4 photos in a grid: One photo shows a rum barrel and some sugar cones wrapped in blue paper, the second photo shows two costumed historians working the garden, the third photo shows a costumed historian roasting coffee over the fire, and the fourth photo shows a costumed historian in the Gristmill chatting with visitors

Saturday, July 24; Sunday, July 25

Times: The Village is open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Cost: Included with standard daytime admission or Village membership. In July, up to three kids are admitted for FREE per adult paying full price ($28). See below for details.

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Social change is an important topic at Old Sturbridge Village. Moving Forward will highlight both the topics and the groups involved in social change, like temperance, anti-slavery, local charity, the Industrial Revolution, progressive agriculture and gardening,  and women’s rights in the 1830s and how they relate to social change today. See some highlights below.

View the schedule for Saturday, July 24th

View the schedule for Sunday, July 25th

Kids Free at Old Sturbridge Village in JulyPLUS: Kids Get In For FREE!

Up to three kids 17 and younger are admitted FREE when accompanied by an adult paying full admission ($28) now through the end of July 2021.*

*No other discounts apply. Cannot be used on evening programs. Learn more here.

Learn more about current COVID-related policies here

Highlights (subject to change):


Moving Forward is sponsored by:

Southbridge Credit Union