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!

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.

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.


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.


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