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History & Heritage

Old Sturbridge Village

Historical Landmark, Restaurant, Accommodation, Amusement Park or Attraction, Museum or Gallery

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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800-733-1830, 508-347-3362
Fax: 508-347-0235
E-mail: osvnews@osv.org
Official Website

No Smoking Handicap Accessible

Admission: $28 Adults, $26 Seniors (55+), $14 Youths (4-17), FREE for Children 3 & Under, $14 College Students with valid college ID

Price Range: $14.00 - $28.00
Largest Group: Unknown
Take Out: Unknown
Reservations Offered: Call Ahead

Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday - Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday - Saturday.

Rooms: Unknown
Pets: Unknown
Extended Stay: No
Meeting Space: None/Unknown, Meeting Rooms: Unknown
Features: Outdoor Pool
Restaurant Seating: -
Lounge Seating: -

Interest Areas: Cooking, Crafts, Education, Environment / Nature, Genealogy, History / Heritage, Architecture, Animals, Holidays

A visit to Old Sturbridge Village is a journey into the past during a very special period of our nation's history! In the years 1790-1840 a new nation took shape. In rural towns across New England, ordinary people worked to better their lives, build strong communities, apply new technologies, and define the meaning of democracy.

Year-round, you'll discover the allure of history with all five senses at one of America's finest museums. Expanded learning and hands-on opportunities for all ages are offered throughout the museum, which features a re-created rural 1830s New England town set on a historical landscape encompassing a Center Village, Mills Area, and Countryside.

The museum's new, indoor History Gateway, in the Visitor Center, includes "Kidstory" early learning gallery -- making connections with the Village for children and their families -- and "Make No Little Plans," an exhibit that introduces visitors to the founding and history of this special museum.

Also offered are "A Child's Life" in the Fitch House; meet the animals; children's dooryard, schoolyard, and indoor games; role-playing at the District School; as well as historical characters, walks, talks, and performances. Hands-on craft activities, artist- and craftsperson- in-residence programs, adult and multi-generational craft workshops, and spectacular seasonal events are planned throughout the year!

The Shops at Old Sturbridge Village (across from the Visitor Center) house an award-winning Museum Gift Shop, the New England Bookstore, and a Bake Shop. Village admission is not required for The Shops at OSV or the Herb Garden adjacent to the Gift Shop.

Open Wed-Sun in November 9:30 am - 4 pm. Open year round; Call for fall, winter, and spring hours. Village hours and admission rates change by season; visit our Web site or call 800-SEE-1830 to confirm.

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