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, May 31st, The History of the Boston Water System
Sunday, June 7th, Water Quality and Public Health
Sunday, June 28th,  Aqueducts: A History of Bringing Water to the People

 

Upcoming Waterworks Wednesday events:

 May 27th - Professor Robert Allison - Aesthetics and Engineering:

Form and Function in the Metropolitan Waterworks

June 10 - Professor Merritt Roe Smith will speak on the Nature of

the Industrial Revolution in America

 

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