Wistariahurst Museum

A historic house museum offering tours, events, art exhibits, and more.

238 Cabot St., Holyoke, MA 01040

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Wistariahurst Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the former home of William Skinner and his family featuring parquet floors, vaulted ceilings, elaborate woodwork and two marble lions that have guarded the entrance since the late nineteenth century. The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Holyoke and to inspiring an appreciation of history and culture through educational programs, exhibits and special events. The site also features a garden restoration, and is an excellent local for wedding photos and indoor or outdoor ceremonies. Open for tours Saturday, Sunday, Monday 12-4 p.m

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  • Birdbath Garden Workshop

    Many succulent plants are very small. To appreciate them you must get near the ground. An elevated planting allows you...

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    Sat, Jul 26, 2014

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  • Legacy of Music Concert

    On Saturday, July 26 at 7 p.m., Wistariahurst will host A Legacy of Holyoke's Music, People and Place. The concert is...

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    Sat, Jul 26, 2014

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  • Hypertufa Workshop

    Prepare to get your hands dirty creating your own planting container, with peat moss, perlite and portland cement. We do...

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    Sat, Aug 16, 2014

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  • Terrarium Workshop

    Don't let the thought of impending winter get you down. Learn how to make lovely miniature indoor gardens under glass....

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    Sat, Sep 20, 2014

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  • Herbs & Spices Lecture

    Do you want to know how to cook delicious dishes using spices and herbs from your garden? Sample herbs and...

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    Sat, Oct 4, 2014

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