Heritage Day for 2023 is scheduled for Saturday, October 7 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at 786 Washington Street. There will be activities for children, food available, and colonial and British red-coat re-enactors. Tours of the Thayer House will be conducted and souvenirs will be available for sale.

We are continuing with our Annual Appeal for fund raising. We are trying to raise $60,000 to balance our budget for the 2024 fiscal year. Donations can be made by check to the society at 31 Tenney Road, Braintree MA 02184. We are also looking for corporate sponsors to help us reach our Annual Appeal goal.


The Gilbert L. Bean Barn and Mary Bean Cunningham Library and Resource Center are Open!

Please stop by during our open hours

Thursday: 9:30AM - Noon

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Current Exhibition is under development

Sylvanus Thayer House Video Tours

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Photos of our 2019 Farm to Table Dinner and Heritage Day Celebrations Below!

What's New at the Library and Resource Center?

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Braintree High School Social Studies Department Partnership

Braintree Public Schools Programs

CATS Academy Partnership

Thayer Academy Intern Program

BCYC Partnership

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Programs

Read more about our involvement in education programs HERE

Over the last few months, BHS launched a new Volunteer Initiative. In our two very successful Volunteer Orientation sessions, a full house of Volunteers brought new energy, ideas, and enthusiasm about the incredible history and legacy of the Braintree Historical Society. Our goal for this Initiative is to increase our volunteers to 100 over the course of the coming year. Won't you join us?


Gilbert L Bean Museum & Mary Bean Cunningham Historical Resource Center

Open Thursday 9:30 AM - Noon

Other Days & Times By Appointment

Tours of The Thayer Birthplace

Coming Soon!

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