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Come see our newest addition to the Vietnam War exhibit - the F-105G Thunderchief. Read the latest post from Owen Myers: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/2024/07/the-legacy-of-the-f-105-thunderchief/ ... See MoreSee Less
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We are very excited to see 102 year old WWII Pacific War Veteran Mr. Caster Salemi this Saturday. Mr. Salemi trained in Paris Texas before being sent to the South Pacific. He was first stationed in New Guinea from Mar.1944 to Jan.1945 and then made the landing in Luzon, Philippines as part of the 251st Field Artillery battalion- company B. Caster was a T4 (Tech)Sergeant responsible for setting up communications between companies. He was in the Philippines fighting the Japanese from Jan.1945 through Dec.1945 seeing action in Dagupan, Pangasinan, Bayombong, Balette Pass, Cagayan Valley, Iguig, and Manila. Caster Salemi received the Philippines Liberation Medal and Asiatic Pacific Service Medal. He will be here through Saturday during our Pacific War re-enactment. A very rare opportunity to talk with a Pacific War veteran who was in the thick of it. ... See MoreSee Less
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We are getting ready for our first WWII Pacific Theater Re-enactment and living history event - This weekend! 7/13-7/14.More information and tickets see: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/wwii-pacific-re-enactment-saipan-campaign/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Celebrating our Independence - The American Heritage Museum will be open on Thursday, July 4th, 10 am to 5 pm. We hope to see you here to commemorate this pivotal time in American history. To life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness! ... See MoreSee Less
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Visit the American Heritage Museum in Hudson, MA!

The American Heritage Museum is open weekly from Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm each day. The AHM is fully ADA accessible and covers over 67,000 square feet in our well ventilated, climate controlled facility. Visitors are encouraged to plan at least two hours for their visit.

The annex buildings such as the Aircraft Hangar or Car Collection are ONLY open on Special Event Weekends (see schedule at this link) and are not part of general admission.

We are sorry, the American Heritage Museum does not have a cafe or dining available at this time. Great dining experiences in downtown Hudson, MA are only 2 miles away.

DAILY SCHEDULE

MONDAY CLOSED 
TUESDAY CLOSED
WEDNESDAY 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
THURSDAY 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Independence Day!
FRIDAY 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
SATURDAY 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
SUNDAY 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
HOLIDAY CLOSURES The American Heritage Museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day.

 

GENERAL ADMISSIONS PRICING AT DESK

Adults $23.00
Children (16 and Under) $12.00
Seniors (62 plus) $20.00
Active Duty Military (With ID) and Veterans $20.00 
Children 3 and Under FREE
American Heritage Museum Members (click here to become one) FREE
World War II & Korean War Veterans FREE

SAVE $2 PER TICKET BY PURCHASING ADMISSION ONLINE!

 

Massachusetts EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare Cardholders

We are proud to participate in the Card to Culture program, a collaboration between the Mass Cultural Council and the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, and the Massachusetts Health Connector, by broadening accessibility to cultural programming.

Massachusetts EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare Cardholders
$3 Adult Admission and Free admission for up to four (4) children under the age of 18 in their household.

Cardholders are able to purchase their museum admission in person. Not valid for special event weekends as listed on the American Heritage Museum website.

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS

For simple admissions processing, we encourage you to purchase tickets in advance using our online portal and your tickets may be emailed directly to you. Otherwise, you may purchase tickets at our admissions desk on your arrival. Special Event Weekend tickets should be purchased through the event page (schedule at this link). Tank Driving Programs and Tank Rides must be scheduled and purchased separately and are NOT available on all days that the museum is open (see this link for tank drives and rides including schedule)

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS

The American Heritage Museum is conveniently located in the Greater Boston region in Hudson, MA  – about halfway between Boston and Worcester. The AHM is only 5 miles from Route 495 in Hudson. For GPS directions, please use the following address:

American Heritage Museum
568 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Depending on the direction you are coming from, your GPS may direct you to use Barton Road, Pine Point Road, or Hunter Avenue to access the museum, but this is incorrect. You cannot access the American Heritage Museum from Barton Road as the driveway listed is not actually there. If you are coming from points Northeast, please navigate to the town of Hudson first, then navigate to our direct address.

PARKING
Parking is free at the museum and there are handicapped parking spaces available. Please note that due to popularity in the summer months, our overflow parking extends to a grass parking area, so please be prepared in case of poor weather.

TANK DRIVING EXPERIENCES AND TANK RIDES

For the ultimate immersive experience in World War II living history, the American Heritage Museum offers driving instruction and rides in the M4 Sherman Medium Tank and M24 Chaffee Light Tank on select days in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Ride programs start at $595 per tank and driving programs start at $995 per person. Advance reservations are REQUIRED for all tank experiences as they are only offered on select dates. Please see details on the Tank Experience section of our website or call us at 978-562-9182 to learn more. All participants in tank rides and drives must be at least 5′ in height and all drive participants must be at least 16 or older.

Looking for Hotel accommodations? The Embassy Suites in Marlborough offers special discounts for American Heritage Museum guests. Click on photo to make a reservation or call (508) 485-5900.

 

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Online Ticket Sales Unavailable Currently

With the nationwide IT outage impacting businesses around the world, our online ticketing provider has also been impacted and we are unable to offer online tickets until the system is restored. Online discounted pricing will be honored on-site until ticket processing can resume.