Free public tours are given every Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
The tour lasts about one hour. Reservations are not necessary, but advance notice is required for groups of more than ten persons.
The American Antiquarian Society's library contains 20 miles of shelves that hold over three million items including: books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, periodicals, sheet music, and graphic materials. The collection contains two out of three of the total books known to have been printed in what is now the United States from the establishment of the first press in 1640 to 1820.
Attend a tour, present your WOO card and earn three WOO points. The Worcester Cultural Coalition oversees the WOO Card - a program designed to open the door to Worcester County's vibrant cultural community. Card holders receive discounts and special offers for cool concerts, dynamic theater, unique museums, magical music, street festivals, outdoor adventures and more - throughout Worcester County, throughout the year.