Historical Attractions in Abington

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Plymouth
Take a trip to the visitor centre where you'll find out all about this native american fruit through exhibits and interactive displays and lots of interesting facts. Just outside you'll see a cranberry bog as well!!
Plymouth
Have fun learning the shared history of the Native Americans and the Pilgrims in an enlightening and educational walking tour of historical downtown Plymouth.
Boston
Walk though the world of 1937, quite literally, as you step into a one-of-a-kind, three-story, painted-glass globe. Once inside, watch a sound and light presentation, experience the unique acoustics and then continue out to explore everything else th...
Plymouth
Learn about the colonys difficult beginnings or discover the gossip of the day. Ask about religious beliefs, medical practices or relations with the local Wampanoag People. Talk to a housewife and learn what a "pottage" is, or see how a duck or bluef...
Lincoln
Visitors can now experience the ring of the anvil and the odor of coal and hot steel as blacksmiths forge pieces of the metal into hinges, nails, and other household items.
Fall River
Don't just learn about history, live it! At Battleship Cove, you will experience firsthand what it was like to serve on board a Navy warship in WWII. Plus Nautical Nights program where families stay overnight on board the battleship for a boatload of...
Providence
The Providence Athenaeum, founded in 1753 as an independent membership library, provides books and other materials to all, of any age, who love reading, appreciate literature, and enjoy cultural discovery. The Athenaeum's collections and historic bui...
Bristol
Is a living history farm depicting Bristol's agrarian life in the year 1799 through live interpretation, historic structures, and heirloom plants and animals.
Gloucester
Features include an aquarium with touch tanks and maritime exhibit gallery with interactive stations plus summer classes and programs aimed at families. Plus go sailing or lobstering!
Smith's Castle
(45 Miles)
Wickford
Smith's Castle is an historic site, giving an opportunity for adults and children to experience almost four centuries of Rhode Island history. The castle and grounds provide an up-close look at what plantation life in Rhode Island in the 1600's was l...
Newport
The Museum provides the whole family with an engaging introduction to the area's rich history and the beauty of its architecture. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Rhode Island
Newport
Explore 250 years of American history at our 11 historic properties, located on 80 acres of gardens and parks.
North Kingstown
Biomes is a privately owned marine science education center focusing on hands-on programs for students and families in Southern New England.
Newport
HISTORIC FORT ADAMS is off Harrison Ave. in Fort Adams State Park. Built 1824-57, Fort Adams is one of the largest coastal fortifications in the United States. Guided tours take visitors from the top of the Fort walls to the depth of the underground...
Newport
Once the summer home of the Astors, this elegant mansion now features living history tours, including Victorian and Roaring Twenties tours, evening performances, seasonal events, and much more.
Newport
Take a tour during the day of this elegant castle, with its medieval flavor, or walk among the many spirits of the past during a Ghost Tour, Belcourt Castle offers a unique opportunity to step back in time and enjoy the atmosphere of the Gilded Age. ...
Salem
Built by a Native American Culture or a migrant European population? No one knows for sure. A maze of man-made chambers, walls and ceremonial meeting places, America's Stonehenge is most likely the oldest man-made construction in the United States (o...
Derry
The Robert Frost Farm was home to Robert Frost and his family from 1900-1911. Frost, one of the nation's most acclaimed poets whose writings are said to be the epitome of New England, attributed many of his poems to memories from the Derry years. The...
Sturbridge
One of the countrys largest living history museums, OSV has historians in costume, 59 antique buildings, three water-powered mills, and a working farm. Visitors can ride a stagecoach, view antiques, tour heirloom gardens, meet heritage breed farm ani...
Manchester
The center houses an impressive interactive exhibit hall that allows visitors to explore the Merrimack River. The exhibits focus on the Merrimack River watershed, historical use of the Amoskeag area, and river wildlife. Visitors can view live turtles...
Portsmouth
Visitors to Strawbery Banke have the opportunity to experience and imagine how people lived and worked in this typical American neighborhood throughout four centuries of history. Through its restored houses, its featured exhibits, its historic land...
Storrs
The Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center are home to the University of Connecticut's Anthropological Collections and repre- sents the single largest repository of Connecticut Native American, colonial and industrial artifacts ...
Groton
Visit the Submarine Force Museum and peer into the lives of the men who sail the ocean depths in their "sharks of steel."
New London
Welcome to the DNA EpiCenter, where promoting the understanding of the science of life to people of all ages is our mission.
