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
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.
Spring Open Shop
Spring Open Shop-Join us on Thursday May 25th, 3:00pm-5:00pm, as we celebrate Attleboro Area Industrial Museum’s Founders, including J. Jerome Coogan, Mel Gautieri and family members of Betty Phillips and Augi Schaefer"
Learn about Attleboro’s incredible industrial history and the founding of the AAIM.
Light refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP by May 19th.
Attleboro Area Industrial Museum: A Brief History
March 16, 2017
Presentation at Attleboro Historical Preservation Society meeting.
View Presentation Here
The Sun Chronicle: Attleboro has a place in political history thanks to campaign buttons. Read the story.
Museum Hours of Operation
The Museum Hours: Thursday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm
*Now open Saturdays*
Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00pm
These additional hours made possible by the Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day 2016.
There is no admission charge. However, donations are graciously accepted.
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