Summer Hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.. Closed Sundays & Mondays.

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

In the Neighborhood

Discover downtown Wenham, past and present, in this historic and hands-on exhibition designed for a multi-generational audience.

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Gone Campin'

Roast marshmallows, catch a fish in our pond, study nature with a magnifying glass, relax in the cave with the foxes, row a boat, and so much more!

Learn, Roam, and Discover

Dramatic Play

The history is hands-on in our galleries! Play with classic toys like dolls, a dollhouse, and baby carriages. Have a tea party or dress up like your favorite community helper!

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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Local History

Explore local history through a selection of items from the museum's permanent collection.

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Bergholtz Gallery

Our renowned Osgood Toy Soldier collection representing the American Revolution through World War II.

Things To Do

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

M is for Museum & P is for Playdate

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July 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

M is for Museum & P is for Playdate

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July 26

Art Grows Here

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July 27

Art Grows Here

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The Wenham Museum currently stewards a diverse collection of approximately 58,000 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.