Programs and Activities

Activities Bring Exhibits and Collections to Life

Museum exhibits and collections are brought to life through a full schedule of activities and programs. All ages are engaged, entertained, and enlightened by special family programs, such as craft making, art, colonial life activities, musical performances, and more.




May 18, 2017

Paddle Boat Pizza Party

Thursday, May 18, 2017
Burnham Hall
4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
$2.00 Per Person in addition to Museum Admission ($10 Adults, $8 Children & Seniors) Museum Admission is Free for Members

Come to the Paddle Boat Pizza Party during which visitors can make their own paddle boats and watch them go in the water.  Then enjoy some pizza with your family and friends!


June 10, 2017

Wee Woodland Fairy Festival

Saturday, June 10, 2017
Museum Lawn
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Rain Date: Sunday, June 11, 2017

Festival: Included with museum admission ($10 Adults, $8 Children & Seniors) & Free for Members;Advanced Registration Encouraged >>
Children’s Fairy Tea Party: $10 per CHILD in addition to museum admission: 2 sittings at 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Advanced Registration is REQUIRED for Tea Parties >>

Calling all fairies, elves and magical creatures!  Wear your finest fairy frocks, or borrow one of ours and enjoy a day of fairy fun.

Join us for a day filled with fun activities out on the Museum Lawn including:
* Mechanical Fairies on a zip-line  and pulley
* Create community gardens where the wee folk can live
* Decorate a wee folk
* Butterfly making and make a bead bracelet
* Engage in interactive make-believe with Storyteller Jape Payette

Children’s Fairy Tea Party
$10 per child in addition to museum admission
Two Sittings: 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Advanced Registration is REQUIRED for Tea Parties >>

Join your fellow fairies and elves for a tea party! Each child will receive a souvenir “crystal” tea cup with organic lemonade and a beautifully decorated cupcake from Cakes for Occasions, a nut-free bakery.

Adults may accompany children into the Tea Party, however, refreshments are reserved for children. Fancy’s Snoball Food-truck will be onsite for purchasing refreshments. The room will be set with round tables for the children and chairs around the perimeter of the room for grown-ups.


Summer 2017

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Explore our week-long summer programs by clicking here!


Other Programs 

“M is for Museum”

The Wenham Museum offers a recurring program called “M is for Museum” designed for a preschool audience. Learn more about introducing the museum to your preschooler.