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Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke

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Wistariahurst is an educational and cultural center owned and operated by the City of Holyoke and supported by Historic Holyoke at Wistariahurst. Wistariahurst is dedicated to preserving Holyoke’s history and inspiring an appreciation of history and culture through educational programs, exhibits and special events. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Wistariahurst is the former home of William Skinner, a prominent silk manufacturer and was built in 1874.

Today, Wistariahurst offers a wide variety of public programs and events including: workshops, concerts, lectures and demonstrations and serves the community through educational programs, community partnerships, history projects, and outreach activities. More information is available at www.Wistariahurst.org
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  • I saw on Roadtrippers that this location had a Dead Frog Circus, so I thought it'd be a great place to stretch in the midst of a long drive. Despite the link saying it was open on weekends, IT... 
    I saw on Roadtrippers that this location had a Dead Frog Circus, so I thought it'd be a great place to stretch in the midst of a long drive. Despite the link saying it was open on weekends, IT...  more »
  • This is a beautiful museum. Just walking through the rooms, you can imagine and sense the people who lived here when it was the Skinner house. The grounds are fabulous too. I felt like I stepped... 
    This is a beautiful museum. Just walking through the rooms, you can imagine and sense the people who lived here when it was the Skinner house. The grounds are fabulous too. I felt like I stepped...  more »
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  • Wistariahurst is absolutely stunning and you must visit during one of their house tours It was fascinating and made fun and personal by our docent Rita p
  • I love the varied gardens on the grounds.

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