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Millyard Museum

The Millyard Museum is housed in Mill No. 3 at the corner of Commercial and Pleasant Streets in the historic Amoskeag Millyard. The Museum features the permanent exhibit, Woven in Time: 11,000 Years at Amoskeag Falls, that tells the story of Manchester and the people who have lived and worked here. The story starts with the native peoples who fished at Amoskeag Falls 11,000 years ago. It continues with displays on the area's early farmers and lumbermen, and the beginnings of industry in the area.

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The exhibit continues with the story of the development of the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company. This powerful corporation would become one of the largest textile producing company in the world, employing over 17,000 people, including immigrants from many countries. The company's vast brick millyard still dominates the cityscape today. The story continues into the 20th century, as innovative businesses flourish in the city and new groups of immigrants come to Manchester to start new lives.

The Millyard Museum also features the Discovery Gallery, a multi-purpose space used for school groups, family programs, lectures, temporary exhibits and other activities. 

While planning your visit to the Millyard Museum you may also want to plan a visit to the SEE Science Center which is located on the fourth floor of the same building.

Lecture - Lindencrest

Saturday, January 17, 2015 Presented by historian Ed Brouder 10:30 a.m. - noonIncluded with regular admission to the Millyard Museum Free to members o...

Now on Exhibit - Weston Flag Returned to Manchester

Weston Observatory flag returns to Manchester! Now on display at the Millyard Museum is the American Bicentennial flag that briefly flew atop the West...

Watch the 2014 MHA Walking Tour Series

This year, Manchester historians John Jordan and Dick Duckoff conducted a series of historical walking tours for the Manchester Historic Association.&...