The Wenham Museum is open to the public with modified hours (Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday, 12 – 4 p.m.; Monday, Closed).   Holiday-related hours are listed on our Visit page – please note the museum will be closed Wed., Nov. 25th – Friday, Nov. 27th for Thanksgiving.  Face coverings and advanced ticket purchase are required.  Click here to reserve tickets. We also encourage you to review our new protocols at  Thank You!

  • Welcome to the Wenham Museum
    Welcome to the Wenham Museum
    We're a 95-year-old local history museum that serves a multi-generational audience. Become one of the 35,000 visitors we welcome each year!
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  • NEW EXHIBIT:  Girl Scouts!
    NEW EXHIBIT: Girl Scouts!
    Confidence + Courage + Character = GIRL SCOUTS! Now open in the Family Discovery Gallery. Learn scouting values while learning through play. The Girl Scouts have been teaching leadership, teamwork, and life skills since 1912, and this exhibit celebrates that long history in an all-hands on gallery space for kids aged 5 and younger.
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  • NOW OPEN:  Polo - A North Shore Passion
    NOW OPEN: Polo - A North Shore Passion
    Explore the history of this local sport and try your hand at polo on our interactive field.
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  • Frozen: Melted!
    Frozen: Melted!
    This family-friendly, hands-on history exhibit is packed with fun inspired by what "frozen things do in summer!"
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  • Summer Fair
    Summer Fair
    Join us for the 45th Summer Artisan Fair on Saturday, August 22nd! Applications for interested vendors are now available.
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  • Patton Family Archives
    Patton Family Archives
    Wenham Museum is the future home of the Patton Family Archives. This vast collection chronicles the life and legacy of one of America’s premier military families who resided here on Boston’s North Shore.
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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.  

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