It is the mission of the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum, Inc. (AAIM) to collect and preserve the artifacts, photographs, documents, publications, tools, and machinery that relate to the industrial history of the Attleboro area; to make these materials readily available for both research and enjoyment; and to act as a resource center for the education of the public about the industrial history of the Attleboro area, so that knowledge of the past may contribute to a fuller understanding of the present and inspiration for the future.
History Program for Third Graders
Schedule a visit with
History-to-Go at your school or organization today!
History-to-Go is a program on the history of the Attleboro area with an emphasis on local industrial history. The program covers the role of Native Americans, the settlement era, the colonial era, the revolutionary era, the industrial revolution, and Attleboro’s era as a major center of jewelry production.
To enhance the learning experience children are allowed to touch many artifacts, hear a 19th century burglar alarm and see an operating model of a steam engine! Read More
Attleboro Area Industrial Museum: A Brief History
March 16, 2017
Presentation at Attleboro Historical Preservation Society meetings.
View Presentation Here
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Attleboro Cultural Council,
a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency
We'd like to thank the Attleboro Foundation for a grant that supported AAIM.
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The museum is open
and looking forward to your visit!
Please download our informational flyer regarding rules to be followed for your protection. These include face masks and social distancing provisions.
The Sun Chronicle: Attleboro has a place in political history thanks to campaign buttons. Read the story.
Museum Hours of Operation
Due to the Current COVID 19 outbreak we have temporarily changed our hours.
Starting on Thursday December 17, 2020 the Attleboro Area Industrial Museum will be closed to the public until further notice. Our decision was made due to the increase in the COVID-19 infection rate in the Attleboro area.
Please check back here or The Attleboro Area Industrial Museum on Facebook for updates.
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There is no admission charge. However, donations are graciously accepted.