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Visit an American Original

Plan a Real Summer Getaway

One of the only authentic colonial villages in the US

Historic Deerfield is a museum that interprets the history and culture of early America. First settled in 1669, this English open-field village is one of the few historic places in the US that’s still in its original form. It’s a one-of-a-kind destination where you can experience firsthand America’s rich past.

Where real American history is on display every day:

• Guided tours of this authentic 18th century village

• Twelve museum houses dating from 1730-1850

• World-class collections of ceramics, textiles, furniture and more

• Hands-on learning and activities in the History Workshop

• Demonstrations of Historic Trades and Open Hearth Cooking

• The Old Burying Ground, Deerfield’s original cemetery

• Special Thanksgiving-themed events

Check out our Calendar of Events for details.

Lodging, dining and shopping:

Visit The Deerfield Inn, Champney’s Restaurant & Tavern and the Museum Gift Shop & Bookstore.

Fun for kids & families:

Take a kid-friendly tour with family activity guides, hands-on activities, maps and games.

Nearby attractions:

Mount Sugarloaf State Reservation, Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens, the Yankee Candle Flagship Store and more.


Plan your getaway now!

Tickets available at the Visitor Center or the Flynt Center of Early New England Life.

Check hours and admission

84B Old Main Street | Deerfield, MA 01342

CALL or [413-775-7214