Wenham Museum

132 Main St., Wenham, MA 01984

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Family-friendly museum of social history exploring how we have lived, worked, dressed, and played from the 17th century to today. Remember your childhood as you visit the museum's popular model train gallery including 9 running layouts, world-renowned doll collection, doll houses, an interactive family gallery where families can role play and explore the museum's permanent collection hands-on, extensive costume and textile collection, toys, historic photographs, as well as special exhibits and family programming. Tours of the historic Claflin-Richards House c.1690 are available on the hour.

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  • Train Time 18: Farm to Table by Train at the Wenham Museum

    A visit to this classic model train exhibit promises unforgettable childhood memories; some to recall and some to be made....

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    Thu, Jan 1 - Sun, Feb 22, 2015

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  • True Blue: Everybody's Favorite Color

    From navy so dark it's almost black to the palest tint that's virtually white, blue runs the gamut. To celebrate...

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    Tue, Jan 20 - Sun, May 31, 2015

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  • Imagine Me: What Shall I Be? at the Wenham Museum

    In our Family Discovery Gallery enter into the work place of a doctor, a chef, and a builder. Lear through...

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    Wed, Feb 4 - Tue, Jun 30, 2015

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  • M is for Museum: Somebody Loves You, Valentine at the Wenham Museum

    Look at our collection of antique valentines, hear the story Somebody Loves You, Mr, Hatch, and make special valentines to...

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    Fri, Feb 13, 2015

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  • The 6th Annual Lego Train at the Wenham Museum

    Come see a rainbow colored L-gauge model train speeding along a Brick-track as it races by soaring skyscrapers, country cottages,...

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    Sat, Feb 14 - Sun, Feb 15, 2015

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  • 8th Annual Legopalooza Pop-up Lego Studio at the Wenham Museum

    Join us for a free-form family Lego build. All ages.

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    Mon, Feb 16 - Wed, Feb 18, 2015

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  • Draw Me a Story: Tomie and Friends at the Wenham Museum

    Celebrate the art of Caldecott Medalist Tomie dePoala and fellow guest children's books illustrators Jesse Watson, Lisa Cinelli, Katia Wish,...

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    Fri, Mar 6 - Mon, Apr 27, 2015

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  • M is for Museum: A Real American Girl at the Wenham Museum

    Hear the story of Elizabeth Richards Horton, a woman who grew up in the museum's 17th century house and later...

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    Fri, Mar 13, 2015

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  • Frozen: The Real Story of Ice on Wenham Lake at the Wenham Museum

    So, what is it that the character of Kristoff in Frozen does for a living? He harvests...ice? Why would...

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    Sat, Mar 14 - Sun, Aug 23, 2015

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  • Draw Me a Story: Tomie and Friends Family Reception at the Wenham Museum

    Budding artists will enjoy meeting the 2015 Draw Me a Story illustrators, Tomie dePoala and fellow children's book illustrators Jesse Walton,...

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    Sun, Mar 22, 2015

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