Guests are welcome to our monthly meetings
Trying to decide what equipment you might need? Wondering what people find?
Are you new to detecting?
Want to learn more about techniques for hunting?
We have an extensive library of books on topics we might need to identify items we find. Our experienced hunters share their passion and experience.
Our meetings are open to interested new hunters.
We have monthly raffles and refreshments for all who come.
Founded in 1981 our club continues to meet in Newton Highlands, Massachusetts.
Our members come from all around the Massachusetts and New England area.
We welcome anyone who enjoys metal detecting to attend a meeting and share our hobby.
Every 3rd Friday of the month we meet at The Woman’s Club Workshop located at 72 Columbus Street, Newton Highlands.
Doors open at 7:00 P.M Meeting begins at 7:45 P.M.
Guests are always welcome.
Group members are invited to enter finds on the Monthly find table, and earn points towards winning “Treasure Hunter of the Year”.
All members vote for their favorites. If you like to hunt or are interested in learning more to help you with your hobby please come. Family members are always invited to come and watch and listen. If you are wondering if you “know enough” or have enough experience, you do!
We welcome you to come and have your questions answered by members who will know the answer. Our members have knowledge of those mystery items you found. They can give you “where to hunt?” advice. You might find a hunting buddy for the future.
Massachusetts Treasure Hunting Association (MTHA) was founded by members Ed Coyne and Jack Beth in 1981.
Our more than 70 members come from 37 Massachusetts towns or nearby states. Meeting in the same location at the Woman’s Club Workshop Building in Newton Highlands,
MTHA welcomes all metal detecting enthusiasts to share their hobby.
An annual Christmas party has become a tradition.
For most of our history, we have held an annual open hunt, organized in the past by John Govoni who was MTHA Vice President, our Hunt-Master for years and a great guy. John also ran a “Members Only” hunt at Hopkinton State Park.
We continue each year to invite all hunters to Open Hunt in Milton each October. All are welcome. Hunt the morning hunt session or the afternoon hunt, or both.
Our club members continue to organize trips together for the day or even weeks to explore together and find treasure in the USA and around the world.