A stack of hand-drawn maps on tissue paper.

The Hatfield Historical Museum holds an extensive collection of archives and material culture from the 17th to the 20th centuries that help tell the story of Hatfield, Massachusetts — its leaders, philanthropists, businesses and farms. In addition to our physical collections, our digital collections include deeds from as early as the late 1660s, letters or notes written by John Pynchon and 78 Howes Brothers images of Hatfield.

We are located on the second floor of Dickinson Memorial Hall, a historic brick building built in 1894 that faces the Connecticut River.

Hours:Saturday, 9:30 to 11:30 am

Tuesday, 10 am to 12:00 pm

Open throughout the year, except for December. Check website for closures due to weather or other circumstances.

Directions How to find us ...

The Hatfield Historical Museum is located in the center of historic Hatfield on the 2nd floor of the Hatfield Public Library. It's the brick building next to the white-steepled Hatfield Congregational Church.

39 Main Street, Hatfield, MA 01038

Officers and staff
Museum Curator: Kathie Gow

Historical Society Officers: President, Pat Cady; Vice President, Bob Osley; Treasurer, Bryan Nicholas; Secretary, Charles Kellogg

Mission: The Hatfield Historical Museum is dedicated to gathering, protecting, and preserving items and information related to the history of Hatfield, Massachusetts; making those items and information available to all people; and encouraging an interest in, knowledge of, and appreciation of history in general and the history of Hatfield in particular.
Founded: 1970
History of the Hatfield Historical Museum: The Collections of the Hatfield Historical Museum are owned by the Town of Hatfield, but managed by the nonprofit Hatfield Historical Society. The Collections used to be owned by the Hatfield Historical Society, but were signed over to the Town in 1992.
Membership: Open to all. Membership in the Hatfield Historical Society helps to preserve Hatfield's history by supporting the Hatfield Historical Museum and the Mary Lou & Robert J. Cutter Hatfield Farm Museum, as well as the Society's annual history programs and Fall Festival.

Individual, $10; Family, $15; Sustaining, $30; Life, $200 (1-time payment)

Payment, made out to the Hatfield Historical Society, indicating type of membership, can be mailed to:

Bryan Nicholas, HHS Treasurer

435 Main St., Hatfield, MA 01038

Attn: Membership

Hatfield Historical Museum
39 Main Street
Hatfield, Mass. 01038
Part of: Hatfield Historical Society