Calendar of Events

AUGUST:  Join us at Almont Gallery and Studios in Medway for a unique event on Sunday August 28th at 3:00PM.  A selection of vintage photos from our collection have been digitized and will be on display like you’ve never experienced before.  View a photo of the 1910 FHS Basketball team: the 1932 FHS Football team: a photo of Franklin’s Finest in 1961: factory and mill photos; family photos, and much, much more.  A rare opportunity to see Franklin’s History come to life with digital interactive viewing.  Almont Gallery and Studios, Medway Mills, Main Street, Medway, across from Choate Park.  Images available for purchase.  We’d love to see you there.        

AND mark your calendars for the return of our popular Antique Appraisal Day, Friday SEPTEMBER 16th at 6:00PM. 1-3 items per person at $5.00 each appraised by Nancy Weyman of Coyle’s Auction Gallery in Bellingham.  No coins, no stamps, no fine jewelry and no weapons.  More information to follow.

JULY:  Franklin Cultural District Festival Thursday July 28th, featuring The Fiddling Thomsons.  Lively musical entertainment on the Museum’s front lawn, fun for the whole family.  5:00PM-7:30PM  For more information on the duo, visit

Thursday June 30th, Franklin Library Genealogy Club Meeting, 6:30PM at the Museum.

JUNE:  Thursday June 9th Downtown Partnership STRAWBERRY STROLL

MAY:  Sunday May 1st HORACE MANN’S BIRTHDAY Celebration.  Stop in for cake and coffee and celebrate Franklin’s Favorite Son, the Father of Education.  1796-1859

APRIL:  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday April 19th, 20th, 21st Museum OPEN DURING APRIL SCHOOL VACATION  11:00AM – 2:00PM.  Bring the kids in to learn a bit about Franklin during their school break.

APRIL:  Sunday April 10th CINEMA SUNDAY … Mid Century Franklin as seen through the Stanley Chilson Films from the 1950s.















  1. Miriam Bissanti

    Have people from out of town coming to wedding gown display……………could you please confirm exact date display will appear. They have donated their grandmother’s wedding photo. Thank you.

  2. Miriam Bissanti

    When does the wedding gown display commence?

  3. Ben Franklin was born in 1706…..not 1906 as is posted on this page

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