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.
Henry Alley, Sr. (1835-1908) was an innovator, author, and educator with wide-ranging influence in the field of apiculture. Although Alley was employed as a shoemaker into the 1870s, his affinity […]
In October, we’re reminded of some significant dates in Patton family history. The above photo is of George S. Patton, Sr., who was a Colonel in the Confederate Army during […]
Helen Clay Frick and the Iron Rail In honor of #WomensHistoryMonth, we’d like to share a story about Helen Clay Frick, the founder of the Wenham property known today as […]
Portrait doll of Julia Ward Howe, ca. 1900, by Carnig Eksergian (Armenian), gift of Mary Osgood and Elizabeth McMahon Donoghue. Howe sat for the portrait doll at age 87. She […]