Upstairs are period clothes for kids to try on. My daughters liked that part a lot. My daughters were old enough to have learned about the Underground RR in school. Obviously... read more
The JACKSON HOMESTEAD AND MUSEUM is a regional center for exploration of...
The JACKSON HOMESTEAD AND MUSEUM is a regional center for exploration of the Underground Railroad and one of the first sites recognized by the National Park Service's Underground Network to Freedom. Home of Newton's historical society and archives, the museum presents permanent and changing exhibits about the abolition movement, and a broad variety of historical topics. Built in 1809, the Homestead was the home of the Jackson family.
Hours: Tuesday - Friday 11 am to 5 pm. Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Adults: $6.00, Children/Seniors/Newton residents: $5.00