Family Discovery Gallery Opening June 17 Discover all of the amazing outdoor adventures close to home. Try camping in a kid-sized tent, create camp-crafts, and learn to identify local birds and animals. Discover how to read a trail map and make a nature journal for your summer adventures.
West Gallery June 16 – September 20 With the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, we are celebrating the fashions of the women of the “Greatest Generation.” From masculine shoulder pads to flirty peplums, uniforms to evening dresses, the 1940s woman maintained her own look in spite of the war.
Osgood Gallery April 17 – September 27, 2015 2015 commemorates both the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Join us as we salute those who “kept the home fires burning” for the months and years that their loved ones were away […]
Movie Costumes, Dolls, and Childhood Memorabilia from Her Personal Archives A Special Showing of the Personal Childhood Collection of Shirley Temple ONE WEEKEND ONLY! Thursday – Sunday; May 7 – 10 Tickets: On-line, In-Person, By Phone “Love, Shirley Temple;” a unique and once-in-a-lifetime exhibit featuring movie costumes, dolls, and childhood memorabilia from the personal archives […]
Thompson Gallery March 12 – August 23 Family Reception – Sunday, May 17, 2015 So, what is it that the character of Kristoff in Disney’s Frozen movie does for a living? He harvests… ice? Why would anyone need to harvest ice? Visit Wenham Museum’s Frozen: The Real Story of Ice on Wenham Lake and discover […]
Family Discovery Gallery Opens February 4 Enter into the work place of a doctor, a chef, and a builder. Learn through pretend play what each of these people does for their work.
West Gallery January 20 – May 31, 2015 From navy so dark it’s almost black to the palest tint that’s virtually white, blue runs the gamut. To celebrate this perennial favorite, we have chosen a selection of shades and textures of blue from workmanlike chambray to silvery lame. Our display will include crisp silks, luxurious […]
Egbert Gallery Be inspired by the true story of Elizabeth Richards Horton, a little girl who grew up in the museum’s historic house and later in life donated her international doll collection to the museum. As an adult, Elizabeth allowed local children to exhibit her collection for the benefit of children’s charities and later sent […]