The Somerville Museum is a showcase for the history, arts, and culture of Somerville.
The museum is the mirror of the city, a learning center for school children, an exhibition and performance space for city artists, and a meeting place for Somerville's diverse populations.
Serving a city of 78,000, the museum exhibitions draw creatively on contemporary arts and crafts and elements of the permanent collection of photographs, manuscripts and documents, books, and artifacts of social history.
The museum hosts a number of musical events, as well as talks by scholars, activists, and artists. It is a non-profit entity.Although not handicapped accessible, there are public restrooms and phones.
Hours are Thursday, 2-7pm; Friday, 2-5pm; Saturday, noon-5pm.
For more information, contact the museum directly at 617-666-9810.