Halloween Family Festival, Oct. 28, 5-9pm

Join us for a sweet evening of Halloween activities and fun!

Climb Into Fun at the Adventure Park at Heritage!

Partake in a fun and educational outdoor experience with over
65 unique challenges and ziplines! See you in the trees!

What is Heritage?

Learn more about all
Heritage has to offer.

The Hundred Acre School

A unique preschool using STEM to cultivate learning habits that last a lifetime.

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Sandwich Halloween Festival

The place to be for Halloween fun in Sandwich, Oct. 28!

Gardens Aglow

A treasured holiday family tradition returns Nov. 24!

Call For Artists!

Heritage invites artists to submit designs for outdoor art for next year's outdoor art exhibit!

It is always a pleasure to speak with visitor services [staff]. We are blessed to have Heritage Museums & Gardens so accessible.

  • Upcoming Events

    Oct
    28
    Sat
    5:00 pm Halloween Family Festival @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Halloween Family Festival @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Halloween Family Festival @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
    Heritage Museums & Gardens is the place to be for Halloween fun in the Sandwich community! We are proud to partner with the STEM Academy/Sandwich High School Parent Teacher Student Association, Sandwich Soul, & Sandwich Partnership for Families Activities included with admission: Join the Halloween dance party with DJ Ooch Snap a family photo in our spooky Model T Go on a tractor-pulled hayride around the Parade Field Take a ride on the vintage carousel Enjoy performances of “Thriller” by Sandwich Soul Create a Halloween-themed craft Listen to fireside storytelling Participate in STEM activities at The Hundred Acre School Cost: $5 per person with a $25 family maximum; free for infants 2 and younger Purchase admission tickets online to save time in line at heritagemuseumsandgardens.org Additional ticketed activities for all ages are also available for purchase at the event (cash only). Ticket sales support STEM/SHS PTSA & Sandwich Soul: For little ones: play carnival-style games, such as witch’s hat ring toss, pumpkin broom sweep, Halloween Lucky Duck, face-painting, and more For older kids: “Minute to Win It”-style, timed, competitive challenges like poison cup ping pong ball toss, pyramid cup stacking, and candy corn toss Walk through a Haunted Maze (weather permitting) Consult a Fortune Teller Join the Cake Walk for chances to win delicious desserts, including a “masterpiece” cake  Halloween-themed treats are available for purchase at The Magnolia Café. Participants are advised to wear comfortable shoes to walk to all of the activities. This event takes place rain or shine! This event, and a flashlight giveaway, are generously sponsored by Arbella Insurance Foundation.
    Nov
    4
    Sat
    10:30 am Hydrangea Winterizing Workshop –... @ Meet at Admissions
    Hydrangea Winterizing Workshop –... @ Meet at Admissions
    Nov 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
    Hydrangea Winterizing Workshop - SOLD OUT @ Meet at Admissions
    Hydrangea macrophylla are the least cold-hardy of hydrangea species and are hard to keep alive during harsh Cape Cod winters. Heritage Hydrangea Curator Mal Condon will provide information and demonstrate techniques for protecting hydrangeas from the ravages of winter. Heritage Museums & Gardens Hydrangea Program Series: Register for all three workshops in the series (Hydrangea Pruning April 22 at 10:30 am or 1:30 pm; or April 23 at 11:30 am, Success with Hydrangeas May 18 at 11:30 am or 1:30 pm, and Winterizing Hydrangeas November 4) to receive a discounted rate: $25 Members, $55 Non-members.
    1:30 pm Hydrangea Winterizing Workshop S... @ Meet at Admissions
    Hydrangea Winterizing Workshop S... @ Meet at Admissions
    Nov 4 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
    Hydrangea Winterizing Workshop SOLD OUT @ Meet at Admissions
    Hydrangea macrophylla are the least cold-hardy of hydrangea species and are hard to keep alive during harsh Cape Cod winters. Heritage Hydrangea Curator Mal Condon will provide information and demonstrate techniques for protecting hydrangeas from the ravages of winter. Heritage Museums & Gardens Hydrangea Program Series: Register for all three workshops in the series (Hydrangea Pruning April 22 at 10:30 am or 1:30 pm; or April 23 at 11:30 am, Success with Hydrangeas May 18 at 11:30 am or 1:30 pm, and Winterizing Hydrangeas November 4) to receive a discounted rate: $25 Members, $55 Non-members.
    Nov
    15
    Wed
    5:00 pm History on Tap @ The Black Cat Tavern
    History on Tap @ The Black Cat Tavern
    Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    History on Tap @ The Black Cat Tavern | Barnstable | Massachusetts | United States
    Grab a drink and enjoy some fascinating and fun conversation with Heritage Museums & Gardens staff, who will bring interesting objects from the Museum’s collection to share. Check out a piece of the past that most Museum visitors don’t have the opportunity to see, and join in the discussion! Participation is free, and there are no reservations required. Food and drink purchases are each guest’s responsibility.
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