STRAWBERY BANKE MUSEUM

Current Events

American Celebration: 1940s-Style Swing Dance
Jump, jive and swing to the music of the Beantown Swing Orchestra at a 1940s-style swing dance.



Basket-Making Workshop Apr 8
Spend an afternoon (1-4 pm) making a traditional, woven New England berry basket, from scratch. Led by Strawbery Banke’s Master Weavers, participants learn the basic skills and basket-weaving techniques to create an approx. 1 quart basket.



Basket Making Workshop Mar 18 SOLD OUT
Spend an afternoon (1-4 pm) making a traditional, woven New England berry basket, from scratch. Led by Strawbery Banke’s Master Weavers, participants learn the basic skills and basket-weaving techniques to create a (6” x 6” approx. 1 quart) basket.



Heritage Breeds at the Banke Lunch Lecture
The museum welcomes two authorities on rare breeds of animals for lunch programs that include a guided visit with the expert to the Baby Animals tent, a Figtree Kitchen lunch and an illustrated talk in the TYCO Visitors Center lecture hall.



Baby Animals Breakfast -- For Kids
Led by a heritage animal breeder and educator this program, presented for an hour before the animal tent opens to the public each day, is designed to give children age 4 to 8 (all ages admitted) an opportunity to meet the baby lambs, kids, chicks and ot



Celestial Navigation Workshop June 10 & 11
Nate Hazen leads 2-day hands-on workshop on using a sextant to navigate by the stars. Price includes both days, lunch, your own Davis sextant, 2017 Nautical Almanac and CD. Space is limited.



Baby Animals: Heritage Breeds at the Banke
Learn about 15 farm animals familiar to New Englanders from the 1700s to today and meet the breeders who preserve their heritage.



American Lives: A Timeline of Historical Re-enactors
Discover special living history displays throughout the museum grounds, showcasing American History from the 1600s through the 1900s.



Hearth-Cooking Workshop in Wheelwright House
Learn open-hearth cooking skills as you make and enjoy a traditional menu (limited to 8 participants each workshop). For specific menu details: http://www.strawberybanke.org/hearthcooking.cfm



DAILY ADMISSION to Strawbery Banke Museum
Strawbery Banke Museum, an outdoor living history museum, opens its historic houses and gardens for self-guided tours 7 days a week, 10 am to 5 pm May through October. Tickets are valid for TWO consecutive days.



BLUE STAR MUSEUM ADMISSION
Strawbery Banke Museum is open FREE to active duty military and their families. The museum extends the Blue Star Museum season to offer this free admission at all times.


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