Newton History Museum at the Jackson Homestead [MA]
The Newton History Museum presents permanent and changing exhibits on a variety of local historic topics. Visitors can discover what life was like for New England's earliest settlers, or learn about the abolition movement in Newton and how the Jackson family used their home as a stop on the Underground Railroad. The museum also serves as headquarters for the Newton Historical Society and holds its library and research collection.
The museum offers exhibits, educational programs for students, reference library access, and occasional recreational and educational events.