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Keep Homestead Museum

35 Ely Rd, Monson, MA 01057-9784
+1 413-267-4137
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Nice Place to Visit

This does offer a beautiful view of downtown Monson. It also has one the world's largest button... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Leona B
Monson, Massachusetts
Button museum

Went for the ice cream social. Toured the museum, mostly framed buttons and plenty of them. Okay I... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Robert C
Monson, Massachusetts
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Home to nine generations of the Keep family, this farmhouse is now a museum housing, among other things, one of the largest button collections in the United States.
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“hiking trails” (2 reviews)
“mosaic” (2 reviews)
35 Ely Rd, Monson, MA 01057-9784
+1 413-267-4137
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This does offer a beautiful view of downtown Monson. It also has one the world's largest button collections. There are many hiking trails to visit as well.

Thank Leona B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Went for the ice cream social. Toured the museum, mostly framed buttons and plenty of them. Okay I guess if you're really into buttons.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Button Collection is world class. So many unusual and unique treasures here. Anyone interested in history or lovely objects will be delighted by this museum. There are hiking trails and this site is home to the community gardens as well.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Only open on specific Sundays, but well worth your while to put on your calendar for a day trip. The collector of these buttons found a lot of "mosaic" buttons. You really must look at them with the provided magnifiers to see the many tiny...More

Thank epicure7
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We just came back from a visit to the Keep Homestead Museum on Ely Rd in Monson,Ma.Here they have a fascinating display of over 8000 buttons in all categories. This was the personal collection of Myra Keep in her home which depicts life in a...More

Thank retdvm
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Keep Homestead Museum offers very authentic and carefully preserved aspects of life in a New England Farmhouse, but it also is one of the premier button museums in the U.S. The mosaic buttons alone are worth a visit to the small New England town of...More

1  Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 8 December 2012

Very nice grounds with walking trails. Excellent antique button collection. Nice homestead museum. Open on a limited basis, but has open houses and programming once a month for most of the year.

Thank annebubkgs
Reviewed 18 August 2012

If you like, collect, or just want to see many beautiful buttons this is the place to go to. The Museum was the home of Myra Keep. She was an avid button collector. Her collection of Needlework and buttons is a New England Treasure.. The...More

1  Thank Elizabeth T
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