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Current Rotating Exhibits



Vintage Franklin Images will be on display as we exhibit postcards found in our archives. 

Streetscapes, schools, churches, businesses, buildings and more. 

The opening of the exhibit coincides with the annual Harvest Festival.


Ongoing exhibits


The Franklin Historical Museum exhibits our collections on both a permanent and rotating basis. Come visit us and see history come to life!

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Timeline of Franklin History


Showcasing important dates, facts, and figures from Franklin's vibrant past, this exhibit details the history of the Town and displays some of the Museum's most exciting collection materials.

The Life of Horace Mann

Born in Franklin on May 4, 1796, Horace Mann is one of Franklin's most famous sons. This exhibit details his amazing life and accomplishments as an lawyer, educator, statesman, abolitionist, and humanitarian.

The Clara J. Foss Johnston Memorial Federal Parlor at the Oliver Pond House

The Federal Parlor Room is a marvelous example of what living in Franklin's oldest home would have been like in the 1800s.

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