Daily events are subject to change.
10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Celtic & Catholic Tour: A discussion about Irish Immigrant in 1830s Massachusetts
(meets in front of the Center Meetinghouse)..
11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. Uncomfortable Truths: A discussion of race in Early New England (in the Center Meetinghouse).
12:00 & 4:00 p.m. Pirate Tales: Stories about New England Pirates (in the Center Meetinghouse).
Small House Costumed interpreters are here to help you understand the past as it relates to the present. Make this your first stop to say “good day” and orient yourself to our 1830s Village.
Fitch House Spring is exciting for everyone, farmers’ and mechanics’ families alike! Stop by here to see how a non-farming family might change how they feed their family as the weather continues to warm.
On the Farm At Freeman Farm, Fenno Barn, and Towne Barn you can find the sheep, chickens, and cattle that call OSV home. In the fields across campus, you may find our farmers hard at work with seasonal chores.
Blacksmith Shop Our smiths are hard at work making tools for our new cabinetmaking shop as well as more typical items.
Pottery Shop and Kiln Explore the world of pottery and see pots being made at the potter’s wheel.
Printing Office Small printing offices often worked for publishers in Philadelphia, New York, or Boston, printing and binding books for sale anywhere in New England. They often also did smaller printing jobs for local people.
Shoe Shop Find a shoemaker “bottoming” men’s and boy’s work shoes for wholesale to the Southern and Western states. Some of the shoes for the South were meant for enslaved workers.
Tin Shop Experience our Tinners creating authentic reproductions of household items made from tinned sheet iron.
Asa Knight Store Country stores brought in goods from all over the world, through seaports like Boston and Providence. They also bought locally produced goods such as butter, cheese, and handwork for sale in those urban commercial centers.
Dining & Shopping
Bullard Café (on the Ground Floor)
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. full hot and cold menu available.
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. soups, sandwiches and beverages.
Miner Grant Store & Bake Shop 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Stop in to buy our famous chocolate chip cookies and treats. Shop for Village-made wares, heirloom seeds, historical children’s toys and gifts, too!
Upgrade your tickets to a year-long Membership!
Save your receipt and within 30 days you can apply daytime admission tickets towards a membership. A Family Membership starts at just $105 and is valid for a full year! For more info stop at the Visitor Center or visit www.osv.org.
Donate to the 2021 Field of Flags campaign!
Giving back and saying “thank you” to relatives, friends, and even strangers for their service and sacrifice is at the heart of Old Sturbridge Village’s Field of Flags campaign. For more info visit www.osv.org.