Historic Deerfield will have free admission on Friday, July 26, as a part of the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Friday program. We look forward to having you here at the museum. The following information will help to make your visit great!
Historic Deerfield is open from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Upon arrival, please visit one of our ticketing centers to receive a wristband that will give you access to the museum for the day.
Parking is available in a number of locations. Please refer to the map (coming soon) for specific locations.
What to Expect on Your Visit
The historic houses and museums of Historic Deerfield, Inc., are located along the mile-long street in the village of Old Deerfield. Shuttles with limited seating will be providing transportation up and down the street, however comfortable footwear is recommended for the day.
Museum houses will be open for walk-through tours of the first floors. Groups of 10 people at a time will be able to tour the house.
Activity “zones” will be set up along the street, giving visitors the opportunity to experience everything from period re-enactors to historic trades and handicrafts. Download a map to help plan your day!
Food will be available in several locations:
Deerfield Lunch Box, a food truck offering casual, family friendly fare. (located behind Hall Tavern)
South Zone: bottled water
Central Village: Museum Gift Shop & Bookstore features drinks and snacks
Champney’s Restaurant & Tavern at the Deerfield Inn is open for lunch starting at 11:30 a.m.
Picnic tables are available throughout the village, and picnics are encouraged!
Photography, video/audio taping, sketching, use of computer equipment, and cellular telephones are not permitted inside any museum buildings. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Lost and found is located at the Visitor Center at Hall Tavern and at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life.
Children: Please leave baby strollers and back carriers outside of museum houses, and the Flynt Center of Early New England Life. Unaccompanied children may not enter museum buildings.
Pets are welcome on leashes outdoors in the village, but not on the Channing Blake Footpath because of its proximity to farm animals. No pets are allowed in any museum building, except assistance animals. Please clean up after your pets.
Visitors with mobility challenges should start their visit at the Visitor Center at Hall Tavern, where wheelchairs are available. Visitors in wheelchairs are able to gain access to the first floors of several museum houses, the Cooks’ Garden, the Memorial Libraries, the Flynt Center of Early New England Life, the Deerfield Community Center, the Deerfield Inn, and the Museum Store.
Restrooms with handicapped facilities are located behind the Hall Tavern Visitor Center, at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life, at the Deerfield Inn, and behind the Williams House.
Assistive Listening Devices:
Visitors may request that assisted listening devices be issued and used during guided tours. Assisted listening devices are available at the Hall Tavern Visitor Center.
Please call Historic Deerfield at (413) 775-7214 if you have any questions.
We look forward to your visit!