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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Wenham Museum

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Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
CLOSED Sundays through Sept. 15th
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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Opening Sept. 29th

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.

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.

Now Open

The Ox Cart Man

Hands-on interaction in The Family Discovery Gallery.

Now Open

Osgood Toy Soldiers

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

Things To Do

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Exhibit Opening Cocktail Reception

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October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Town of Wenham Master Planning

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October 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

M is for Museum & Poppets Playdates

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October 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


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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.