Heritage Museums & Gardens celebrates American culture and inspires people of all ages to explore, discover and learn together. We do this through excellence in horticulture, garden design, outdoor discovery and the exhibition of great collections.
Get to know the people and plants that make Heritage one of New England’s top public gardens as part of this annual celebration, presented in partnership with the American Public Gardens Association. Sandwich residents enjoy free admission today with proof of residence. Garden Highlights Tours Friday, May 6 11-11:45am and 2-2:45pm Tour guides will share favorite garden features during these walking tours. No advance registration required. Free with museum admission.
Nobody will yell “Cut!” during this gallery tour introducing Heritage’s featured special exhibit, part of spring ArtWeek Boston. Alexandra Mulrow, Manager of Interpretive Programs, takes participants “on set” to learn more about the costumes that helped some of your favorite actors create memorable characters. No advance registration required. Heritage is proud to be part of Spring ArtWeek Boston by presenting The Premiere Tour of Cut! Costume in the Cinema Exhibit, free with museum admission.
Heritage Museums & Gardens is the perfect place to celebrate Mom and show her how much you appreciate all that she does. Heritage is showing appreciation for moms by offering: Free admission to all moms on Sunday, May 8 15% off purchases for Non-Members and 25% off purchases for Members on all regularly priced merchandise at The Shop at Heritage on Saturday, May 7 through Sunday, May 8 Heritage also offers great gift ideas to show mom how much you appreciate her: Why give her a bouquet of flowers when you can give her a whole garden? A membership to Heritage offers many benefits including free admission to Heritage. Purchase a membership for mom here. Honor your mother by officially naming a rhododendron at Heritage for her. Your rhododendron will be registered with the Royal Horticultural Society. To officially name a rhododendron after mom, contact the Membership Office at 508-888-3300, ext. 111. The Adventure Park at Heritage invites moms to climb for free with a paying family member. Visit The Adventure Park at Heritage’s website to learn more.
Go behind the scenes with curator Jennifer Madden for an exclusive peek at Heritage’s antique automobile collection in storage. During the tour, Jennifer will share little-known facts and stories. Participants will be admitted to “Employees Only” areas, and will be able to get up close and personal with the cars. Find out more about the work that goes into maintaining this world-class collection, including the ins and outs of moving the cars and preparing them for exhibit. Advance registration is recommended as space is limited and these tours often sell out!