A Visitor's Guide

Current Exhibits

All Wayside Inn exhibits are self-guided and are available 7-days, from 9am to 8pm. Be sure to check out the information about touring the Inn if you plan to visit with a group over 6 people.

Wayside Inn Period Display Rooms

Three museum display rooms on two floors feature period recreations of colonial life that will entertain, enlighten, and educate (located near the front entrance on the first and second floors).

The Revolutionary Relics of a Yankee Patriot

The personal effects of 18th-century innkeeper and Lt. Col. Ezekiel Howe, including the sword Howe carried to Concord Center on April 19th, 1775 are on display in the exhibit case near the Main Lobby.

Commerce, Committees, and Correspondence: A Selection of Papers from a Family of Innkeepers

Rare documents from the Wayside Inn's archival collection, including a window pane etched by 18th-century Boston patriot William Molineaux, Jr. (located in the exhibit case near the Main Lobby).