From April – October in 2016, visitors will discover the glamour, luxury and artistry of cinematic couture. Five centuries of fashion and style as interpreted by award-winning costume designers and worn by our favorite stars will be on display along with props, movie clips and
June 4 – October 10, 2016 Heritage Museums & Gardens is hosting ten artists this year for Natural Threads, this year’s seasonal outdoor art installation in the gardens. Their imaginative works interpret the theme of connected natural and synthetic fibers by bending, shaping,
Driven to Collect is located in the Automobile Gallery, which is a reproduction of the Round Stone Barn at Hancock Shaker Village. Learn more about the cars in Heritage’s antique automobile collection. Driven to Collect showcases Heritage’s permanent collection of antique and cl
The Heritage Collection (April 16-October 10) The Heritage Collection highlights art and artifacts from Heritage’s collection of 12,000+ items in a fresh new display. Beautiful paintings, rare objects, and the famed military miniatures offer examples of American ingenuity and ex
Old East Windmill The Old East Windmill, built in 1800 in Orleans, Massachusetts, served that community for 93 years grinding wheat, rye, barley and salt from the local salt works. During the Civil War, the windmill also ground corn meal to be used as field rations for Union soldiers.
Come Swing Into Fun! We are pleased to announce that The Adventure Park at Heritage Museums & Gardens is now open! See you in the trees! What is the Adventure Park at Heritage Museums & Gardens? Tickets, pricing and hours Save money! Purchase a combo ticket to Heritage and T
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!