Daily Schedule

DATE: JUNE 1, 2019

EXHIBITS OPEN 9:30 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M.

Daily events are subject to change.

Throughout the Day:

Ongoing Demonstrations

in the Tin Shop, Pottery Shop & Blacksmith Shop

From Time to Time:

9:45 A Guided Introductory Tour Around  the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
10:00  Milking Demonstration
(at the Freeman Barn)
10:00  The Militia Musters on the Common with Fife & Drum
(on the Common)
10:00  Sawmill Demonstration
9:45-11:15 Broom Making Demonstration
(in the Visitor Center)
10:00-1:00  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
10:00-2:00  Make a Paper Militia Hat
(in the Visitor Center)
10:30  Uncomfortable Truths: Race in Early New England
(in the Quaker Meetinghouse)
10:45 A Guided Introductory Tour Around the Center Village
(meets outside the Center Meetinghouse)
11:00  Cannon Demonstration
(by  the Graveyard)
11:00  Gristmill Demonstration
12:30  Musket Firing Demonstration
(outside the Bullard Tavern)
11:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
11:30  A Dentist Comes to Town
(in the Parsonage Barn)
1:00  Carding Mill Demonstration
1:00  A Guided Tour of the Towne House
(in the Towne House)
1:30  Water Power Tour
(meets at the Carding Mill)
1:30  Kids Join the Militia
(on the Common)
2:00  Phrenology: The Science of the Mind 
(in the Parsonage Barn)
2:00  The Militia Practices Target Shooting
(by the Graveyard)
2:00  Saw Mill Demonstration
2:30-4:50  Horse-Drawn Ride around the Countryside
(pick up near the Asa Knight Store)
3:00  Grist Mill Demonstration
3:30  Carding Mill Demonstration
3:30  Cannon Demonstration
(by  the Graveyard)
4:00  Saw Mill Demonstration
4:45  Flag Lowering with Fife & Drum
(on the Common)


Ride the Quinebaug River Boat
1:00–4:00 | $3 per person, age 3 & under free
Purchase a $3 token for a ride at the
Visitor Center or the Miner Grant Store.
Please note tokens are nonrefundable.

Unused tokens can be redeemed during  a future visit.
(pick up at the dock by the Vermont Covered Bridge)
15-minute ride on the Quinebaug River.


River Walk
is open (entrance near the Sawmill)
Woodland Walk is open (entrance near the Graveyard)
Pasture Walk
is open (entrance behind the Freeman Farm)

9:00-4:30  Village Café
Proudly serving Red Barn® coffee, village made fudge, and from scratch cookies, muffins and breads.
9:30-5:00  Grant Store & Bake Shop
(on the Common)
Famous for our chocolate chip cookies, maple coffee and Village-made wares.
11:00-3:00  Bullard Tavern (on the Ground Floor)
We have a wide array of lunch options available.
11:00-3:00  Oliver Wight Tavern Tap Room
Serving Modern & Period Fare
11:30-3:00  Village Scoop Shop
Ice cream, cookies, and beverages
10:00-5:30  Museum Gift Shop & Book Store
Wide array of unique gifts, fabrics, books and Village-made wares available! Don’t have time? Shop online! Visit our online store at www.osv.org! We stay open a bit later than the rest of the Village.