Cooped up at home? Join us on Facebook and Instagram for Virtual Village – where we will bringing Old Sturbridge Village into your home. Our interpreters will be sharing fun facts, activities, recipes and more, while our farmers have promised to update us with photos and videos of our animals. We hope our Virtual Village will provide a bright spot in your day – and keep your whole family entertained and engaged.

If you’re not on Facebook or Instagram, you can view Virtual Village content below. We’ll be updating daily until the Village re-opens!

April 4, 2020: Storytelling: You Are Nothing But a Goose

April 3, 2020: Behind the Scenes: Sewing

April 2, 2020: Behind the Scenes Look at the Old Sturbridge Village Gardens and Greenhouse

Read the eNews here.

April 2, 2020: Making Mittens

April 1, 2020: April Fools’ Day: A Little History

April 1, 2020: Wedding Wednesday: 360˚ Virtual Tour of Select Village Spaces courtesy of WeddingWire

To view the 360˚ Virtual Tour, click here.

March 31, 2020: Mystery Building

(The above daguerreotype is of the Fenno House at its original location in Canton, MA)


March 30, 2020: Behind the Scenes: Costume Work

March 29, 2020: Animal Update: Clover and Maybel

March 28, 2020: Embroidery Inspiration

March 27, 2020: Pruning in the Freeman Orchard

March 26, 2020: Jim Plays a Little Music

March 26, 2020: Collections Highlight: Make-Do Pitcher

March 25, 2020: Pruning a Flowering Pear Tree

March 25, 2020: Animal Update From Our Coordinator of Agriculture

March 24, 2020: New Historical Receipt: Winter Vegetable Soup

See a collection of historical receipts (recipes, with modern adaptations) here.

March 24, 2020: Collections Highlight: Make-Do Pincushion

March 23, 2020: Working From Home