I delight every time I visit the AAS in Worcester. The librarians are cordial, helpful and... 查看更多
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With miles of historic documents available for research, the American Antiquarian Society is a unique place to visit in Worcester. There is a free tour every Wednesday afternoon at 3 -- but dress warmly as the temperatures are kept low to preserve the historic items.
I delight every time I visit the AAS in Worcester. The librarians are cordial, helpful and knowledgeable always guiding to...更多
Aside from the visible collection, it is exceptionally useful to get a guided tour of the buildings and its variable materials. Early American china, furniture and of course, Isaiah Thomas's original printing press are worth seeing. In addition to the evergrowing collections of manuscripts, newspapers,...更多
I have been familiar with the AAS for about 5 years. This is a great, great, great library and museum. Historic "everything" can be available both on line and in person. The AAS is a treasure in our own back yard.
While this is primarily a research library, they do give a weekly guided tour of the facility, which is fascinating if you have any interest in history and the preservation of historical documents.
American history is well rooted in Massachuettes and Worcester with it's American Antiquarian Society provides the physical documented proof for all to view. The general public has 1 day a week, with " tours and such " to view it's treasures. Historians, students, authors etc,...更多
After driving past this many times, finally found out how to take the tour. All I had to do was call. It was that simple and they told me when the next tour would happen. Very cool place.
Not open to the public but tours available when it is. Went quite a while ago but it was amazing. All the artifacs and the way they are preserved and the age of some documents is unbelievable. Call for dates and times it is open...更多
The AAS has the best collection of early American printed material in the world. On the tour you get to see the stacks, normally not open to the public, and what they do with the material. If you're interested in history or libraries like me...更多
If you're into historicalprinted material and history about America before 1876, this is definitely your place. You can go on a free tour for sure that's recommended as you don't get to see a whole lot without one. The building is just gorgeous and there...更多