Get a fascinating insider’s view of Old Sturbridge Village by becoming a member—an excellent way to get the most out of your experience! Whether you join on the individual, dual or family level, whether you visit just a few times a year or every few weeks, museum membership provides incredible value, exclusive access to exciting members-only programming, and a deeper connection to the Village itself.

Membership support helps Old Sturbridge Village care for our historic buildings, priceless collection of early American artifacts, heritage breed animals, and heirloom gardens, and provides expert costumed interpreters and outstanding educational programs for both the general public and students alike.

Membership Benefits

Members of Old Sturbridge Village receive many benefits including unlimited daytime admission to the Village.

Need to update your membership information or ask a question, e-mail us at membership@osv.org.

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Member Events:

Garden Thyme

January – November | A select Saturday | Talks meet at the Visitor Center at 9:45 am and begin at 10:00 am

(See events list below for upcoming dates.)

Led by Village horticultural and agricultural staff, these programs and workshops are held at various sites and deal with a variety of plant-related themes and topics. See offerings in the calendar slider below.

Dog Days

Members can bring their dog(s) to visit the Village on select days. Proper documentation and regulations apply – View our Dog Days Policy and see upcoming Dog Days dates.

Friends' Day

Old Sturbridge Village would like to invite you, our valued Members and Friends, to celebrate in a day full of exclusive members-only programming throughout the museum. Activities for the day will include special programs for members of all ages and the Annual Friends’ Day Meeting with the Village’s President and CEO Jim Donahue. This year, Friends’ Day is on September 12, 2020. Learn more here.

Woods and Fields: Outdoor Education at Old Sturbridge Village

Join Old Sturbridge Village staff and environmental experts once a season for a 2-hour workshop delving into different topics surrounding environmental stewardship, ecology, and natural history. Classes will take place on the grounds of Old Sturbridge Village, giving members a chance to closely explore the habitats, animals, fungi, plants, and landscapes that create the many diverse ecosystems present at OSV. Each class will meet at the Visitor Center, and we ask that you please come prepared to be outside for the duration of the workshop.

Upcoming Programs:

Non-Native Plants and Diseases of New England Flora | Spring 2020

 

CALENDAR

February 22

Garden Thyme – Remedies for Winter Maladies

9:45 AM – 12 PM

February 22

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

February 23

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

February 29

Woods and Fields: Snowshoeing and Animal Tracking | SORRY – CLASS IS FULL

10 AM – 12 PM

February 29

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 1

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 7

Members Only: Bring a Friend for Free

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 7

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 8

Members Only: Bring a Friend for Free

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 8

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 14

Members Only: Bring a Friend for Free

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 14

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 15

Members Only: Bring a Friend for Free

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 15

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 21

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 22

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 28

Garden Thyme – A Celebration: Women in Horticulture

9:45 AM – 12 PM

March 28

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

March 29

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

April 4

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

April 5

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

April 11

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

April 12

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

April 18

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

April 18

Garden Thyme – Restoring a Pasture: Non Native Species in the North East

9:45 AM – 12 PM

April 19

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

April 25

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

April 26

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

May 2

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

May 3

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

May 9

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

May 10

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

May 16

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

May 17

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

May 23

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

May 23

Garden Thyme – Dr. Sylvester Graham: Foods For Health in the 1830s

9:45 AM – 12 PM

May 24

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

May 31

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

June 6

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

June 7

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

June 13

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

June 14

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

June 20

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

June 21

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

June 27

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

June 27

Garden Thyme – A Peek into the Collection: Roses of the Paul E. Rogers Herb Garden

9:45 AM – 12 PM

June 28

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

July 11

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

July 12

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

July 19

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

July 25

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

July 25

Garden Thyme – What’s In Bloom?

9:45 AM – 12 PM

July 26

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

August 8

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

August 9

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

August 15

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

August 16

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

August 22

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

August 22

Garden Thyme – Native American Plants

9:45 AM – 12 PM

August 23

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

August 29

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

August 30

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

September 6

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

September 12

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

September 12

Friends’ Day

9:30 AM – 5 PM

September 13

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

September 19

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

September 19

Garden Thyme – Who was Johnny Appleseed? John Chapman, Cider, and Swedenborg

9:45 AM – 12 PM

September 20

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

September 26

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

September 27

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

October 3

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

October 4

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

October 10

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

October 11

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

October 17

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

October 24

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

October 24

Garden Thyme – Jack O’Lanterns: Stories and Origins

9:45 AM – 12 PM

October 25

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

October 31

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

November 1

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

November 7

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

November 8

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

November 14

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

November 15

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

November 21

Garden Thyme – Ornamental Seed Saving

9:45 AM – 12 PM

November 21

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

November 22

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM

November 28

Dog Days

9:30 AM – 4 PM