It's amazing what's inside.A project of People Inc, the Museum of disABILITY History proves that everything is possible. It is a trusted, go-to resource for anyone that is looking to learn about the history, challenges, and achievements of people with disabilities over the past few centuries.
Six Guys DVD is here!"Six Guys, 6,000 Miles," a documentary about a cross-country road trip that changed six individuals for a lifetime is now available at our museum store. Learn more and get your copy at the Museum Store.
Our StoriesThank you to MAB-Adult Disability Services for providing us with this interesting collection of photos and stories of individuals with disabilities, sharing the impact of deinstitutionalization of adults with disabilities in Massachusetts. The exhibit has also been shown previously at the Massachusetts State House, MassHousing, public libraries and more. Check out "Our Stories" here. "Our Stories".
Chris Burke AwardWe are pleased to present the inaugural Chris Burke Award for Excellence in disAbility Advocacy. Click for more information.
When Willard Psychiatric Center closed in 1995, workers discovered suitcases in the attic of an abandoned building. ModH will host the traveling exhibit, The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic. The goal is to bring the stories of the suitcase owners and a patient-centered view of the history of psychiatry to a wider audience across the country. Click for more information.