The Wenham Museum is a family-friendly museum of childhood and New England Family Life exploring how we have lived, worked, dressed, and played from the 17th century to today. The museum features a model train gallery including 10 model train layouts, Claflin-Richard House c.1690, a world-renowned doll collection, dollhouses, costumes and textiles, toys, historic photographs, the interactive Family Discovery Gallery as well as special exhibits.
LEGO® Sculpture Exhibit
Come Build on the Fun!
LEGO fans you're invited to display your LEGO sculpture in the museum’s fall exhibit!
September 12 - October 21
Pull on overalls and caps and pretend to be conductors at the train station. Plan adventures, check-in customers and serve travelers in the Choo-Choo Cafe! Children will have fun playing in the Family Discovery Gallery while developing strong math, language, fine motor and decision-making skills.
Le Pavillon de la Lanterne: An Exquisite European Dollhouse
Escape into the dreamlike world of European life in miniature through the works of two master artists in their creation of one spectacular dollhouse.
Over 15 years, Jean and Marguerite van der Does built and decorated an exquisitely detailed fine-scale dollhouse in loving memory of their youngest daughter. They fashioned the exterior of the house in 17th-century architectural design inspired by the hunting lodge of The Palace of Versailles, called Le Pavillon de la Lanterne as a tribute to their daughter’s passion for the arts.
June 22, 2012-June 2013
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