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Wenham Museum

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Gem in Wenham

This museum is way more amazing than you'd guess from its historic exterior that you'd blink and... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
South Hamilton, Massachusetts
A Pocketful of Miracles

This is the place for kids. Best train exhibits anywhere in New England, plus numerous local and... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
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132 Main St, Wenham, MA 01984-1520
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This museum is way more amazing than you'd guess from its historic exterior that you'd blink and pass by. Inside, there are interactive exhibits for kids as well as a HUGE lower level of model trains where kids can push the buttons to activate them....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This is the place for kids. Best train exhibits anywhere in New England, plus numerous local and intelligent presentations of North Shore history. Small and intimate and easily approachable. Spend two hours and enjoy

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WilliamS2206
Reviewed February 18, 2018

We went today to check out the annual Lego train exhibit. The Legos were fantastic, but so were the rest of the trains. For a small community museum this place is pretty impressive. The model train room on the lower level can occupy a lot...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Laura G
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited here while spending some time in Massachusetts. This place is on the smaller size but has a great variety of exhibits. The construction exhibit was a favorite. The model trains are really neat too. Artwork is displayed throughout the musuem from children's books....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Amy C
Reviewed December 20, 2017

I visited the Wenham Museum with my daughter and my two year old grandson to see the train exhibits! He was excited with the hands on train table in the first room! He was playing with the Thomas the Train characters and the fire engines...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Betsy K
Reviewed April 25, 2017

I tell everyone with young children that this is the perfectly sized museum to visit. The trains are awesome, but there is also the play room that has puppets, and the balls that roll down the maze you make. Great gift shop too!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank BretteS802
Reviewed April 17, 2017

In under a month, we will be renewing our family membership to the Wenham Museum! Great value for a place to get away with the kids, and now an even better experience! For my 2-year old--TRAINS! He loves the family atmosphere and I love that...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 17, 2017

We visited with a toddler boy to see their special exhibit "Train Time," which runs from November through February, and the permanent train gallery which has 21 trains in layouts. "Train Time" is, apparently, an annual display. The child enjoyed the trains greatly. Each display...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank L9393NIrobertm
Reviewed July 5, 2016

We used this museum as a pit stop on the way to Boston to give our kids some time to move around. It is quaint and play-based. Very much a throw-back in a good way. Staff was friendly and they had a great gift shop.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank M J
Reviewed June 30, 2016

I enjoy this museum. It is great if you are interested in local or colonial history. The doll and toy exhibit is interesting for adults and children alike. The overall atmosphere is quaint and charming.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Caitlin W
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