Events for Kids

Welcome to our 2017 Children’s Program Schedule! As always we attempt to provide our youngest visitors a friendly way to explore history and the world around them.
Parents/Guardians need not purchase a ticket for the events.  


Friday, July  7, 2017. 10:30 AM

In this Museum of Science presentation, amazing things happen when a variety of objects and substances are super-cooled.  Suitable for Grades K and above -$5 per child. Click here for more information.


July 14th, 1-4pm

The fairies of the forest are coming to visit the Winslow House!  Activities will also include learning how to make a fairy door, flower crown, or magic wand to take home as well as face painting to match the pixies and sprites.  $5 per child. Click here for more information.


Friday, July 28th  2017  10:30 AM

Children will make their own teddy bear to take home and keep forever! Games, tasty treats, and a celebration of summer.  $10 per child – reservations required. Click here for more information.


Art & Nature


August 4th 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Join us at the Winslow House for a nature based art project!
Take a walk along a nature trail and create a picture inspired by the great outdoors to take home.

$5/per child

Charlie Wears a Cloak: Colonial Textiles For Kids

August 25th 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Explore colonial crafts with knitting and spinning expert Colleen Keegan. Hear the story “Charlie Wears a Cloak,” by Tommy DePaula about the many steps of colonial clothes making beginning with shearing a sheep! Join Colleen in a series of crafts related to making clothes, including plate weaving, cotton ball spinning, and making your own sheep to take home!

$5/per child

Please call ahead to reserve your spot!


From Platform 9 3/4…
Sunday, September 24th, 2pm

Calling all Hogwarts students and fans of the boy who lived! Join us as we pay tribute to everyone’s favorite school of witchcraft and wizardry. Don’t worry, our triwizard tournament will be much safer (sorry, no live dragons this time) and everyone will be able to participate.

Sharpen those Quidditch skills, test your Potter Knowledge at the Three Broomsticks’ Quiz, and get yourself sorted by the sorting hat into your favorite house!

$5 per child

The Ancestral Home of the Founding Family of Marshfield