6 Elm St.
Westfield, MA 01085
Websites: www.Westath.org & www.edwin.org
Hours M-Th. 8:30-8pm; F & Sat. 8:30-5
Museum W 3-6; Th. 11-1; S 10-1
(No Sat. hours in July & Aug.)
The Westfield Athenaeum offers newspapers back to 1782, local history & genealogical resources at the Reference desk. The Archives contains ledgers from 1673, over 120 original manuscript collections, & photograph collections. The Edwin Smith Museum features an early colonial kitchen, Revolutionary & Civil War memorabilia as well as displays on Westfield’s early industrial growth including the canal.
The Athenaeum is handicapped accessible; the museum is not.