Public Health
Public Health

Public Health

The consequences of noxious water and the need to find clean water and keep it that way.

Public Health
Engines and Engineers
Engines and Engineers

Engines and Engineers

Big projects, big pumps & big reservoirs need visionary engineering & practical engineers.

Engines and Engineers
Social History
Social History

Social History

Visionaries, politicians, engineers, managers, artisans & residents search for consensus.

Social History
Architecture and Landscape
Architecture and Landscape

Architecture and Landscape

Elegant surroundings for everyday services lift spirits and create pride in community.

Architecture and Landscape

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Welcome to the
Metropolitan
Waterworks
Museum

The Waterworks Museum interprets unique stories of one of the country's first metropolitan water systems through exhibitions and educational programs on engineering, architecture, social history, and public health.

Learn more...

Join us for our Director's Lecture Series

Sunday, August 16th - Lifting Water: The History of Water Pumping
Sunday, August 23rd - Metropolitan Area Water Supplies 
 

Upcoming Waterworks Wednesday events: 

August 19th - Waterworks Director Marcis Kempe 

Traces of the Old Boston Water System Walk and Talk

 

September 16th - Concert with Lawrence English

and John Chantler

 

September 30th - Brandeis Professor Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow will present on her new book

The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy 

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