Free Fun Friday 2017

July 28, 2017 - July 28, 2017 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Historic Deerfield will have free admission on Friday, July 28, as a part of the Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Friday program. We look forward to having you here at the museum. The following information will help to make your visit great! 


Historic Deerfield is open from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.   


Upon arrival, please visit one of our ticketing centers  to receive a button that will give you access to the museum for the day.



Parking is available in a number of locations. Please refer to the map for specific locations.

What to Expect During Your Visit

  •  The historic houses and museums of Historic Deerfield, Inc., are located along the mile-long street in the village of Old Deerfield.  A shuttle with limited seating will be providing transportation up and down the street, however comfortable footwear is recommended for the day.  
  • Museum houses will be open for walk-through tours of the first floors. Groups of 10 people at a time will be able to tour the house.


  • Activity “zones” will be set up along the street, giving visitors the opportunity to experience everything from period re-enactors to historic trades and handicrafts.


  • Food will be available in several locations:
    • Central Village: the Deerfield Lunch Box provides lunch, beverages and snacks. The Museum Gift Shop & Bookstore features drinks and snacks.
    • Champney’s Restaurant & Tavern at the Deerfield Inn is open for lunch starting at 12 p.m. A kids menu will  be available.
    • Picnic tables are available throughout the village, and picnics are encouraged! 

Lost and found is located at the Visitor Center at Hall Tavern and at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life.

Children: Please leave baby strollers and back carriers outside of museum houses. Unaccompanied children may not enter museum buildings.


Pets are welcome on leashes outdoors in the village, but not on the Channing Blake Footpath because of its proximity to farm animals. No pets are allowed in any museum building, except licensed assistance dogs. Please clean up after your pets.

Please inquire with a staff member at the Hall Tavern Visitor Center or Flynt Center of Early New England Life about wheelchair-accessible houses.

Restrooms with accessible facilities are located behind the Hall Tavern Visitor Center, at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life, at the Deerfield Inn, and behind the Williams House.

Please Note:

  • Photography, video/audio taping, sketching are not permitted inside any museum buildings.
  • Use of computer equipment and cellular telephones are not permitted when visitors are on a guided house tour. 
  • Food and beverages are not permitted inside museum buildings. Visitors will be asked to leave any food and beverages they have outside the museum building before entering.
  • For the safety of museum collections, visitors are not permitted to touch museum objects.
  • There is no smoking or vaping in all buildings, the Gift Shop and the Deerfield Inn.

Please call Historic Deerfield at (413) 775-7214 if you have any questions.

We look forward to your visit!