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Old Sturbridge Village

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1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
(800) 733-1830 www.osv.org

Welcome to Old Sturbridge Village – a “must-see” New England attraction which depicts life in an early 19th-century rural Village, featuring costumed historians, antique buildings, water-powered mills, and a working farm. You can view antiques, meet heritage breed animals, and take part in hands-on crafts.

Old Sturbridge Village is the perfect place for a wedding – complete with multiple ceremony locations and reception spaces and nearly endless photo opportunities.

The Village is also a great place to hold a bridal or baby shower, anniversary party, reunion, or other social function.

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MUSEUM HOURS

Now – May 25

Open Wednesday – Sunday | 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Also Open:
Monday – Tuesday, April 16 – 17 | 9:30 am – 4:00 pm (April Break)

Hours Vary Seasonally
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Old Sturbridge Village Fall Hours:

September 4 – November 25:

Open Wednesday – Sunday | 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Also Open:

Monday, October 8 (Columbus Day) | 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

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MUSEUM GIFT SHOP & NEW ENGLAND BOOKSTORE

Great gifts available in the Museum Store! Browse online or in-store to choose from a host of unique gifts including village made redware, tinware, fudge and more! Open Wednesday – Sunday 10:00 am to 4:30 pm

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LODGING

Located adjacent to Old Sturbridge Village, the award winning Inn & Lodges offer comfort and convenience in 29 modern lodging units and a charming 10-room Inn. Be sure to check out the special money-saving packages at the Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges, recipient of the 2018 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence!

Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges
369 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA 01566
OPEN EVERY DAY

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Outside view of the Reeder Family Lodges

May 2019

Old Sturbridge Village, Wool Days

May 25 - May 27
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Discover how New Englanders reared sheep for their wool in the 1830s at Old Sturbridge Village's annual sheep shearing festival - Wool Days - on Memorial Day Weekend. Welcome our spring lambs and see the adult sheep get their annual "haircut." There will also be guest alpacas to visit and sheep herding demonstrations. Throughout the weekend, farmers perform sheep shearing, while experts show off the sheep herding skills of border collies. Costumed historians will demonstrate the entire wool textile process, from…

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June 2019

Old Sturbridge Village, Muster Day

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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To supplement the meager armed forces, most early 19th-century farmers and craftsmen were required by law to serve in local militia units – the forerunner of today’s National Guard. Every spring these citizen-soldiers were “called to muster” for a day of training in their town. Demonstrations will include marching, musket and cannon firing, military martial music, and target practice. Our young visitors will get the chance to learn early 19th-century drill and marching with the militia officer’s instruction and a…

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Old Sturbridge Village, Speaker Series

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Mel Allen, editor of Yankee Magazine will discuss his time at the magazine from 1977 to the present. Like all editors, his greatest joy is finding new talent and bringing their work to light. Cost: $10 OSV Members, $12 Non-Members GET TICKETS Come for dinner at the Village Prime Rib Feast before the lecture program! Show your ticket order confirmation email at the entrance to the feast in the Oliver Wight Tavern and SAVE 10% on your meal! (Cannot be combined with other discounts)

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Old Sturbridge Village, Antique Car Rally

June 8 @ 9:30 am
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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When Old Sturbridge Village first opened in 1946, it wasn’t just a walking Village, it was a driving Village! Every June, the Village salutes its early heritage with an annual Antique Car Rally featuring dozens of automobiles from 1946 and earlier. On June 8, see dozens of antique cars from 1946 and before as we pay homage to Old Sturbridge Village's beginnings as a drive-able museum in 1946. Classic Cars Evoke America’s Post-World War II Drive-Through Culture Today people are…

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Old Sturbridge Village, Father’s Day

June 16 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Join us for our first-ever Baseball, Brews & BBQ on the Common! The Village will bustle all day with music from bands, delicious BBQ from our Village Grill, opportunities to sample local brews, and tons of fun for the whole family. AND all dads enjoy FREE admission to Old Sturbridge Village on Father’s Day. It is the perfect way to treat your own dad to a day of New England history and tradition. See a tinner, blacksmith, and shoemaker at work, watch gristmill…

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July 2019

Old Sturbridge Village, Independence Day

July 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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An old-fashioned good time will be had by all on Independence Day at Old Sturbridge Village. Visitors will have the chance to take part in a citizens’ parade, play 19th-century style “baseball,” march with the militia, make a tri-cornered hat, and sign their “John Hancocks” on a giant copy of the Declaration of Independence. Summer barbecue food will be available for purchase along with beer and wine; visitors may also enjoy a picnic on the Common. Children and families will…

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August 2019

Old Sturbridge Village, Redcoats & Rebels

August 3 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until August 4, 2019

Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Redcoats & Rebels, returns to Old Sturbridge Village. Come see hundreds of costumed soldiers and experience a taste of what life (and battle) was like for those who fought to win America's freedoms. See the largest military re-enactment in New England with nearly 1,000 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French and Colonial troops. The Village is transformed into a military camp from the time of the War for Independence, as it was known in early New England. Come see what it…

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Old Sturbridge Village, Redcoats & Rebels

August 4 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until August 4, 2019

Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Redcoats & Rebels, returns to Old Sturbridge Village. Come see hundreds of costumed soldiers and experience a taste of what life (and battle) was like for those who fought to win America's freedoms. See the largest military re-enactment in New England with nearly 1,000 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French and Colonial troops. The Village is transformed into a military camp from the time of the War for Independence, as it was known in early New England. Come see what it…

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Old Sturbridge Village, Free Fun Friday!

August 30
Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Free Fun Friday- come and enjoy Old Sturbridge Village for free!! The Highland Street Foundation 11th annual Free Fun Fridays initiative, a summer program that offers visitors no-cost admission to many of the most treasured cultural venues in Massachusetts, from art museums to zoos. Learn more about Free Fun Friday at www.highlandstreet.org.

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