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Old Sturbridge Village

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1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1198
+1 508-347-0290
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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“new england” (151 reviews)
“horse drawn” (25 reviews)
“carriage ride” (17 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
1 Old Sturbridge Village Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01566-1198
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+1 508-347-0290
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"new england"
in 151 reviews
"horse drawn"
in 25 reviews
"carriage ride"
in 17 reviews
"cobbler"
in 13 reviews
"living museum"
in 32 reviews
"step back in time"
in 52 reviews
"blacksmith shop"
in 28 reviews
"costumed interpreters"
in 19 reviews
"covered bridge"
in 22 reviews
"re enactors"
in 20 reviews
"farm animals"
in 24 reviews
"special events"
in 20 reviews
"working farm"
in 13 reviews
"period dress"
in 12 reviews
"all ages"
in 53 reviews
"bullard tavern"
in 29 reviews
"learn something"
in 20 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Marvelous ambiance and relaxed tour with highly informative signage and interactions with role players at work throughout most exhibits. Shoe shop and regional history and the military/muskets display and regional history were exceptional-- not to be missed. And definitely do the wagon ride. Then go...More

Thank Craig L
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Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed talking with our costumed historians and exploring the grounds and exhibits. We hope you will come again sometime!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Haven't been to OSV in decades. Decided to take our younger children to check it out. The staff were fantastic and the family actually spent almost four hours there ( a record for our family). Exhibits were educational and entertaining, and the grounds looked great...More

Thank Rhody99
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Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you and your children enjoyed the Village and that you will be back. We wish you many happy returns!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great visit. We learned a lot. The people are nice and informative. The village is quaint and great for kids.

Thank _mahn92818
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Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village. We're happy to hear that you had fun and learned a lot. We hope you will come again sometime.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Totally enjoyed The Sleepy Hollow Experience they put on in the fall. A professional acting troupe performs the tale with words and music as you move through areas of Sturbridge Village at night. Very well done and the finale is great. It sells out so...More

Thank johnatod
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Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for attending the Sleepy Hollow Experience and Christmas by Candlelight. We're glad that you enjoyed both experiences. Indeed, sometimes Christmas by Candlelight can get crowded, especially on certain days of the week closer to Christmas if the weather cooperates. We hope you will...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Be prepared to spend the whole day for a living tour through our American history as it was lived and worked

Thank garyslevine
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Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for spending a day at Old Sturbridge Village! We're happy to hear that you had a pleasant visit and hope you will come again some time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place, especially on this weekend. It started out with a thunderstorm and a tornado warning. They brought everyone into the visitor center to wait out the weather. Once it was clear, off we went exploring. Ticket price was not bad. Spent several hours checking...More

Thank Jim H
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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 during Redcoats & Rebels! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed exploring the Village once the storms passed and hope you will come again some time!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've stayed at a hotel in Sturbridge and this sight was only a three minute drive away. Kids were free in August, but I would have payed for them anyway, as they really liked walking around, looking at everything (especially the animals) and especially enjoying...More

Thank Nicolas W
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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 and your family enjoyed exploring the Village and 1830s New England history. We hope you will come again if you are ever in the area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sturbridge Village is a working museum of colonial America. The staff works in colonial garb to demonstrate the daily activities of the time period. You will experience farming along with the cows, sheep, chickens, and pigs. There are restaurants, shops and a variety of learning...More

Thank Christine W
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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 your experience and that you had fun. We hope you will come again sometime.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This village was a wonderful jump back into our history. The buildings were wonderful to visit and the people were interesting and knowledgeable. Plan to spend the whole day, pack snacks and drinks, and wear good walking shoes.Great experience.

Thank Heidi P
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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 you enjoyed your recent visit and hope you will come again sometime.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard about Old Sturbridge Village from a friend who went there as a kid on a field trip. What an excellent place to visit! We recently toured the New England states and went to three living history museums. The other two were Plimouth Plantation...More

Thank Robert M
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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 and the kids enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again if you are ever 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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