Make the most of your visit and enjoy a meal while you are visiting the museum.

Meet our head chef Mike Heenan here.

Bullard Tavern Cafeteria

Open During Museum Hours

Through November 25, Bullard Cafeteria is open Wednesday – Sunday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Specializing in comfort food, one bite of the Bullard Tavern Cafeteria’s chicken pot pie or mac & cheese will make you feel like a part of the Old Sturbridge Village family. Located on the ground floor of the Bullard Tavern, the cafeteria also offers other hot lunch options such as soup and chicken tenders, as well as healthy salads and sandwiches.


A dad and his kids eat in the Bullard Tavern

Miner Grant Store

Open During Museum Hours

While exploring the Village Common, stop by the Miner Grant Store and seach through glass jars for your favorite penny candy, perk up with a cup of coffee, and grab a container of jam to bring home a taste of Old Sturbridge Village. Located in the Village next to the Common, this is the perfect place to grab a quick snack, souvenir, or beverage.

Interior of the Miner Grant Store

The Oliver Wight Tavern

Located just outside the Village entrance (admission not required), the Oliver Wight Tavern menu varies seasonally.

The Village Café

Open During Museum Hours | Currently open Wednesday – Sunday

All about convenience, the Café at the Oliver Wight Tavern is the perfect place to eat on the go. On your way into the Village, enjoy delicious soups, salads, and fresh sandwiches or grab a drink on your way out to quench your thirst after a busy day in the 19th century.

A couple dines in the Oliver Wight Tavern

The Tap Room

Open Seasonally (See Below)

The Tap room, serving Tavern favorites such as soups, salads, sandwiches & more (including some period-inspired receipts (recipes), is open for lunch seasonally.

The 2018 Tap Room schedule is as follows:

Now – October 27: Open Wednesday through Saturday – 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

October 28 – early spring: CLOSED

Tap Room Menu

Sunday Brunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern

Sundays 10:00 am – 1:30 pm (except when replaced by Brunch with Santa in December)

Savor a Sunday in the company of friends, family, and good food at Old Sturbridge Village’s Sunday Brunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern. Our brunch buffet includes made-to-order omelets, seasonal vegetables, signature salads, and chef specials such as roast turkey, baked salmon, and carved ham. Even the little ones can enjoy offerings catered to their tastes such as smiley fries, mac & cheese, and chicken tenders. Guests can also relax and enjoy their brunch with a handcrafted Mimosa, Bloody Mary, or other cocktails, wines, and beers. See a sample menu here.*

Adults: $21.95

Seniors (ages 55+): $19.95

Children 10 & Under: $6.95

FREE for Kids under 3

Reservations recommended, call 508-347-0397.

*Prices and menu change for special events and holiday brunches

Thursday Rib Room

Thursdays from 5:00 – 8:00 pm (except for on holidays and Closed December 27th)

Savor a 4-course Prime Rib Feast at the Oliver Wight Tavern. Our staff will begin by serving a hearty soup and salad, with dinner rolls and whipped butter, followed by a Chef ’s station of carved Prime Rib of Beef, with potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Finish off with a homemade dessert. Also offering a full bar including beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. Learn more here.

Holiday Dining

Make your evening at Christmas by Candlelight complete with a special holiday meal or enjoy Sunday Brunch with Santa on select dates. Click the links below for more information.

Sunday Brunch with Santa | December 2, 9, 16, and 23

Bullard Tavern Candlelight Buffet (during Christmas by Candlelight) | November 30, December 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, and 23

Holiday Buffet in the Oliver Wight Tavern Garden View Room (during Christmas by Candlelight) | December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 20, 21, and 22

Thanksgiving at the Bullard Tavern

Village Scoop Shop

Open Seasonally

Nothing is better than having an ice cream on a hot day at Old Sturbridge Village. Located within the Village in a charming cottage with red gingham curtains, the  Village Scoop Shop is sure to satisfy your ice cream cravings. An outdoor seating area provides a comfortable place to quench your thirst with a refreshing cold beverage, or gain some extra energy by snacking on one (or two!) of our famously delicious cookies. Refresh and recharge yourself for more 1830’s fun by stopping by the Village Scoop Shop.



Kids enjoying ice cream from the Scoop Shop

Dining and Overnight Experiences

Special programs and events scheduled throughout the year

Learn about special hearth cooking and overnight experiences like Dinner in a Country Village and Boarding with the Bixbys here.

Candlelight Dinner during Boarding with the Bixbys

Host an Event at Old Sturbridge Village

Contact us for availability

Old Sturbridge Village is a convenient and versatile location for weddings, social and corporate events. The property features over 200 acres, 50 historic buildings as well as several venues for your next event, including the Oliver Wight Tavern, Bullard Tavern, a full-service conference center, and a 300-seat theater. Learn more about hosting an event at the Village here.

A newly married couple poses for the camera under a budding tree