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My wife and I arrived and looked around for the presidential library. We asked someone and they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
copticfox35
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Very small 2nd floor of Forbes Library, but plenty of memorabilia and a decent. don't forget your... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
maggie s
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Bellevue, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I arrived and looked around for the presidential library. We asked someone and they said it was on the second floor of the Forbes Library. We headed up and were looked for it. Had to ask the library tech and was told...More

Thank copticfox35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One wall of one room in an ild library in middle of busy campus. Metered parking cheap but not worth the drive. Go to fdr library

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Very small 2nd floor of Forbes Library, but plenty of memorabilia and a decent. don't forget your presidental passport for a stamp.

Thank maggie s
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I returned to Northampton for inspiration and I found it.The granite statue of President Coolidge summarizes his public life.

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Saw a mini version years ago when it was, I think, in a small curator's office in the corner. Now they have it in a spacious room on the second floor. It goes through his early years as mayor of Northampton, Gov of Mass, VP...More

Thank Bibliotekr
Reviewed August 1, 2017

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library consists of a single, large room in the Forbes Library (the name of the Northampton public library). Although Coolidge was a native of Vermont he had a law practice in Northampton and spent much of his political career in Massachusetts...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed July 5, 2017

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library and Museum is on single room. There is a dearth of artifacts and the experience is somewhat disappointing. We've been to lots of the presidential libraries and this one is low on the what-to-see scale. Interesting, but lacking.

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

We visited the library and asked at the front desk. He directed us to 2nd floor and said it was off hours but if not too busy they could let us see the Coolidge library. When we got upstairs the door was open with others...More

Thank mjiltz
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Nice museum and restored homestead. Worth a visit especially if your a history buff. Many artifacts from Coolidge term.

Thank frankrv
Reviewed September 3, 2016

We were searching for something cultural to do in Northampton after lunch and stumbled on the Calvin Coolidge library. You can learn a lot about history going to one of these exhibits and this was no exception. We spent a good hours perusing the room...More

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The Library and Museum is actually on the second floor of Northampton's Forbes Library ( a block from downtown and across the Street from Smith College). The hours are limited; Mondays 9-5; Tuesdays 1-5; Wednesdays 4-9; and... More
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