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Welcome to Historic Deerfield

Spend a day in old New England. Visit Historic Deerfield, an authentic 18th-century New England village in the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts. Tour beautifully restored museum houses with period architecture and furnishings. See yankee ingenuity at work in demonstrations of colonial-era trades. And explore our world-famous collection of early American crafts, ceramics, furniture, textiles and metalwork. It’s a celebration of New England heritage.

The people were incredible, the museum a gem… Thank you so much for a truly wonderful experience.” 
- Scott F. from East Hampton, CT

 

Plan Your Visit Around These Upcoming Events

Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration: In a Pickle

July 22, 2017 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During the hot summer, come learn how people in early New England kept cool, and preserved summer produce. » Learn More

Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration: In a Pickle

July 29, 2017 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

During the hot summer, come learn how people in early New England kept cool, and preserved summer produce. » Learn More

Deerfield Bicycle Tour: The River Rolls Through It

August 13, 2017 - August 18, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Discover Historic Deerfield and the beautiful Connecticut River Valley from the seat of your bicycle this summer! » Learn More

Friends of Historic Deerfield Trip 2017

September 21, 2017 - September 25, 2017 | 9:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Historic Deerfield President Philip Zea and our curators on an amazing trip to San Francisco, September 21-25, 2017 to view remarkable collections of antiques and decorative arts. Tour four four remarkable private collections plus private connoisseur tours of seven exceptional museums, historic homes, and natural wonders. » Learn More