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  • Upcoming Events

    5:00 pm History on Tap @ Dan'l Webster Inn
    History on Tap @ Dan'l Webster Inn
    Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    Jennifer Madden, Director of Collections & Exhibitions, will bring an item from Heritage’s collection of 12,000+ items to discuss its origins and history, fun facts about the object, and how it fits into American history. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and tell stories relating to the item as we share our collection with you. Come relax and enjoy a drink as you learn about and discuss an interesting object from Heritage’s collection.
    10:00 am National Public Gardens Day @ Around the gardens
    National Public Gardens Day @ Around the gardens
    May 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Meet the people and plants that make Heritage one of New England’s top public gardens as part of this celebration with the American Public Gardens Association. Sandwich residents are free today with proof of residence. Staff Favorites: Windmill Garden Tour 11-11:30 am Tour the newly renovated Windmill Garden, and meet members of the Heritage Horticulture Team and their favorite plants in the garden. Noble Tree Tour 12-12:30 pm Horticulture Director Les Lutz leads this walking tour that highlights some of the best of Heritage’s mature collection of notable trees. Garden Highlights Walking Tours 1-1:45 pm and 2-2:45 pm Docent tour guides share favorite garden features. These programs are free with museum admission and do not require advanced registration.
    10:00 am The Adventure Park at Heritage M... @ Aerial Adventure at Heritage Museums & Gardens
    The Adventure Park at Heritage M... @ Aerial Adventure at Heritage Museums & Gardens
    May 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Soar through the trees. Navigate across planks, ropes, cables, and platforms. Explore five different “aerial trails,” designed for everyone. Beneath the aerial trails – a beautiful Forest Walk awaits those who love nature. It’s all part of outdoor learning and discovery at Heritage.
    11:00 am Behind the Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Gallery
    Behind the Scenes Auto Tour @ Automobile Gallery
    May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Go behind the scenes with curator Jennifer Madden for a tour of Heritage’s antique auto collection in storage. Jennifer will share little-known facts and stories about the cars in this area, while participants have the opportunity to closely examine the vehicles. Advance registration is recommended as space is limited. Purchase tickets

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