Fruitlands Museum

FRUITLANDS MUSEUM Discover Heritage, Nature & Art

102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA 01451

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Fruitlands Museum inspires and educates through the heritage, nature, and art of New England. It is home to four historic buildings of art and history including Bronson Alcott's Fruitlands farmhouse, the country's first Shaker Museum, the Native American Museum and the Art Gallery. The Museum is sited on 210 sprawling acres with a spectacular view shed. Other amenities include the Fruitlands Museum Café, a Museum Store and 2.5 miles of walking trails.

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  • Ecology Lecture: Dr. Richard Orson presents Phragmites australis: A Brief History of an Invasive Grass and Lessons Learned in Controlling its Spread.

    Although Phragmites australis has been in North America for many thousands of years, a recently introduced strain has quickly spread...

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    Thu, Oct 23, 2014

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  • Homespun Crafts: Fragrance Wands

    This afternoon workshop combines the abundance of local herb gardens with an age-old weaving tradition to create a beautifully scented...

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    Sat, Oct 25, 2014

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  • Curatorial Tour: 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum

    Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider's view of the centennial year exhibition, 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum....

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    Sun, Oct 26, 2014

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  • Trick or Treat at Fruitlands

    Calling all ghouls and goblins! Come to Fruitlands in your Halloween costume and start your trick or treating early at...

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    Fri, Oct 31, 2014

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  • Beer Festival

    Taste a range of delicious New England ales and lagers from craft brewers while enjoying stunning autumn views of the...

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    Sat, Nov 8, 2014

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  • Fruitlands Bonfire Night

    Bring the whole family and meet us near the old elm tree at sunset to help welcome the Winter Season...

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    Sat, Nov 8, 2014

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