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 papermaking and paper decorating for all ages.

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

Admission is free (donation suggested).


All tours are 90 minutes and must be pre-booked.  Please read our Code of Conduct notice; all rules will be strictly enforced. Please note dates and times are subject to change.


The museum is temporarily closed. The reopening will be announced on our website.

Reservations are required.

For more information and to book a tour,  Click here to reserve your tour online!


Enjoy paper activities for all ages!

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Please send us an email if you need help reserving your tour. Or call the museum at 413-684-6380.

Code of Conduct

To ensure the health and safety of all, visitors are required to follow our Code of Conduct:

  • Beginning March 23rd, all museum visitors 2 years of age and older are encouraged to wear a face-covering while inside the museum. This policy may change to ‘face masks required’ at any time. Masks will be provided if you do not have one.
  • Visitors must practice safe social distancing – keep 6 feet between you and anyone who is not part of your family unit.
  • Visitors will be asked to confirm that they have not had any fever or flu-like symptoms in the 48 hours before their visit or had contact with anyone that has COVID-19 in the past 14 days.
  • Museum visitors who experience any fever or flu-like symptoms while at the museum are required to inform museum staff.
  • Visitors who have any flu-like signs or symptoms or have been in contact with anyone that is believed to have Covid-19 are required to reschedule their visit.
  • Guests who are visiting from out of state, or who have recently traveled outside of Massachusetts, must certify that they are in compliance with current Massachusetts travel guidelines.
  • When making a reservation, visitors must provide contact information as well as the names of everyone in their family unit. This information is private and will only be shared with the local Board of Health if contact tracing is necessary.

 Not sure what symptoms might be COVID? Click here to learn more from the CDC.