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Welcome to Museum Village

Museum Village is a unique and inviting open-air historical museum which offers visitors the opportunity to explore vignettes of 19th century American life. Using a large collection of eclectic artifacts, the museum provides hands-on educational experiences and exhibits that illustrate the transition from a rural to an industrial culture and economy in America.

Operating Schedule

The museum is currently ClosedWe're open again on Saturday (April 18, 2020) from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed

We Love Kids Groups!

School groups, homeschool families, summer camp groups and even birthday parties! We love to give your kids a hands-on view of history
for a fun day of learning and exploring.

Tour Living History Museum

While visiting the exhibit buildings now at Museum Village, you can shop in a 130-year-old general store, see a real Mastodon skeleton, make a candle, step inside a 200-year-old log cabin, sit in a one-room schoolhouse, and watch a broom being made. All that and be home in time for dinner!

Register for a Workshop or Event

Register online for an upcoming workshop or event.

How Can You Help?

The more help we get, the better we can make your Museum Village experience. Become a member now and show your support!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
May
2
Sat
11:00 am Opening Day!!! @ Museum Village
Opening Day!!! @ Museum Village
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Opening Day!!! @ Museum Village
THIS IS A TENTATIVE OPENING DATE!   Admission Adults $14.00 USD Seniors $12.00 USD Children (3 – 12) $10.00 USD  
May
22
Fri
7:00 pm The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus will be here again under the big top tent! Come see jugglers, aerialists, high wire acts, camels, clowns & more! Zerbini family Circus is a family owned and operated circus, the Zerbini family has been in the Circus business for over 250 years. This is a fun event for the whole ... Read more
May
23
Sat
2:00 pm The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
May 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus will be here again under the big top tent! Come see jugglers, aerialists, high wire acts, camels, clowns & more! Zerbini family Circus is a family owned and operated circus, the Zerbini family has been in the Circus business for over 250 years. This is a fun event for the whole ... Read more
5:00 pm The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
May 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus will be here again under the big top tent! Come see jugglers, aerialists, high wire acts, camels, clowns & more! Zerbini family Circus is a family owned and operated circus, the Zerbini family has been in the Circus business for over 250 years. This is a fun event for the whole ... Read more
May
24
Sun
1:00 pm The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus will be here again under the big top tent! Come see jugglers, aerialists, high wire acts, camels, clowns & more! Zerbini family Circus is a family owned and operated circus, the Zerbini family has been in the Circus business for over 250 years. This is a fun event for the whole ... Read more
4:30 pm The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
May 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus will be here again under the big top tent! Come see jugglers, aerialists, high wire acts, camels, clowns & more! Zerbini family Circus is a family owned and operated circus, the Zerbini family has been in the Circus business for over 250 years. This is a fun event for the whole ... Read more
May
25
Mon
5:00 pm The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
May 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Zerbini Family Circus @ Museum Village
The Zerbini Family Circus will be here again under the big top tent! Come see jugglers, aerialists, high wire acts, camels, clowns & more! Zerbini family Circus is a family owned and operated circus, the Zerbini family has been in the Circus business for over 250 years. This is a fun event for the whole ... Read more
May
30
Sat
11:00 am Fairy Pirate Day @ Museum Village
Fairy Pirate Day @ Museum Village
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fairy Pirate Day @ Museum Village
Dress up as your favorite fairy, pirate or fairytale character on this magical day for some whimsical fun! Can you find all the treasure? Can you walk the plank across Pirates Lagoon? Pixie Pub will have snacks for your little ones. Learn to fly at Fairy Flying Academy! There will be plenty of fun photo ... Read more

Object of the Month

March’s Object of the Month

March’s Object of the Month was chosen by our longtime Collections volunteer, Joyce Holloway. It is one of her favorite objects at the museum!    Victorian Child’s Rocker, ca. 1880-1890; maple and wicker.    Manufactured by Heywood Bros. & Co., Gardner, Massachusetts.   This child’s rocking chair has a wicker weave back with a Japanese fan, moon, and five pointed star. It has a bowed crest rail continuing in arms with a chain motif.    How gorgeous! 

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