North Bennet St. School Locksmith Training Program - Open House Nov 4 & 5

BOSTON, MA  – Aspiring professional locksmiths – and those merely curious about the training process – are invited to a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at one of the America’s oldest schools of craftsmanship during a special open house at the North Bennet Street School ( in Boston’s North End. 

The event is on Friday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Admission is free.

In addition to locksmithing, visitors are invited to watch and interact with students and instructors at work in other areas of crafts training – from violin making and handmade cabinetry to piano restoration and jewelry making. 

Serious amateurs seeking short workshop courses, as well as aspiring professionals considering full-time employment will find this annual fall tradition an informative – even inspiring - look at the school’s working studios and training methods.

Visitors are also invited to view and purchase the finished work of students and alumni in the school’s Gallery Store on the ground floor.

North Bennet Street School is a fully accredited, post-secondary crafts academy.  Founded in 1885, the school is internationally renowned for excellence in teaching, and for its role in promoting the preservation of traditional craftsmanship.

The school is located at 39 North Bennet Street, at the corner of North Bennet and Salem Streets, in Boston’s North End.  The event can be reached by public transportation (Orange line via Haymarket; Green line via Haymarket or North Station).  Visit, call 617-227-0155 or email for more information.