Research Tours and Programs

Travel with New England Historic Genealogical Society

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

Come Home to New England

August 6 – August 10, 2019
Boston, MA

NEHGS has been collecting information about families in America for nearly 175 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 research program provides the opportunity for you to “come home” to Boston and work closely with NEHGS staff to advance your research. Register by May 3, 2019 to receive special discounts. Register today.

Fall Research Getaway - SOLD OUT!

October 17 – October 19, 2019
Boston, MA

Autumn in Boston is about bright foliage, pumpkin pie, and research! Discover the millions of genealogical resources at the NEHGS library and maximize your results with help from our experts. Register by July 1, 2019 to receive special discounts. This program is currently at capacity. To be added to our waiting list, please contact

Salt Lake City Research Tour

November 3 – November 10, 2019
Salt Lake City, Utah

Navigate the resources of the world’s largest genealogy library with the help of experts from American Ancestors. With nearly 40 years of experience leading researchers of all levels to Salt Lake City, you will benefit from special orientations and tutorials, one-on-one consultations, informative lectures, and more. Register by August 1, 2019 to receive special discounts. Register today.