Exhibits

Woven In Time: 11,000 Years at Amoskeag Falls

A Permanent Exhibit at the Millyard Museum

See the stone tools of the Paleo-Indians who fished at Amoskeag Falls thousands of years ago, learn how raw cotton was made into cloth during the Industrial Revolution, and stroll under the lighted arches of Elm Street during its heyday. Learn how the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company developed its famous “mile of mills” and how it shaped Manchester into the largest planned city in New England. Discover what life was like for the people who came here from many different countries through creative & colorful displays of original artifacts, documents/photographs, and murals/multi-media presentations.

Who Wore It? The Forensics of a Dress

In the Millyard Museum’s Henry M. Fuller State Theatre Gallery
On exhibit April 18 through November 1, 2024
This exhibit showcases 200 years of dresses worn by remarkable women from Manchester’s past. These matriarchs lived incredible lives as leaders, doctors, teachers, activists, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and homemakers. Donated by loved ones and preserved by the Manchester Historic Association, these dresses tell unique stories of the everyday lives of these women. Travel through the fashion history and imagine the memories these gowns hold, as the mundane tasks of everyday life become immortal through every seam.

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