Perkins History Museum
Perkins student Laura Bridgman was the first person with deafblindness to learn to read and write.
Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller dramatically changed the world's perception of individuals with disabilities.
Helen Keller, who attended Perkins, is considered by many to be a leading figure of the 20th century.
First Kindergarten for the Blind
The Perkins Kindergarten, opened in 1887, drew pupils from all over the country.
Beginnings of Deafblind Education
Deafblind education has evolved from the days of Laura Bridgman to the 21st century.
Visit the Museum
Schedule a free guided tour through the Perkins Museum by filling out a tour request.
Hayes Research Library
The Hayes Research Library is a resource for researchers, the Perkins community, professionals, parents and the public.
The Perkins Archives include collections related to the history of Perkins and the education of the blind and deafblind.