A couple young lambsGet Outside and Explore the Sights, Stories, and Sounds of Spring!

Spring is always a welcome season at Old Sturbridge Village. As temperatures warm, baby animals arrive on the farm, and the gray landscape turns green, we invite you to venture outside and explore the many things to do, to see, and to learn. Expand your knowledge of New England history, artisan crafts, horticulture, and more this season with a visit to the Village!

We are open Wednesday through Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Plan your visit & Purchase Tickets

Spring Events & Programs

A man in 1830s dress loads a musket

Muster Day

May 6
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Join us for our spring Muster Day to learn about militia history and see demonstrations of marching, musket and cannon firing, martial music, and target practice.

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Flowering garden

Coggeshall Farm Garden Party

May 13
Tickets available for 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. arrival.

At our partner museum in Bristol, Rhode Island, celebrate Mom and the important women in your life with a relaxing Garden Party. Watch costumed historians demonstrate different skills that women have historically built over time. Try your hand at basket weaving. Bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic with tea sandwiches, pasta salad, and lemonade. Kids can make a wooden bead necklace and plant a special gift for mom. Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

Visit www.coggeshallfarm.org for more information ad to purchase tickets.

Two visitors chat with a costumed historian and try their hands at spinning yarn

Wool Days

May 27 – 29
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Our sheep will be getting their annual haircuts on Memorial Day Weekend! Throughout the weekend, farmers will shear our sheep while costumed historians demonstrate the entire wool process, from scouring and carding the wool to dyeing, spinning, and then knitting the hand-spun wool yarn.

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Inside Ox & Yoke Mercantile

Shop at Ox & Yoke Mercantile

Open 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on days when the Village is open

Shop for all your garden supplies! Seeds, gardening tools, and more are now in stock. Shop for Village-made items and unique gifts and take hope our newest publication, Needle & Thread!

A couple settles in their room at the Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges

Stay & Play Overnight Package

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Want to enjoy a day at Old Sturbridge Village? Come book a night at Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges and explore the Village during the spring season. Whether to stay immersed in the Early 1800s or relax in a modern room, the Lodge can accommodate your stay. This package includes 2 standard daytime admission tickets. Additional tickets booked are discounted by 50%.

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Early Bird Savings on Summer Discovery Adventures

Now is the time to plan ahead! Children and teens ages 6-17 can participate in summer Discovery Adventures where they will dress in costume, try their hands at historical crafts and skills, play games, and so much more. Register before April 23rd and SAVE $25-50 per child/per session! 

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