Mother's Day

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 9:30am

Family events are planned throughout the day, including a demonstrations of cooking for children, hands-on crafts, and performances.  Visit with 19th-century midwife Lucy Tucker and Lydia Maria Child, author of The Mother's Book.  

Visit the Village households and craft shops to learn about parenting in the 19th century. See the tinsmith, potter, and blacksmith make items for families and children.

Take a tour of the OSV gardens with a focus on medicinal plants used by mothers during the early 19th century.

Old Sturbridge Village offers FREE Admission to all mothers on Mother’s Day, courtesy of Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare.

Planning Ahead

Purchase your tickets online in advance to expedite your entrance into the Village.

Add an overnight stay at the Old Sturbridge Inn and Reeder Family Lodges.

Find more useful information for planning your visit.

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