Research Tours and Programs

Travel with NEHGS

When it's time to dig into the collections at libraries and repositories to uncover your family history, NEHGS can help. NEHGS offers guided research tours to locations in the United States, Canada, and the British Isles, as well as research programs at the NEHGS library in Boston. Each program includes intensive days devoted to research, one-on-one consultations, presentations by NEHGS genealogists and local experts, and social activities.Travel with NEHGS, access local knowledge, and explore your family's history with personalized assistance and guidance from our experts. To be added to the waiting list for a sold out program, please contact education@nehgs.org.

2016 Research Tours

Salt Lake City Research Tour

October 30-November 6, 2016
Please note the change in dates from the printed brochure.

Experience the world’s largest library for genealogy and family history as NEHGS returns to Salt Lake City and the Family History Library for our thirty-eighth annual research tour. Activities include individual consultations with NEHGS genealogists, lectures, and other special events. Learn more.

2016 Research Programs

The NEHGS research library in Boston holds millions of documents, manuscripts, records, books, microfilms, photographs, artifacts, electronic resources, and other items that preserve and reveal our history. Travel to our headquarters and explore the treasures within the NEHGS collections, with personalized assistance and guidance from our expert staff.

Come Home to New England — SOLD OUT

August 9-13, 2016

For more than thirty years, researchers have learned with NEHGS during Come Home to New England, an intensive workshop offering lectures, guided research, extended library hours, and one-on-one consultations. NEHGS has been collecting information about families in America for 170 years. Our collections are international in scope and contain significant materials that cover the United States, especially New England and New York, as well as Canada and Europe. This rigorous research program provides the opportunity for you to “come home” to Boston and work closely with NEHGS staff to find your family. Learn more. This program is now sold out. To be added to a waiting list, please contact education@nehgs.org.

Fall Research Getaway

October 13-15, 2016
Recently added to the calendar by popular demand!

Escape to NEHGS for three days of research, consultations, lectures, and social events while exploring the rich offerings of the NEHGS research library and benefiting from the knowledge of expert genealogists. View an itinerary and register today!