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 NOT REQUIRED:  Reservations are no longer required to visit the Wenham Museum.  However, if you wish to reserve in advance, you may by clicking here.

Welcome to the
Wenham Museum

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Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
CLOSED on Monday and some Holidays

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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.

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Now Open

Pysanky for Peace

The Wenham Museum’s exhibit features 50 of these wonderfully decorated eggs, hand-made by artisans from around the world.

Now Open

Seek & Find: Fox Hunting and Our Open Spaces

Learn about the local origins of fox hunting and the role that the equestrian community played in preserving open land in Essex County.

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.

Now Open

Flower Power

See the inspirational power of the flower! Quilts in the Wenham Museum’s Collection.

Now Open

A Boxed Assortment

Long before Marie Kondo came along, people wanted to organize their stuff…and boxes did the job admirably. View our large assortment of containers, many of which have never been exhibited before!

Things To Do

May 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Patton Family Archives Tours

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May 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Behind-the-Scenes Collection Tour

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May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Our War in Iraq: The Perspective of Two Paratroopers

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May 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Patton Family Archives Tours

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On display until June 18


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.