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…
A fascinating historical attractions for the family and kids as they can learn all about the the stories and tales about actual people who were part of the colony in 1627. A living history adventure…
Hannaway Blacksmith Shop
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.
Experience a glimpse into the private world of the Phillips family with this historic 1821 house in Salem.
The House of the Seven Gables
Uncover 359 years of Salem's history at this collection of historic buildings, and museum. A great family historical experience in Massachusetts!
Lafayette Durfee House
Fall River, MA
Visit the historic home of Colonel Joseph Durfee who defended Fall River from the British. A historic adventure through the stories of the American Revolution.
Fall River, MA
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…
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…
Coggeshall Farm Museum
Is a living history farm depicting Bristol's agrarian life in the year 1799 through live interpretation, historic structures, and heirloom plants and animals.
Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum
Blithewold is one of the finest garden estates in New England, with a different gardens, and a 45-room English style manor house, all chronicling a rich history of one family over 100 years
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!
North Kingstown, RI
A step back in time as you experience Rhode Island in the 1600s! A fascinating historical experience for the whole family on your day out together.
Museum of Newport History
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…
Explore 250 years of American history at our 11 historic properties, located on 80 acres of gardens and parks.
Biomes Marine Biology Center
North Kingstown, RI
Biomes is a privately owned marine science education center focusing on hands-on programs for students and families in Southern New England.
Historic Fort Adams
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…
Astors Beechwood Mansion
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.
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…
A mysterious historical attraction - possibly the oldest man-made attraction in the entire country - our very own Stonehenge! Right in New Hampshire.
Explore the mysteries of America's Stonehenge, and try and work out how it was built! Most likely the oldest man-made structure in the USA!
The Robert Frost Farm
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…
Old Sturbridge Village
A fascinating 1830s New England living history museum - one of the largest in the country! With 59 antique buildings, costumed historians, and a working farm, kids can enjoy year round fun at this Massachusetts…
The Amoskeag Fishways Learning and Visitors Center
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…
Strawbery Banke Museum
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…
Connecticut Archaeology Center
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 in existence.
Historic Ship Nautilus
Kids will get a great insight into the lives of the men who sail the depths of the ocean in this fascinating submarine visit, with an educational museum with the world's finest collection of interesting…
The DNA EpiCenter
New London, CT
Welcome to the DNA EpiCenter, where promoting the understanding of the science of life to people of all ages is our mission.
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
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…
Dr Seuss National Memorial
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, CT
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 Shaker Village
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…
The Mark Twain House
A fascinating look at the history of Mark Twain, and where he used to spend some of his days. It's a great way to excite kids about history and one of the most influential novelists…
Dinosaur State Park
Rocky Hill, CT
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.
Franklin Park Zoo
An amazing zoo in Massachusetts, with 10 main areas featuring animals from all over the world, as well as a 10,000 sq feet kids playground!
Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary
A charming animal sanctuary caring long term for now over 200 abandoned and mistreated creatures that kids can watch and learn from.
New England Aquarium
Coral reefs, from the Bahamas and the tropical Pacific to Australia. Meet lionfish and stonefish, some of the most poisonous fish in the sea. Great idea for family places to visit if you're looking for…
Capron Park Zoo
Combined with an award-winning playground and exciting educational programs, the Zoo is sure to delight the young and young at heart. Whether it's watching the Lions wrestle, coming face-to-face with a Snow Monkey, staring at…
26 acres of wildlife from all over the world, to educate, inspire, excite and engage - all near the sparkling Spot Pond reservoir in Stoneham, MA!
Plenty of friendly farm animals and a small playground for children under about 5 to enjoy before learning about fruit.
New Bedford, MA
Educational marine resource with Living Exhibits and touch tanks, hands on learning in the Explorers' Zone, Discovery Bay with toys and activities, and a 3D planetary display.