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Old Sturbridge Village

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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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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1198
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+1 508-347-0290
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this wonderful museum whilst on vacation from the uk during the redcoats and rebels weekend. It was interesting to talk to the reenactors, many of whom had fantastic knowlege of the revolutionary period. The battles were spectacular... just a shame the redcoats didnt...More

Thank offleygrove
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fans of history will love the original buildings and artifacts that have been brought to Old Sturbridge Village. Costumed interpreters are friendly, knowledgeable, and interact well with visitors. Farm animals, a stagecoach ride, and a ride on the lake all give the feel of an...More

Thank librarianlorraine
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit and hope you will come again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

At first we were overwhelmed by the size of OSV as it covers 200 acres, but we found most of it is centered around the village green. Everything here depicts life in the early 19th century involving neighbors helping neighbors. All buildings are authentic. Settlers...More

Thank retdvm
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed exploring the grounds and learning about early 19th-century life in rural New England. We hope you will visit again sometime.

Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to the village and we loved it, managed to get on the horse drawn trolley and had a beautiful and very informative ride around the village, once finished we walked it ourselves. Attention to detail is awesome. Everything is so well kept and...More

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Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed exploring the Village and learning about early 19th-century life from our costumed historians. We hope you will come again some time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fun way to spend a few hours. Well done depiction of what it was like to live in the 1830s... some of the stops even had people in period costumes doing various chores and explaining what they were doing. Multiple shows and such at...More

Thank MAM716
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will come again sometime!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my seven and nine year old. It’s a good place to spend a few hours and learn a bit. All the staff is friendly and are happy to answer questions.

Thank lakrav
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you and your children enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again some time!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a season ticket holder at OSV therefore, I go there on a regular basis and for the most part I love it. This past spring/summer I have been there several times and so I am combining my experiences. First we went on Memorial...More

Thank Gary W
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for purchasing a season pass and for visiting the Village several times! We're happy to hear that you have had mostly positive experiences and of course wish you many happy returns. Thank you for your constructive feedback as well. I will pass it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit today. We are both history fans and they have a great overview of life in 1840 New England. The food offerings were fine and not overpriced but I would have enjoyed a more historic food experience. Wear comfortable shoes -...More

Thank Robin L
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again sometime!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice park, sort of like a "mini Williamsburg", with a lot of old buildings, actors in period costume, etc. My favorite thing was the carriage ride through the town & countryside. The driver, George, gave a great narrative throughout the entire ride. He pointed...More

Thank Dave H
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again some time.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a lovely day recently visiting Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts. Since Williamsburg in Virginia is one of our favorite places, I was sure I'd enjoy this visit. Although they represent times that are 100 years apart they are very similar. There weren't as...More

Thank GinkaMG
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again sometime if you are in the area.

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Diane C
August 8, 2018|
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Response from Maryann G | Property representative |
Hours vary seasonally. We are currently open Wednesday - Sunday. You can always check the footer of our website or the VISIT page on our website for our current and upcoming hours.
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Elizabeth L
June 20, 2018|
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Response from Maryann G | Property representative |
We recommend a minimum of 3 hours, though many visitors choose to spend the entire day.
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Jim G
May 24, 2018|
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Response from mesatraveler | Reviewed this property |
Hartford or Worcester will work, but Hartford seems to have more flight connections.
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