Programs & Events
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Youth & Family Programs
by Mary Newell DePalma
May 1 – August 25
Follow a red bouncing ball through a whimsical story of a boy and his dog who discover their love for each other during a game of fetch. Children of all ages will enjoy this display of original watercolor illustrations created by children’s’ author and illustrator Mary Newell DePalma for her latest book,
This book is available in the Museum Shop.
Alice in Wonderland Tea at Wenham Tea House
Thursday, May 21; 3:30-5 pm
Tea: $30 per person (tax & gratuity not included)
Museum Galleries: $8 Adult, $6 Child (Non-Members)
Reservations: Wenham Tea House, 978-468-1398
To recognize the Wenham Museum’s Pop Goes the Book! exhibit, the Wenham Tea House is hosting an Alice in Wonderland Tea. Give your child a memory that will last a lifetime at a tea with their favorite storybook character and a visit to the museum.
Wenham Museum’s 2nd Annual Faery Festival
Saturday, June 29, 10am-3pm ( Rain Date: Sunday, June 30)
Included with admission
Book Signing with children's author Liza Walsh
Pay ahead with Family ID by June 27
Members bring cards to expedite check-In
Gossamer wings, faery wands, and enchanting tales of far away places.
Wear you own costume or borrow one of ours and spend a magical afternoon sipping
faery tea and decorating tiny faery houses with special guest Liza Walsh author of
the Fairy Garden Handbook.
Professional photographs are available through Underwood Photography.
Reserve a copy of the Fairy Garden Handbook in the Museum Shop.
All ages are welcome.
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Fairy Garden Book Signing
Reserve your book in the Museum Shop; $15.99.
Military History Day
Pajamas of My Dreams
Pajama Story time and Children's Pajama Drive
Wednesday, July 17; 6 – 8 pm
Pajamas of My Dreams celebrates the hopefulness and high aspirations
Guests are invited to bring a new pair of pajamas to donate to Cradles to Crayons,
an organization that distributes clothing and school supplies to local children.
Free Fun Friday
Come to the museum and enjoy the museum's galleries featuring Wheels: Getting from Here to There, antique toys, dolls, dollhouses, 10 operating model train layouts, historic photographs and textiles. Tours of the museum's 17th-century Claflin-Gerrish-Richard's House will also be available at designated times. Tours are limited to groups of 15.
Wenham Museum is proud to be part of the Free Fun Fridays Program created by the Highland Street Foundation to further the goal of increasing access to culture, the arts, an education for people of all ages.
Parking is free and space is limited.
Public Transportation: B&M Commuter Rail to Hamilton-Wenham; 15-minute scenic walk south from the depot on Route 1A.
Castle Wenham Medieval Tournament
Members: $10, Non-Members: $14
Create castle crafts, build a trebuchet and defend "Castle Wenham" in a foam-noodle tournament. Come early and explore our Castles in the Clouds hands-on exhibit in the Family Discovery Gallery. Ages 4+
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Blue Star Museum
Memorial Day, May 27 - Labor Day, September 2, 2013
Wenham Museum salutes active-duty military personnel and their families with free museum admission. This offer does not apply to special events.
Present your military ID at time of admission.
17th Century Saturdays
Check out the Family Discovery Gallery.
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