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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” (145 reviews)
“horse drawn” (22 reviews)
“carriage ride” (16 reviews)
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we stepped out of the welcome museum onto the dirt street, the 1830’s came to life before our eyes. Artisans, townspeople, horse-drawn carriages, farms and more unfolded before us. In each home, farm, artisan shop, and business, costumed villagers explained life in...More

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

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're so happy to hear that you and your guests enjoyed experiencing 1830s New England. We are also grateful for you taking the time to write a review. We hope you will return sometime soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I came here for the Thanksgiving buffet. We walked around for a bit before eating and it was ok. We checked in at the buffet place before our check-in time that we had paid for. We saw the lady check off our...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate the honest feedback and apologize for where we fell short. Please reach out to owtavern@osv.org so that our food service staff can work with you to make this right.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've passed through Sturbridge a few times in the last few years, and joked about visiting the museum. This time we had a little room in our schedule, and were able to get half-priced tickets through the hotel where we stayed (Reeder Lodge), so we...More

Thank Kat M
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again sometime. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to this beautifully restored village gives a real insight into life in the 1800s. The wide variety of buildings across the site are open to explore, with much in the way of original fittings and furniture. The guided tours/demonstrations were led by staff...More

Thank Alison19770820
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed exploring the Village and learning about life in the 1830s. We hope you will come again sometime.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go here often as I knit items for the interpreters. We learn new things every time we come to visit. Especially like the miles of walking around behind the scenes woodland and river walks. Have been every season and most every month in the...More

Thank julie b
Maryann G, Marking Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting - and for knitting! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We wish you many happy returns in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This by far was my favorite trip we have taken to OSV. The interpreters were all amazing, knowledgeable, friendly, and were able to answer all our questions. Even though it was very cold outside the houses and buildings all were very warm. The food was...More

Thank Frank T
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent trip and the bountiful buffet in the Bullard Tavern. We hope you'll come again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a step back in time to the 1800's and learn about life in New England. Costumed docents are happy to demonstrate their skills, provide historical background, and give visitors insight into village life in 1800's New England. Younger children will enjoy the hands-on KidSpace...More

Thank Momto3Cs
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village. We're so happy to hear that you've enjoyed your many visits to the Village and wish you many happy returns in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting family who live in Massachusetts, and they took me here. I really enjoyed the visit, as I love learning about history. The houses were great and some had the actors in, so was interesting to learn about who lived there, etc. Cafe...More

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Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent trip to New England, I decided to bring my young son to OSV, not only for a day out but also for the historical significance and the experience of seeing firsthand how the colonists lived and worked in the 1800s. I have...More

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Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Village with your young son. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your day and hope that you will come again if you are ever in the area.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived here upon opening. Day was a warm, sunny fall day! Super day to be at the Village. We decided to take the wagon ride from Knights store. Our guide was really good explaining things as we went along. The only drawback was there were...More

Thank estr49
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Old Sturbridge Visit. We're glad that you had a mostly positive experience and that you enjoyed learning about early 19th-century history. We hope you come again sometime.

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Ragazza14
19 November 2017|
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Response from Maryann G | Property representative |
From December 2 - 23, the Village is open select evening for Christmas by Candlelight, a festive evening filled with New England holiday traditions, live musical performances, storytelling, sleigh rides, festive foods, a... More
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Cecile T
17 October 2017|
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Response from Maryann G | Property representative |
Hi Cecile, Last year, Old Sturbridge Village joined forces with producer/director Brian Clowdus to bring The Sleepy Hollow Experience to Old Sturbridge Village and sold out a full run of 31 shows. The Sleepy Hollow... More
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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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