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The American Heritage Museum will be open all week from April 15-21 from 10am to 5pm daily for MA Spring Break Week! The Highland Street Foundation is providing free admission to the museum on Tuesday, April 16 for all visitors too! (no registration required). For all other days, save $2 per ticket by buying your tickets online at: ahmus.me/save2..#museum #familyfun #PatriotsDay #historymuseum #boston #visitma #WeAreMetroWest #metrowestma #metrowestboston #hudsonma #thingstodoinboston ... See MoreSee Less
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The American Heritage Museum will welcome a new addition to our Pacific Theater gallery in July - the Grumman / General Motors FM-2 Wildcat BuNo 57039 currently under an amazing restoration effort by the volunteers and staff of the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo, MI. The Wildcat will be on long-term loan from the National Naval Aviation Museum and will be unveiled during our WWII in the Pacific Re-Enactment Weekend on July 13-14. Read the full story: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/2024/04/american-heritage-museum-to-welcome-newly-restored-general... ... See MoreSee Less
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Reminder - We are hosting a terrific presentation and special tour by Gregg Pomerleau this Friday, March 29th, 1 to 4 p.m. Gregg is an AHM docent and former Master Gunner and tank platoon Sergeant.Hear Gregg discuss the history and technologies of tanks and how the concepts of building a better tank has advanced over the millennia. As part of this special presentation, Gregg will take participants on a personal tour through the American Heritage Museum’s collection to point out specific features on the tanks that he is highlighting in his talk. More information see: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/special-presentation-tank-technologies/ ... See MoreSee Less
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See our new American Heritage Museum shorts Youtube video channel hosted by the dynamic brothers Andrew and Matthew Ford. Here they feature compelling videos about the finer details in AHM's collection. Some of their segments include how to operate a M3 GMC gun breech, background on the Borgward B IV, why the IS-2's gun is so large and many more. See: www.youtube.com/channel/UCmqC1zBHV0EWZtdEQEhRCww or @AmericanHeritageMuseumShorts. ... See MoreSee Less
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Speaker Series: Winged Heroes – WWII American Airpower

June 16 @ 3:00 pm, ending 4:00 pm

Free with standard museum admission

Join us on Sunday, June 16th, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a captivating talk by author Steven Feinstein about his book – Winged Heroes: How American Air Power led to victory in World War II, and helped shape the modern world. 

Winged Heroes take the reader on a harrowing journey though the perilous skies of World War II. From the birth of military aviation in World War I, through the interwar years, to the Flying Tigers of 1941, and to the Dash to Victory from 1944-1945, Winged Heroes celebrates the pilots and innovators who pushed the boundaries of flight.

This falls on the same day as our Tanks, Wings and Wheels weekend where we will have all three museums open: Classic Car Barn, Historic Aircraft Hangar and the American Heritage Museum. An ideal time to see some of the museum’s rare collection of historic aircraft including the last flying fighter from Pearl Harbor (P-40), F6F Hellcat, SBD Dauntless, TBM Avenger and many more.

 

 

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June 16
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3:00 pm, ending 4:00 pm
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Free with standard museum admission
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OPEN SPRING BREAK WEEK - April 15-21

The American Heritage Museum will be open for MA Spring Break Week (April 15-21) including Monday, April 15th and Tuesday, April 16th. Open daily from 10am to 5pm. Free Admission Day on Tuesday, April 16th funded by a grant from the Highland Street Foundation's Spring Week 2024 Program.