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Old Sturbridge Village

#1 of 18 things to do in Sturbridge Features Animals
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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“new england” (135 reviews)
“horse drawn” (22 reviews)
“carriage ride” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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 3 days ago

I hadn't been here since my childhood 35 or 40 years ago. I thoroughly enjoyed visiting the old buildings and listening to the period talk by the actors involved. It was a hot day yet clearly the period folks have enthusiasm and great knowledge. I...More

Thank seeking_direction
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have planned our weekend trip to Cape Cod to see friends and want to stop at Sturbridge village on Monday on our way home. We have wanted to do this for years and this was the year we put it on our calendar and...More

Thank Kellie G
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're sorry to hear about your negative experience! We do really appreciate the feedback however, and will consider it when making plans for future years. Our hours of operation are posted on our website, and we are open Wednesday-Sunday from March-November, with a few exceptions...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Perhaps because we started at the creamery and bakery and that set the tone for a happy visit, my kids' first visit to an hands on history exhibit like this was excellent. We walked the bee area, kids play area, visited the glass house, cidery,...More

Thank FS_Junkie_with_kids
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We're so happy to hear that you and your kids had an enjoyable visit to the Village. We hope that your kids both learned something new about history and that your family will come again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely day in old Sturbridge village.. We walked from our accomadation in the sturbridge host hotel. It is a village in a park from 1830 with actors telling their stories, making bread, butter, cheese, milking cows and cutting hay. Kids were free...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We're glad that you seemed to enjoy your visit and that your kids learned something about history! Thanks for taking advantage of the free kids in July 2017 promotion!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked on web site to see the hours of operation before we arrived on Mon arrived and too our surprise note on door said closed Mon and Tuesday what a disappointment as we had already booked our hotel and arrived what a waste of money...More

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

We're sorry to hear about your negative experience! Our hours of operation are posted on our website, and we are open Wednesday-Sunday from March-November, with a few exceptions (such as July 3 and 4, when we were open for the holiday). While we try to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a relaxing stop; walk around and see what you want to see. Interesting exhibits; we went in late September during the week and there were no crowds.

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad you found your visit to be interesting and relaxing. We hope you come again if you are ever in the area.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A village green with a variety of houses, churches and villagers await your visit. The farm, grist mill and blacksmith shop lie beyond the green. You can watch a craftspeople create and ask and receive answers for any questions you might have. A treat for...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We're glad that you seemed to enjoy your visit and hope that you learned something new about the early 19th century in New England.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though this immersive play is over I still wanted to write a review. Having written a review regarding Sleepy Hollow Experience I felt it only fair to do the same for this performance. First, and foremost the play is based on the Adventures of...More

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

Thank you so much for leaving such a detailed review of your experience at Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. I have shared your review with the museum's Director of Marketing as well as the museum's Chief of Visitor Experience / Executive Producer of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to Sturbridge Village. It was a great time to visit too because kids (up to 17) are free with an adult. You get 3 kids free per paid adult, which is more generous than a lot of places. We had children ages...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for taking advantage of the Free Kids in July 2017 promotion. We're so glad to hear that you and your children enjoyed your visit and that your children learned something new! We hope you'll...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to experience how people lived in 1830's. It is a lot of walking but very enjoyable.

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come visit again if you are ever in the area!

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saschb
4 March 2017|
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Response from Maryann G | Property representative |
There's something for all ages at the Village. Yours kids will likely enjoy seeing the sheep, chickens, and other animals, riding the horse-drawn wagon, playing on the common, trying out the water pump, playing with early... More
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Pamela C
13 January 2017|
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Response from Maryann G | Property representative |
Summer is a great (though sometimes hot) time to visit the Village. There are lots of different things to see in the Village (such as the animals, Blacksmith and Pottery shops, hearthside cooking, and more) and we try to... More
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Dee M
12 August 2016|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
Except for service dogs, dogs are not permitted in the village.
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