The museum manages a small collection of objects that support our mission to champion the history of Amesbury’s industry and people. Horse-drawn vehicles form the core of the collection, with a selective group of other historical artifacts.

School Programming

The museum offers educational materials and complimentary programs that connect students to Amesbury and offers ways to learn about local history.

Researching Place

Museum staff and volunteers study the built environment of the Amesbury region with a focus on industrial history and urban technology. On an ongoing basis, the museum offers tours and generates reports to showcase this rich history.

Walking Tours

Museum volunteers help visitors to visualize Amesbury's past industrial and commercial buildings and features, which are often hidden in modern development and renewal.


2018 Program Sponsors

We are grateful to our 2018 Program Sponsors:
Amesbury 350th Committee, Amesbury Industrial Supply, Bill & Mary Chatigny, Gould Insurance, Peter & Patty Hoyt, Edward Jones, Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, RTN Federal Credit Union, Paul C. Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, Stone Ridge Properties, Sylvan Street Grille

Thank you all for your generous support!