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The Museum is Open April 15-November 30, 2011

10-12 & 1-5 or by appointment

Staff is on site year round.

Hours may change due to special events.
For updated hours and to arrange for group tours contact a staff member at 508-842-8900
or e-mail

Closed Major holidays

There is no admission charge.





There is no admission charge.


Directions by Car 

From points east, Take Mass. Pike west to exit 12 (Framingham), then 9 west towards Shrewsbury.  Travel 11 miles on route 9, and turn right on South Street Shrewsbury (opposite Kia Motors). Continue about a mile to the traffic light at Main Street , take a right on Main Street.  Go .3 miles and the museum will be on your right, across from Dean Park.

From points south or west, Take Mass Pike east to exit 10 (Auburn), then 290 east to exit 22 (Main Street, Shrewsbury).  Stay on Main Street through the center of town.  One mile past the center of Shrewsbury, the museum  will be on your right.


From points north or southeast: From route 495 north or south, take route 9 west.  Follow directions from east (above).


Public Transportation 


Train Service between Boston and Worcester

Bus Service between  Worcester  and 786 Main Street, Shrewsbury

Cabs and General Information


Other Artemas Ward Related Sites

Ward Family Monument, Mountain View Cemetery, Route 140, Shrewsbury MA

Artemas Ward Gateway, Ward Park, New Street, Marlborough MA






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