In keeping with John Hays Hammond, Jr's original vision for his seaside castle-home to serve as a museum offering the Gloucester community access to ancient works of architectural art, Hammond Castle Museum will offer Gloucester residents free, self-guided tours each Tuesday throughout the regular season which runs through the end of October.
Wenham Museum invites you to come in costume, as a monster, dragon or dinosaur and hear frightfully fun stories, create monster print art and play silly monster games. Explore Wenham Museum’s spring exhibits: 'Draw Me a Story: Paper Monsters' with Ed and Rebecca Emberley a display of lively monster art and 'Pop Goes the Book!' an exhibit of engaging pop-up books. All Ages.
Join the Lynn Museum and Historical Society for a full day of family fun ahead of our 125th anniversary! We invite families in Lynn and surrounding communities to participate in art-making activities, hands-on demonstrations, and more during April school vacation week.
Breakheart Reservation has been shaped not only by nature but by the many people who have called it home. Join our park interpreter to uncover this history through the stone artifacts they left behind. This is a 2.5 mile moderate hike along rocky trails, with several stops. Best for adults and older children with a keen interest in history. Meet out-side the Visitor Center. Rain cancels.
It’s Spring! by Linda Glaser is the spring break StoryWalk® at Maudslay State Park. What a great way to combine reading, exercise, and family fun! It's Spring! celebrates the coming of spring and all that happens in our natural world during this important season. A child observes the arrival of spring and its effects on plants and animals. Foster your child's connection with nature as well as their reading skills by participating in our StoryWalk(R) at Maudslay! The walk begins at Hedge Drive just down from the headquarters building at 74 Curzon Mill Rd.
Cambridge Science Festival is back! Join us LIVE and IN-PERSON this Fall 2022. This October, an electrifying pop-up festival lights up the Open Space, in the heart of Kendall Square and across the city of Cambridge. The week-long celebration combines all the magic and mayhem of modern science in an action-packed program of events, demonstrations, workshops and performances. Come see a show, grab a bite, get involved and stay for the day.
Algae, seaweed, or even sea vegetables! Whatever you prefer to call it, join this family education program to learn all about local seaweed. Participants will get their hands wet exploring and identifying local seaweed species and learn how seaweeds grow, reproduce, and provide food and habitat to many creatures. Families will get the chance to taste some seaweed food and create your own seaweed art to take home.
Hear ye, hear ye! It has been decreed that children shall be treated like royalty as we lower the drawbridge and roll out the red carpet at Hammond Castle Museum! Let their imaginations awaken as they visit a towering medieval castle filled with antiquities, tease their senses as they try out the whispering gallery in the Library, and inspire their creativity as they glimpse the spirit and vision of one of the nation’s most prolific inventors.
Join CAM Educators during April Vacation week to plant historic gardens at the Cape Ann Museum Green. Learn about the historic White-Ellery House, built in 1710, and the Babson-Alling House, built c. 1740, and how the occupants used gardens to feed themselves and their communities.
Wednesday, August 17
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