Featuring world-class exhibitions of art and history, the Knights of Columbus Museum welcomes families and school groups for tours, talks, activities or simply a stroll through its galleries. Renowned for its annual Christmas exhibitions, the museum is a spacious, contemporary and fully accessible facility, open year-round with free admission and onsite parking. The museum is easily accessible from I-95 (exit 47) and I-91 (exit 1), open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The current featured show is "World War I: Beyond the Front Lines," which commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entrance into the war. It includes many original artifacts and a full-scale replica trench that visitors may walk through to imagine the conditions along “no man’s land.” Also showing is "Fleeing Famine: Irish Immigration to North America, 1845-1860," which recounts the perils of the trans-Atlantic voyage endured by Irish immigrants in the mid-19th century aboard the infamous “coffin ships.”