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Old Sturbridge Village

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Address: 1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1198
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+1 508-347-3362
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Wed - Sun 09:30 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A recreated New England village, with authentic period buildings, provides...

A recreated New England village, with authentic period buildings, provides vistors with an intimate view of life in the early 1800s.

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Great fun for the whole family!

We visited here recently and really enjoyed the authentic colonial era activities. We felt like we wished we could live back in this simpler era. The staff are very friendly and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited here recently and really enjoyed the authentic colonial era activities. We felt like we wished we could live back in this simpler era. The staff are very friendly and the activities are a lot of fun or adults and kids.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most enjoyable visit around Christmas time! The Carolers were singing, bonfire was roaring, and people in good spirits were gathered around it enjoying hot apple cider, watching the horses pulling their carriages with great care. Santa Claus actually takes his time talking to the kids, which is a waste if your kid, like mine, gets nervous, wrings... More 

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West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fitting testimony to my father and uncle in building more than 20 stick-built homes in the 40s and 50s in the Brookfields came my overseeing the building of the Richardson Parsonage. The visceral experience of seeing my dream come true lasts a lifetime for me. Although I do not live in the home any more I have the pleasure... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Old Sturbridge Village many times and always enjoy it. The cast is so very knowledgeable and eager to involve those who visit. Because it is a dynamic exhibit with working farms, every season brings new experiences. There is so much to do and so much to learn at this venue! A visit to OSV is a... More 

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Topsham, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love OSV. Went this past weekend for MidWinter Mischief and had a blast. The cast was outstanding and the quick pace was good for holding everyone's attention. I really enjoyed this addition to their programming.

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Cobleskill, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

A wonderful winter day! It didn't hurt that it was unseasonably warm, but even on a cold day, there's enough in-and-out during the interactive theater experience that it would be comfortable. The reasonably priced tour included a period-inspired meal (choices included vegetarian options). We were given characters to play, some of whom were more central to the action than others,... More 

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Southport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Whenever we visit our relatives in Massachusetts, we always stop at Old Sturbridge on our way back home for lots of home made candy. It's the best.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Some people call this a grade 6 school trip but I really liked it. I live in Canada near Upper Canada Village and I wanted to see the differences and the similarities. I think this village portrays a more austere lifestyle but it was cool to see.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I am a member of this historical working village. Great fun and learning! Not only do the "citizens" work and craft from the 1800's but the events offered also reflect the time period.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

My partner, two friends, and I attended Midwinter Mischief yesterday. Two of us had been to Old Sturbridge Village many, many times, and the other two had never been before. We were all enthralled by this new way to see the village. Not only do you get a scrumptious lunch and dessert, but the "tour" was wonderful. The story of... More 

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