Jackson Homestead and Museum and its collection

Jackson Homestead and Museum

The Jackson Homestead, situated at 527 Washington Street in Newton, Massachusetts, holds a significant place in history as it served as a station on the Underground Railroad prior to the Civil War. This historic house offers a glimpse into a pivotal time in American history, providing visitors with an opportunity to learn about the Underground Railroad and its role in the abolitionist movement.

Mission of Historic Newton

The Jackson Homestead and Museum is managed by Historic Newton, an organization dedicated to inspiring discovery and engagement by shedding light on the community's stories within the broader context of American history. Visitors to the museum can expect to gain a deeper understanding of Newton's history and its place within the larger narrative of the United States.

Exhibits at Jackson Homestead and Museum

The Jackson Homestead and Museum features both rotating and permanent exhibits that delve into the history of Newton, Massachusetts, and the Underground Railroad. These exhibits provide a comprehensive overview of the local history and the city's role in the abolitionist movement, offering visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the past.

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Jackson Homestead and Museum
Washington Street 527
MA 02458 Newton

Visitor information Jackson Homestead and Museum

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
11:00 – 17:00
Thursday Closed
11:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00


0 – 4Free

Newton residents Seniors Students (K-graduate) - $5
EBT, WIC, ConnectorCare Cardholder (up to 4 tickets) - $2
K-12 Educators NARM members - Free


Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

Washington Street 527, Newton

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