Things To Do


Activities AND PROGRAMS 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.




Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Saturdays this Summer

Colonial Games out on the Lawn

Tuesdays & Thursdays, starting July 10 – August 16, 2018*
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Included with Museum Admission

Learn how to play the same game that Colonial children played back when our nation was still young.  Try hoops, jumping rope, and nine pins.

*Please Note: There will not be Colonial games offered on Tuesday, August 14.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Held inside on wet weather days.





Brown Bag Lunch Series

Our Brown Bag Lunch Series 2018 – 2019 meets the 2nd Friday of the month.  Lunch and learn at the Wenham Museum!  Experts from a variety of fields will give a brief presentation on a number of historical topics as you enjoy a lunch that you bring from home.  Beverages and cookies will be provided by the museum.

Our Brown Bag Lunch Series will be on hiatus for the summer months.  Stay tuned here for our upcoming fall schedule.  Thank you to everyone who supported the series and made this new program a success.

Thank You to Our Sponsor:  Crosby’s Market, Hamilton, Mass. 




Preschool Programs 

Poppets Playdates and M is for Museum

The Wenham Museum offers recurring programs called “Poppets Playdates” and “M is for Museum” the second Friday of every month, designed for our preschool audience. Learn more about introducing the museum to your preschooler.


Please note: All Cancellations for paid programs made within three days of the program are nonrefundable.