The 1730 Conant House is open Monday-Friday, 10 am to 3 pm and Saturday, 10 to 1, for self-guided tours to see our exhibit, “Falmouth: Changing with the Times”. The Hallett Barn Visitors Center features “We Who Adventure Far” about whaling in Falmouth. Our Cultural Center rotates exhibits throughout the year, including celebrating the 50th anniversary of the College Light Opera Company. Additionally, the Museums on the Green offers a full range of adult and family programs, including our 2018 Lecture Series. Costs to most lectures are $ 5 for members and $ 8 for non-members, and are held at our Cultural Center, 35 Katharine Lee Bates Road, Falmouth. We also offer historical trolley rides on Wednesdays during the fall (reservations required), and in the Spring and Summer, walking tours of Falmouth on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 am (weather permitting).
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Emily Sweeney, “Gangland Boston”
April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$5.00
A Tour Through the Deadly Streets of Organized Crime
Organized criminals have played a major role in Greater Boston’s history, lurking just around the corner or inside the inconspicuous building. “Gangland Boston” reveals the hidden history of these places, showing how the Italian Mafia and Irish gangs rose to power, how the Winter Hill Gang ascended to prominence, and how James “Whitey” Bulger become the most feared crime boss throughout the region. From South Boston to the North End, Chinatown, Downtown, Charlestown, Somerville and Brookline, and from Gaspare Messina to the Gustin Gang, the Hip Sing Ton, Joseph Lombardo, Frank Cucchiara, and Harry “Doc” Sagansky…come and see where the mobsters lived, worked, ate, played and died.