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
Opens at 3:00 pm during Christmas by Candlelight
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.
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.
The Oliver Wight Tavern
Located just outside the Village entrance (admission not required), the Oliver Wight Tavern menu varies seasonally.
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
The Taproom at the Oliver Wight Tavern features sit down style setting with gourmet burgers, sides, salads and more.
See the kids’ menu here.
The Village Café
Open 1:00 to 7:30 pm on evenings of Christmas by Candlelight
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 Red Barn® coffee, village made fudge, and made from scratch cookies, muffins, and breads.
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.*
Seniors (ages 55+): $19.95
Children 10 & Under: $7.95
FREE for Kids under 3
Reservations recommended, call 508-347-0397.
*Prices and menu change for special events and holiday brunches
Holiday Dining at the Village
December is a special time at Old Sturbridge Village. On select weekend evenings, the Village is transformed into a charmingly decorated scene with cherished traditions (like nightly tree lighting ceremonies, gingerbread, classic stories, and more), live carolers, festive foods, and so much more. Christmas by Candlelight runs December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28 and 29, 2019.
Old Sturbridge Village offers dining experiences during Christmas by Candlelight, a Holiday Candlelight Buffet in the Bullard Tavern and a Holiday Buffet in the Oliver Wight Garden View Room. Reservations are required; click the links below for more information.
A Brunch with Santa is also available on select Sundays in December. Reservations are required; click the link below for more information.
Village Scoop Shop
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.
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.
Host an Event at Old Sturbridge Village
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.