Memorial Hall Museum is now open for the 2024 season, 11 am to 4:30 pm on weekends in May and Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays) from June through October.
Admission is FREE, donations welcome. We look forward to welcoming you again this season. Learn more about the museum here.

Exhibit: Saturday, May 4 – Sunday, June 16 at Memorial Hall Museum
Party: Join Us on Saturday May 11th from Noon-2pm for an opening day party for our Green River Festival Exhibit. Find out more here

Valerie June at Green River Festival; photo by Jason Zucco

For nearly four decades, the Green River Festival has been the premier music, arts, and entertainment event in Western Mass. This exhibit charts the rise of the festival from its homespun beginnings to multi-stage event that draws performers and participants from all over the country, and beyond. With focuses on the growth and impacts of the festival, noteworthy moments from years past, and hot air balloons (of course!), this exhibit will offer a look back, a look behind the scenes, and a look at the impacts the festival has throughout the region.  Rarely seen photographs, artifacts, and first-hand accounts will help tell the fascinating story of the Green River Festival. (

Appearing at the Green River Festival, June 21-23

FEBRUARY 29, 1704
The Raid on Deerfield and its Legacy

The story of Deerfield’s defining moment and its lasting impacts are told through a multicultural lens. With the famous Old Sheldon House Door as the centerpiece, this exhibit uses rare objects and documents to tell the story of the 1704 Raid on Deerfield.



A wide selection of the most stunning fashion Barbie dolls, created by famous fashion icon designers, bring couture to Memorial Hall. Donated by Nancy Damour and Kevin Damour.



Contributions of Polish & Other Eastern European Immigrants
to the Connecticut River Valley
Free Exhibit & Events 2024

September 21 to October 31
Exhibit at Memorial Hall Museum
Open Tues—Sun, 11 am—4:30 pm

Sunday, October 20, 1-5 PM
Heritage Day, Lecture by Dr. Patrice Dabrowski “Poland” 1880-1920
10 Memorial St., Deerfield

Questions? Call 413-774-7476, x 260
See here for sponsors, donors, and other contributors.

Founded in Deerfield, Massachusetts in 1870 as the first historical society in Western Massachusetts, today the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association is a vibrant regional organization, supporting the Memorial Hall Museum and Library, Deerfield Teachers’ Center, Indian House Children’s Museum, and Community Outreach projects. Click the links on the sidebar to the right for information about each aspect of PVMA.

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