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Wenham Museum

132 Main St, Wenham, MA 01984-1520
+1 978-468-2377
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Perfect for children

I tell everyone with young children that this is the perfectly sized museum to visit. The trains... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Brette S
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South Hamilton, Massachusetts
Excellent renovation and new exhibit

In under a month, we will be renewing our family membership to the Wenham Museum! Great value for a... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Michael H
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132 Main St, Wenham, MA 01984-1520
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Reviewed 26 April 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!

Thank Brette S
Reviewed 17 April 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

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 18 February 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

Thank L9393NIrobertm
Reviewed 5 July 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.

Thank M J
Reviewed 30 June 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.

Thank Caitlin W
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The Wenham Museum is the perfect place to bring young children! It's affordable, interactive, hands-on! The trains were perfect for my train lover, and the fairy-tale dress up was a blast for both kids. It's small and not crowded, so it feels safe and calm...More

Thank stephso
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We went to see NELUG's Lego train display which I guess happens every year. While we were there we also saw the train room downstairs, and the other exhibits too. This is a great place! If you are local to it you have a real...More

Thank RebeccaMA
Reviewed 29 December 2015

What a wonderful museum. So full of history and so much for young and old. I love the way children can have hands on exploring while adults read and see the history. The exhibits are changed periodically but the trains are a must to see

Thank pat d
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The Wenham museum is a small local museum with an extensive collection of antique dolls and various gauge train displays. There are also lots of hands-on activities for the pre-school set. A fun place for kids and grandparents without being overwhelming.

1  Thank ChrisC1974
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This is my 4 year-old boy’s favorite museum by far. They have a wonderful train room in the basement that the whole family enjoys and a fun little toy room with games and he always seems to easily make new friends here. We have a...More

Thank csl788
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