Welcome To The Westford Historical Society & Museum
The Westford Museum is located near the historic town Common at 2 Boston Road in Westford, Massachusetts. The office is at 4 Boston Road. The Museum houses a varied collection of artifacts typical of small towns. If your interest is genealogy, be sure and contact us as we have excellent materials covering many old Westford families. And if old Westford houses interest you we have house histories as well. We also have an almost complete collection of Westford Academy yearbooks, many photographs of students and teachers, and other academy memorabilia. If you are looking for a gift that is uniquely Westford, be sure and check our Museum Store.
There are a few holiday Sundays when we are closed. If you’re doing research don’t hesitate to send an e-mail or call ahead so we can prepare for your visit. We look forward to meeting you.
*At the end of December 2020, we again made the tough decision to close the Museum on Sundays to the public amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in Westford.
Easter: April 4, 2021
Memorial Day: May 31, 2021
Christmas: December 26, 2021
Westford Historical Society engages the public and fosters its connection with Westford’s unique and captivating history.
The mission of the Westford Historical Society is to promote the understanding and appreciation of Westford’s unique history to the community. By providing programming that features aspects of the daily lives, activities and achievements of Westford residents, we strive to expand and enrich understanding of how our town continues to evolve. We foster an environment of teaching and learning that strengthens our sense of community. We will collect, preserve and exhibit documents, photographs, objects and sites historically significant to Westford, and encourage outside efforts to do the same.
Plan your visit
The Museum is open most Sunday afternoons from *2:00pm to 4:00pm. We often give our docents a break on holiday weekends, so please check our calendar if you’re planning to come from a distance.
The office is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm or by appointment.
To set up an appointment, contact the Museum Office.
2 Boston Road
Westford, MA 01886
4 Boston Road
Westford, MA 01886
Take exit 32 from route 495
– From the Southbound exit ramp, turn right onto Boston Road towards Westford Center
– From the Northbound exit ramp, turn left onto Boston Road towards Westford Center
Drive 1 mile and the Museum is on the right, next to the Parish Center for the Arts. The offices are in the white cottage to the right of the museum. Parking is available in our lot.
Click for Google Maps Directions (enter your starting address).
The Westford Historical Society collects people’s names, addresses, emails and phone numbers for our own use only. We do not share our list with any other organizations or individuals, except as required by law. We send information about events, membership and donor opportunities.