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.

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The Museum will be closed for the 4th of July 

 

Join us for our Director's Lecture Series

Sunday, July 12th - A History of the Newton Water System
Sunday, July 26th - A Virtual Tour of the MWRA Water System 
 

Upcoming Waterworks Wednesday events: 

July 8th - Author James Redfearn will speak on his book "The Rising at Roxbury Crossing"

July 22nd - A Chestnut Hill Reservoir Landscape Walk and Talk with Marion Pressley 

 

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