There are many ways to experience Wistariahurst.

Join us for a tour of the house where you will explore the rooms and treasures in the house while learning about the Skinner family and Holyoke’s industrial history. Listen to music bring the historic Belle Skinner Music Room to life. Deepen your own history practice by attending a workshop or lecture in our Carriage House.

For more information on programs, tours, concerts, and other events please click here.

The Great Hall of Wistariahurst, home of William Skinner and his Family

Wistariahurst maintains a growing collection of documents, photographs, maps, and textiles which are available to researchers, educators, and the public.

To learn more about visiting our archives click here.

HSR Carmen. Undated photo. Courtesy of the Holyoke History Room and Archives

The grounds of Wistariahurst encompass three acres of historically-inspired and lovingly restored gardens maintained by a talented team of volunteers. Click here to learn more.

Wistariahurst grounds and gardens are always free and open dawn until dusk.


Wistariahurst administrative offices are open for inquiries, program registration, deliveries, and more

The Museum will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Our offices will be closed:

Monday, May 30

Thursday, June 23

Monday, July 4

Tuesday, July 12