Middlesex Canal Museum
71 Faulkner St.
Billerica, MA 01862
Come see our exhibits on Massachusetts’ industrial past! Continuing exhibits include a shovel used in 1793 to turn the first shovelful of earth at the beginning of canal construction; a towing mast, oar, and pole used on canal boats; and Charlestown dry dock construction models on loan from the Baldwin family. Try a scavenger hunt for the young at heart. Explore our outdoor exhibits including iron rings that were used 200 years ago to anchor floating towpath across a mill pond; and an iron bolt marker used to regulate water level.
These exihibits will be open Saturdays and Sundays through October from 12:00-4:00pm