Boston New England Region: Higgins Armory Museum
Higgins Armory Museum
If you have a fetish for arms and armor, then this quirky Worcester-based museum is for you. Dedicated entirely to art of warfare, Higgins Armory Museum was originally constructed in 1930 to house J.W. Higgins’ personal collection, and today showcases that and more. Explore the evolution of European armor, the world of knights and courtly armor, and warrior pieces from feudal Japan, imperial China, India and other places around the world. Open Tu-Sa 10 am-4 pm, Su noon-4 pm. Admission: $7-10, free ages 3 and under.