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April 19, 2021

Join us on Saturday and Sunday, May 15th & 16th, for a fantastic weekend where you can see some of the American Heritage Museum’s tanks operating in a series of unique demonstrations. These include the M4 Sherman, M24 Chaffee, and M10 Tank Destroyer. *Special to this weekend: debut of the only restored Panzer 1 in […]

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April 7, 2021

We are looking forward to hosting the USS Constitution’s 1812 Marine Guard re-enactor group at the American Heritage Museum on Saturday and Sunday, April 17th & 18th. The 1812 Marine Guard is the period Marine Guard for the USS Constitution “Old Ironsides” and is considered such by the US Navy.  In that capacity they have […]

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April 5, 2021

WGBH Executive Arts Editor and host of Open Studio, Jared Bowen visited the American Heritage Museum. See  his interview with AHM President Rob Collings, Lead Docent Colin Rixon and restoration expert Dick Moran. Click here to see video.

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March 15, 2021

By Professor Guy Beiner Professor of modern history at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and has held senior research fellowships at Trinity College Dublin, University of Notre Dame, Central European University, University of Oxford and most recently at Boston College, where he was the Burns Scholar. He specializes in the historical study of […]

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March 9, 2021

It is with deep sorrow to say that veteran Nathan Hall, the driver of the M1A1 Abrams “White 2” currently on display at the American Heritage Museum, passed away at 35 years old from a blood clot during his battle with leukemia on March 2nd, 2021. On August 3rd, 2006, while on patrol near Falluja, […]

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March 5, 2021

Over March we celebrate Women’s History Month. Recognizing woman who have made an impact on our history, culture and society. It is a time to reflect on the progress that has been made and be inspired by the women who have influenced all of us. The American Heritage Museum focuses on the contributions women have […]

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February 23, 2021

The Battle of Iwo Jima (meaning sulfur island in Japanese) was a fierce battle in which the United States Navy and Marine Corps landed on and eventually captured the island from the Imperial Japanese forces. The battle lasted from February 19th to March 26th, 1945. Controlling this small volcanic island was strategically important as it […]

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February 5, 2021

The Gulf War, that lasted from August 1990 to February 1991, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq’s invasion and annexation of Kuwait arising from disputes over oil and substantial debt. On January 16, President George H. W. Bush announced the […]

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January 28, 2021

The American Heritage Museum has partnered with the International History Institute at Boston University for the 2021 Speaker Series. Directed by Professor of History Cathal Nolan, the International History Institute (IHI) at Boston University was founded in 1999 to promote the importance of history in understanding international cultural, economic, political, and military affairs. It supports […]

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January 22, 2021

The Gulf War, that lasted from August 1990 to February 1991, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq’s invasion and annexation of Kuwait arising from disputes over oil and substantial debt. On January 16, 1991 (30 years ago!), President George H. […]

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December 18, 2020

On December 16th, 1944, the Battle of the Bulge had begun, and forces all along the western front were being pushed back by a wave of German troops, tanks, and under bombardment from over 1,000 artillery pieces. The mainstay medium tank in the US Army was the M4 “Sherman” tank, and by December 1944, U.S. armored […]

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November 20, 2020

The world’s oldest operational P-40B Tomahawk and only surviving airworthy American fighter aircraft from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is now on display at the American Heritage Museum in Stow, Massachusetts. One of the 131 P-40Bs built at the Curtiss facility in Buffalo, New York during 1940-1941 and allocated the Bu No. 41-13297, this […]

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September 28, 2020

When main character Norman Ellison showed up as a rookie replacement for bow gunner Red with a battle-hardened Sherman tanker crew in the 2014 film Fury, the first thing the rest of the crew did was hand Norman a bucket and a sponge and told him to clean Easy Eight, their M4 Sherman. Seemingly enough, […]

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September 18, 2020

Our nation has a long and proud history of Americans answering the call to serve. Today, we pause to remember the 138,000 POW’s and 83,000 MIA’s from WWII to the present day during this, America’s National POW/MIA Recognition Day. The American Heritage Museum is humbled to have been chosen to display a somber reminder of […]

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July 28, 2020

Geoffrey Roth Watch Engineering has partnered with the Collings Foundation to pay tribute to the B-24J “Witchcraft” Liberator. This watchmaking brand and the non-profit organization share a passion for the preservation of American history and fine craftsmanship. The highlight of this unique partnership will be a limited-edition 250 piece run of Geoffrey’s new HH7 Pilot […]

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MUSEUM OPEN

Open Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00am to 5:00pm. We are following State of MA COVID-19 visitor capacity limits as of March 1st to 50% of maximum museum capacity, allowing up to 500 persons inside the building at any given time and all sanitizing protocols as outlined by the state.