Founder’s kin fights to stop Higgins Armory’s closure Plan to close Worcester museum is set for a final vote ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Bill Greene/Globe Staff Sarah Leveille, a member of the education staff, showed Shaun McGrath and other kids around at the Higgins Armory Museum. Higgins is closing at the end of the year and the Worcester Art Museum will receive its entire collection. Bill Greene/Globe Staff The Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester was the only museum in the country devoted solely to arms and armor for almost eight decades. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Field armor on display at the Higgins Armory Museum. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Sarah Leveille showed visitors one of the exhibits. Bill Greene/Globe Staff A Japanese metal helmet in the form of a conch shell at the Higgins Armory Museum. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Matthias Waschek, director of the Worcester Art Museum, and Suzanne Maas, interim executive director of the Higgins Armory Museum. Bill Greene/Globe Staff The Worcester Art Museum, where the prized Higgins collection will be moved.