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Old Sturbridge Village

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
800-SEE-1830, 508-347-3362
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Sturbridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Educational Sites
Activities: Leisure education, Dining
Traveler Description: Old Sturbridge Village is a living history museum where costumed interpreters help visitors to experience life in a New England town of the 1830's... more »
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Greenville, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This is an excellent way to spend a few hours, no matter what your age. We spent 4 hours walking, listening, and learning about what life was like in New England over 100 years ago. The staff are very knowledgable and willing to answer questions. The buildings, animals, exhibits, and working areas were the most interesting. However, there were some... More

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Deer Park, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We were looking for something to do in the area while we were visiting for Brimfield antique show. This was perfect. Interesting, affordable and fun. Rode a stage coach, played tug of war. Nice way to spend the day

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Blackwood, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

just plain fun and relaxing. We felt everyone on the staff was very friendly and the crowd was friendly also.

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115 reviews 115 reviews
51 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We have been to Old Sturbridge Village many times over the past couple of years. We decided to add this to our trip this year in July and it was as remembered. There are many buildings and walking paths you can explore. One thing I did find disappointing is that there did not appear to many people in the buildings... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

So much more to see than I thought. Staff was helpful. Property seemed well maintained and authentic. My kids learned about the history while having fun. We could have spent 2 days here.

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Monroe, NJ
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The Village opens at 9:30 am this time of year and since it can get quite hot it's worthwhile arriving there early. We had an absolutely wonderful time while there. We spoke with the cooper, blacksmith, general store owner, school teacher, botanist, ministers wife, carriage driver, etc. They were all wearing clothes that would have been worn in New England... More

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Laurel, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The wedding staff at OSV was completely amazing! I had the most magical, stress free wedding. They took care of every tiny detail and seemed to know what I needed at any given time. Everything from the food to the ceremony to the wait staff were top notch, not to mention the beauty of this place. Lise, our wedding coordinator... More

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Broadway, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Took the grandkids June 2014. Enough great things to see that we easily stretched out the visit for 2 days & the 2nd day is free with 1st day admission (within 10 days). Friendly, well-informed, historically costumed staff.

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Westminster, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Old Sturbridge Village is good for a nice walk in the summer time,or in the winter. Its very nice to see the fall leaves in Oct.

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West Calder, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Had a lovely visit here recently, the staff were excellent and most informative we had a ride on the stage coach which was fun. This was a lovely day out would certainly recommend this place.

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