About The Museum
The Commonwealth Museum is the state museum of Massachusetts, showcasing the state’s history and it’s s people. The museum brings history alive through exhibits and educational programs. The state-of-the-art interactive exhibits bring the stories of our past to life and interpret artifacts and documents that illuminate the history of Massachusetts and our Founding Fathers.
Irreplaceable historical U.S. documents such as the Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights, John Adams’s Massachusetts Constitution of 1780, and other unique royal charters are on display in the iconic “treasures gallery”. This climate-controlled exhibit, along with other interactive exhibits and high-tech theater share personal stories and bring history alive.