PO Box 411, 2-4 Boston Road, Westford, MA 01886
Tel: (978) 692-5550, Fax (978) 692-5550


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Museum Hours:
Most Sundays 2-4

Office Hours:

  • Monday 9am-1pm
  • Wednesday 9am-1pm
  • Friday 9am-1pm
Welcome To
The Westford Museum & Historical Society

The Westford Museum is located near the historic town Common at 2 Boston Road in Westford, Massachusetts. The office is at 4 Boston Road. The Museum houses a wonderful collection of artifacts typical of small towns. If your interest is genealogy, be sure and contact us as we have excellent materials covering many old Westford families.  And if old Westford houses interest you we have house histories as well. We also have an almost complete collection of Westford Academy yearbooks, many photographs of students and teachers, and other academy memorabilia. If you are looking for a gift that is uniquely Westford, be sure and check our Museum Store page.

Before you visit, double-check the Museum Calendar as there are a few holiday Sundays when we are closed.  If you're doing research don't hesitate to send an e-mail or call ahead so we can prepare for your visit.  We look forward to meeting you.

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Own a Piece of Westford Academy History...
...or gift it to a special WA student or grad!

Shelf from WA

This 22" long x 7 1/4" deep shelf was hand crafted by Brian Alcorn from a beam from the attic of the original 1794 Westford Academy building, now the Westford Museum. During the recent restoration, some insect- and water-damaged beams were replaced. The originals were discarded. Mr. Alcorn was able to salvage some of the wood, creating this rustic shelf, which comes with a plaque documenting its 211-year old provenance.

A drawing for this shelf will be held on Sunday 6 December 2015. Those wishing to be entered in the drawing may purchase tickets at the Westford Museum. Tickets will also be available at the Westford Academy Bazaar on Saturday 5 December at the Westford Academy Historical Society's table.

Stone Chambers of New England

David Brody Lecture and Book Signing
Sunday, 6 December 2015, 2-4 p.m.

David Brody's latest book, The Isaac Question; Templars and the Secret of the Old Testament, is #5 in his Templars in America series. Cam and Amanda's adventures bring them back to Westford, but reveal things that could potentially have world-wide impact.

Hundreds of mysterious stone chambers matching those found in the British Isles dot the landscape of New England. Recent luminescence testing of a chamber in Upton, MA dates its construction to pre-Colonial times, and conventional wisdom states that the Native Americans did not build stone structures in this style. So is it possible some of these chambers were built by early European explorers? European legends speak of Irish explorer Brendan the Navigator, Welsh prince Madoc, and Scottish nobleman Henry Sinclair all sailing to America hundreds of years before Columbus.

It is these chambers' possible European origins that trigger Brody's latest novel. Set in Westford, the novel explores not only the mystery of these chambers but also their connection all the way back to the enigmatic Biblical story of Abraham binding his son Isaac for sacrifice.

Brody will discuss these chambers and the other mysteries explored in this novel at the Westford Museum on Sunday, December 6. Book signing 2:00-4:00 with presentation 2:30-3:15 and Q&A to follow. (Brody's other four novels in this series will also be available; all books $14.95 plus tax.)

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The Westford Museum is open most Sundays of the year from 2-4 pm. Check the calendar for closings.


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PO Box 411, 2-4 Boston Road, Westford, MA 01886, Tel: (978) 692-5550