Needham Historical Society Needham Historical Society, Needham Massachusetts 02492

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Needham's Walk Through History

Needham’s Walk Through History

Sunday, October 2, 2016 – 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Walk, Ride, or Drive through 300 years of Needham’s History!

Take a Walk through 300 Years of Needham’s History with the Needham Historical Society!  Enjoy a self-guided tour through the familiar places that you only thought you knew well! Learn the hidden history behind the places you see every day.

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NEW! Story Hour at the Little Red Schoolhouse

Join us for Story Hour at the Little Red Schoolhouse!

Meet local authors, hear their stories, and meet new friends Friday mornings at the Little Red Schoolhouse.  This new activity for kids and young families includes craft time and a healthy snack.

Click the link for more information on our first author and story:


Join our Book Group!

Good Books & Good Conversation!

The Book Group meets on the last Tuesday of every month for discussion.  The books can be non-fiction or fiction (as long as the history is good), and are chosen by the group.

Check out our our current list and schedule, and join in!



Unique Needham Gifts!

Something for everyone!

Give  a Membership, or check out our selection of Books, Videos, Ornaments, and Cards.   Or come to the Historical Society for treasures from our Heirloom Shop.



Baker Estate Film on Sale Now!

Beautiful & Bizarre: William Baker’s Ridge Hill Farms

Beautiful & Bizarre, our new film about the famous Baker Estate, is on sale now!  You can purchase this film at the Historical Society, or Online.