Concord
Take a journey to the stars: where the sky is no limit, it is just the beginning! Kids can participate in a rocket-making workshop, make a comet, land the space shuttle, try the amateur satellite radio and coo at the models space vessels.
Springfield
In the centre of Springfield there is a park called The Quadrangle which contains sculptures of some of your favourite Dr.Seuss characters - great for photo opportunities
East Haddam
It looks like a medieval fortress, but a step inside the stone castle reveals the built-in couches, table trackway, and woodcarvings that all point to the creative genius that was William Gillette.
Canterbury
A National Historic Landmark museum with 25 original Shaker buildings and 694 acres of nature trails to explore. Families will find hands-on activities scattered throughout the Village ranging from arts and crafts, to dressing up as 19th century Shak...
Hartford
At The Mark Twain House, we want to make museums fun for kids and adults. A great way to get children excited about visiting The Mark Twain House & Museum is to better acquaint them with Mark Twain and his family.
Rocky Hill
We are one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America. Beneath our geodesic dome, you will find an exceptional display of early Jurassic fossil tracks that were made 200 million years ago.
Newfield
Take a trip back in time to the not-so-long ago and an era of vital importance in the American experience. See displays of over 10,000 artifacts featuring 19th century crafts and trades. Restored collections including more than 60 horse drawn sleigh...
Charlestown
Travel back in time to Charlestown, New Hampshire in the 1740's and have an unforgettable experience in an authentically reconstructed fortified settlement.
Lenox
A fascinating look into American history at the stunning Ventfort Hall, and American lives during the Gilded Age.
Manchester
The mission of Hildene is to advance the Lincoln legacy through education, commitment to community and active stewardship of the family's home and land. It is an example of the "Great American Story" and the story of the Lincoln family's love affair ...
Woodstock
The farm dates back to 1871, when native Vermonter, Frederick Billings, set out to build a farm and forestry operation that would serve future generations as a model of wise stewardship. His farm flourished, and today, is still a first-class working ...
Sugarbush Farm
(132 Miles)
Woodstock
Visit the sugarhouse and learn how maple trees are tapped in the spring and how maple syrup is made. Display is open year round, although the actual maple syrup making season is in March and April.
North Conway
Tours are available of the working weather station at the summit where kids can meet the scientists, explore the equipment and learn about working 6,288 feet up. Why not go by snowcat?
Fairfield
Commemorate Martin Luther King Day with a weekend of activities and events, free with admission including- The Life and Times of William Webb: An African American Civil War Soldier from Connecticut.
Boothbay
The museum has one of the finest exhibits of classic, vintage and antique automobiles in New England.
Keeler Tavern
(144 Miles)
Ridgefield
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Keeler Tavern Museum has been a farmhouse, tavern, stagecoach stop, post office, hotel for travelers, home of noted architect Cass Gilbert and, since 1966, a museum.
Livermore
Norlands is a multifaceted museum offering in-depth experiences in 18th and 19th century rural life. Here, the visitor is an active participant in daily and seasonal farming and housework, and becomes involved in the social, political and educational...
St Johnsbury
The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum is a private, nonprofit public library and art gallery.
Middlebury
The Vermont Folklife Center, founded in 1984, is dedicated to preserving and presenting the folkarts and cultural traditions of Vermont and the surrounding region.
Fort Ticonderoga
(174 Miles)
Ticonderoga
Welcome To Fort Ticonderoga! Two wars, five battles, one fort. Immerse yourself in nearly 2000 acres of exquisite landscape at Fort Ticonderoga. Experience the story of how the blood spilled to create an empire in the French & Indian War resulte...
Manhattan
Featuring Zeiss Mark IX Star Projector and a Digital Dome Projection System, the Planetarium offers a varying range of fascinating shows, guides and spectaculars using their 3D star atlas.
Empire State Building
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(183 Miles)
Midtown Manhattan
One of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The 86th floor observation deck offers impressive 360 degree panoramic views of the city.
Brooklyn
A century ago, Brooklyn Botanic Garden's founders had the vision to transform a city ash heap into a premier botanic garden in the heart of the borough. Since the Garden first opened its gates to the public, it has been a vibrant place for education,...
Manhattan
Home to the nation's largest fleet of privately maintained historic vessels: Stationary, Training, and Workhorses.
NYC
It appears that you can no longer go to the crown of the Statue (tell us if we're wrong), however, you can go into the base and a visit to the museum is well worth a visit and to get pictures with the statue is surely a must for every person visiting...
Prospect
A fascinating and historically educational experience to Fort Knox in beautiful Maine - and it comes with a 420ft lift ride to 3 floors of viewing platforms! Fun!

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