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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” (141 reviews)
“horse drawn” (17 reviews)
“carriage ride” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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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1 - 10 of 1,145 reviews

Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 4 days 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 days 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 5 days 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 days 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 5 days 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 days 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 1 week 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 5 days 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 1 week 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

Thank LucyTorn96
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days 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 1 week 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

Thank samanthadQ3469UZ
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going here since I was a kid and every time I go, I learn something new. If you'd like to see what life was like in the mid 1800s, this spot is unmatched anywhere.

Thank Astronomer2059
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 enjoy visiting the Village and that you learn something new every time. We wish you many happy returns.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my family to OSV for a day after not having been in years. Growing up, it was my favorite place to go. We came in on a Saturday and the village was very crowded. We had heard it was "Scout Day" so there...More

Thank GregK1239
Maryann G, Marketing Specialist at Old Sturbridge Village, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the Village. We're happy to hear that your experience was a mostly positive one. I will share your feedback with our Food Services department. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to leave honest feedback and hope that you will come...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
5 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
14 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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