Enjoy paper activities for all ages!

Explore the fascinating world of paper, from fine stationery to secrets about the most famous of Crane’s papers, United States currency.

Enjoy a tour of the history of Crane including the production of currency paper starting in 1775 up through current anti-counterfeiting technologies.  End your tour with a papermaking demonstration and paper decorating for all ages.

Tours of the museum start as needed.  The last tour of the day begins 1 hour before closing.

All ages are welcome but the museum is most enjoyed by those aged 7 -107!

Admission is free (donation suggested).

Group Tours

Enjoy paper activities for all ages!

We welcome group visits to the Crane Museum. If you represent a tour group, school group or scout group please contact the museum to arrange a tour. 

All groups of 8 or more must contact the museum in advance of their visit.  The museum can be opened at alternative times for group visits for a nominal fee.

Please contact the museum about your tour. Call us at 413-684-6380 or send us an email.