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Welcome to the
Wenham Museum

About

Wenham Museum celebrates childhood, interprets history, and explores culture for the enrichment of all generations in the greater North Shore community and beyond.

The Museum engages multigenerational members and visitors in examining the promise of the American experiment and provides thought-provoking learning experiences that connect the past, present, and future, in a welcoming and inclusive environment.

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Now Open

Celebrating a Century

For 100 years, museum volunteers, staff, and community members have collected and preserved countless objects, textiles, and historic documents for future generations to learn and be inspired by our happies moments, our biggest triumphs, and our moments of redemption.

Imaginative Play

Celebrating a Century

The history is hands-on in our new exhibition! Play with classic toys like dolls, a dollhouse, and baby carriages. You can also have a tea party!

Dress-Up

Celebrating a Century

In the "Community" section of our new exhibition, dress-up as your favorite community helper! We have costumes and accessories for you to enjoy.

Wooden Railway

Celebrating a Century

Explore our all-new train table--with a mountain, a suspension bridge, a tunnel, and even a subway stop--in our newest exhibition.

Train Fascination
Permanent Exhibit

Trains, trains, and more trains!

Train fans of all ages delight in the Bennett E. Merry Train Gallery featuring 10 operating model layouts.

Permanent Exhibit

Hands-On House

The first floor of the museum's historic house is full of hands-on history! Experience what family life was like in the late 17th century for the first residents of this 360-year-old home.

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Alice in Wonderland

Hands-on interaction in The Family Discovery Gallery in an exhibition inspired by the classic fairytale, Alice in Wonderland.

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Osgood Toy Soldiers

Our renowned collection of toy soldiers representing the American Revolution through World War II in the Bergholtz Gallery.

Things To Do

February 1

Summer Camp Pre-Registration

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February 2

Summer Camp Pre-Registration

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February 3

Summer Camp Pre-Registration

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February 4

Summer Camp Pre-Registration

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Summer Camp

An All-New Camp for Children Ages 4 - 7. Pre-register now!

The Wenham Museum currently stewards a diverse collection of approximately 45,000 artifacts. Bring the entire family to discover the treasures of childhood and explore how New Englanders have lived, worked, dressed and played from the 17th century to today at the Wenham Museum.