Central Massachusetts attractions

Museum in Sturbridge

Old Sturbridge Village

Historic buildings from throughout the region have been moved to this site to re-create a New England town from the 1830s, with 40 restored structures filled with antiques. Rather than labeling the exhibits, this mu…
Museum in Worcester

EcoTarium

This museum and 'center for environmental exploration' presents an array of exhibits to intrigue young minds. The outdoor exhibit area features many places to dig, build, climb, move and create – and that's in addit…
Farm in Sturbridge

Hyland Orchard

Come fall, when the apples are ripe, Hyland Orchard opens its doors for pick-your-own and a host of other activities. The kids will be flat our with the petting farm, wagon rides and craft activities such as pumpkin…
Museum in Worcester

Worcester Art Museum

During Worcester's golden age, its captains of industry bestowed largess upon the town. The Worcester Art Museum, off Main St, remains a generous and impressive bequest. The museum's unexpected and comprehensive col…
Museum in Sturbridge

Russian Icon Exhibit

The collection of 60 rare works preserved at St Anne Shrine's Russian icon exhibit is an unusual treasure. Monsignor Pie Neveu, a Roman Catholic Assumptionist bishop, collected valuable Russian icons when he ministe…