CELEBRATING A CENTURY! Join us as we open our newest exhibition, Celebrating a Century: Our Stories and Yours and launch our 100th anniversary year. Our Opening Reception is this Thursday, September 29th from 5 – 7 p.m. with special guest Lea Rutledge. A Suggested Donation of $20 per person is encouraged to attend.
MUSEUM HOURS: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. From May 15 – Sept. 15, the museum is closed on Sundays. Face coverings are optional when visiting the museum. Reservations are not required to visit the Wenham Museum. However, if you wish to reserve in advance, you may by clicking here.
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Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
CLOSED Sundays through Sept. 15th
CLOSED on Monday and some Holidays
HEALTH AND SAFETY
As of April 1st, Face coverings for ages 3+ are now optional to visit the galleries.
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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.Learn More
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.
Trains, trains, and more trains!
Train fans of all ages delight in the Bennett E. Merry Train Gallery featuring 10 operating model layouts.
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.
The Ox Cart Man
Hands-on interaction in The Family Discovery Gallery.
Osgood Toy Soldiers
Our renowned collection of toy soldiers representing the American Revolution through World War II.
Things To Do
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.