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.

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Member Events:

Garden Thyme

January – November, a select Saturday, 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 – typically the first weekend of January, February, March, April and November. Proper documentation and regulations apply – View our Dog Days Policy.

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 May 19, 2018. Learn more here.

Annual Members' Quilt Challenge

Stay tuned for information regarding the 6th Annual Members’ Quilt Challenge later this year!