Upcoming Events and Programs

What’s New?

Click here to see what special events and programs the Museum has planned for the coming weeks. click here for a full calendar

Halloween RompHalloween Romp

Saturday, October 22, 2-6pm
members: $5/person  
non-members: $10/person
Fall under our spell and into your costume at our Halloween celebration which promises a frightfully fun time for all ages! Spook-tacular activities include chilling crafts, ghoulish games, spine-tingling science experiments, special treats and live animals from New England Reptile and Raptor!

Family Autism Eventautism ribbon

Saturday, October 22, 10am-noon
The Museum will be open exclusively to families with children aged 10 and under on the Autism Spectrum, and those with Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS). They and their families have a chance to explore the Museum’s hands-on exhibits in a less  overwhelming atmosphere. This event is free, but pre-registration is required.  To register, call the Museum at 508-230-3789.

sponsored by Karen Francioso-Howe, Early Childhood Speech-Language Pathologist



Tuesday, November 8 (Election Day), 10am-3pm
Museum Open 9am-4pm

Build BIG with Rigamajig! This is a new large-scale building kit for hands-on free play and learning. The collection of wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope allows children to follow their curiosity.

Veteran’s Day – Rockets Red Glareteamsters-local-653-color

Friday, November 11, 10am-4pm (special activities)
Museum Open 9am-7pm

Get a blast of patriotism as we build different types of rockets and then launch them. Countdown to fun! This event is sponsored by Teamsters Local 653.

Exploring MusicExploring Music

Wednesdays, 10-10:45am (starts on September 14)
Music builds your toddler’s brain! This popular program offers a variety of creative musical activities: singing, rhythmmaking, dramatic interpretation, listening and learning about different forms and styles of music and lots of movement.


STEM for BeginnersSTEM

Thursdays, 10-11am (starting September 22)
Preschoolers are invited to become young scientists strengthen Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills through hands-on exploration. This program will encourage children to ask questions, ponder the unknown, and test ideas, giving them an edge up on science-based skills they will encounter later in school.

New hours! The Museum will now be open late on Fridays!

This fall the Museum’s new hours will be:
Tuesday-Thursday: 9am-4pm
Fridays: 9am-7pm
Saturdays & Sundays: noon-5pm

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