Waltham Museum

25 Lexington St
Waltham MA 02452
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Opening Hours

  • Tue: 1pm-4:30pm
  • Wed: 1pm-4:30pm
  • Thu: 1pm-4:30pm
  • Fri: 1pm-4:30pm
  • Sat: 1pm-4:30pm

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<p>The Waltham Museum is located on Lexington Street, near the corner of Main Street, in the former Waltham Police Headquarters. The museum opened in 2006.</p> <p>The Waltham Museum is dedicated to preserving the rich history of the city. It is filled with a variety of artifacts that help trace its timeline from the very beginning. There is also extensive coverage of Waltham as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. This includes displays on the Boston Manufacturing Co., the Waltham Watch Co. and the Metz Manufacturing Co.</p> <p>Did you know Waltham is the home of many famous inventions, including chalk and the microwave oven? You will learn about all this and much more when you visit.</p> <p>For more information, including memberships, donations and volunteering, please see the Web site or contact the museum directly.</p>