield Inn.

Historic Deerfield in Deerfield, Massachusetts