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Old Sturbridge Village

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Address: 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566
Phone Number: 800-SEE-1830, 508-347-3362
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9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Leisure education, Dining
Description: 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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Preserving American History - Fun for ALL!

Old Sturbridge Village has seasonal events and something for everyone. Their website says it best: OSV.org. If you're crafty - there's blacksmithing, textiles, early American... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Old Sturbridge Village has seasonal events and something for everyone. Their website says it best: OSV.org. If you're crafty - there's blacksmithing, textiles, early American cooking, tinsmithing and survival classes! I think any age group will enjoy visiting for a weekend or if time is limited, for a couple hours. There's even maple sugar making, music concerts, great restaurants and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My husband daughter and grandson and I attended the Family Cook. We had the most incredible evening. The staff were very friendly and made us all at ease while preparing the dinner. Preparing and cooking the meal as if we were in the 1800's was very educational interesting and fun. The meal was fantastic. It was the most enjoyable family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My daughter and I just love going here! The simplicity of the settings and the fun of playing the old fashioned games keeps us coming back. We always have a nice and relaxing day away from electronics and commotion :) Love their special events too.

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Always have an excellent time going to the Village! Plenty of options for strolling through buildings and exhibits. We also went for July 4th fireworks and they were fantastic!

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Come here ofter. Love to walk through the village. The garden at the farm house is wonderful to visit if you are interested in growing your own vegetables. The people at the farmhouse are very knowledgeable and will tell you how to plant and how to preserve or cook the items. There is also the herb garden where you can... More 

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Lakeville, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My wife & I were here last September with her Dad & enjoyed it very much. Most buildings had activities taking place while we were there and the staff were very helpful and informative. It`s a fully operational little township showing how things were in the 1800`s in Massachusetts. They have a big church, cooper shop(barrels) blacksmith,pottery shop with a... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I'm a local and I never get tired of this place. This isn't the history of boring dates, it's seeing how normal people lived and being able to picture yourself in their situation.

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Looking for a walk back in time, visit Sturbridge Village. Bring your walking shoes and strollers for the little ones for this visit. Also, remember your sunscreen if it's a sunny day.

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Its not Williamsburg but it is nice and it is nearly original. A good take especially if you're travelling with children. It's a little pricey for young families so plan lunch in the parking lot they readmit you on the same day. If you're older and just the two of you it is a lazy enjoyable afternoon and they have... More 

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A wonderful place for my daughter's wedding. The setting and staff were great. The event planner attended to all our needs, even asking the bartender to come up with a glass of sangria (in February) for one of the guests. The food, I had turkey dinner, was very good.

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