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…
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!
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!
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…
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!
Experience a glimpse into the private world of the Phillips family with this historic 1821 house in Salem.
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…
The Mary Baker Eddy Library and Mapparium
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…
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…
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…
19th Century Willowbrook Village
Take a trip back in time to experience 19th century America, with over 10,000 artifacts depicting the crafts and trades, as well as a fascinating 1894 carousel! History can be fun at this unique Maine…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
The Fort at No 4 Museum
Travel back in time to Charlestown, New Hampshire in the 1740's and have an unforgettable experience in an authentically reconstructed fortified settlement.
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
The Mount Washington Observatory
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?
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.
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.
Boothbay Railway Village
The museum has one of the finest exhibits of classic, vintage and antique automobiles in New England.
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.
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…
Billings Farm and Museum
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…
North Andover, MA
Visit the Smolak Farms, you will find animals such as Baby sheep, llamas, alpacas, golden pheasants, fallow deer, peafowl, goats, zebu cow, swans, rabbits, chickens and so much more!
Plenty of friendly farm animals and a small playground for children under about 5 to enjoy before learning about fruit.
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!
Charmingfare Farm is home to many of the traditional agricultural animals you would expect to see on a farm. Children will enjoy the Oakhurst Dairy Discovery Barn , home to our large "hands-on" petting area.
The Butterfly Place
Surround yourself with over 500 butterflies, representing up to 50 species from all around the world, with this charming New England butterfly experience!
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…
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!
Animal Adventures Education & Science Center
Animal Adventures offers hands-on exotic animal programs that are a fun, learning experience, no matter what birthday you are celebrating from 1-100. Meet the animals, hear interesting stories and information about them, and get up-close.…
For animal loving kids, Touchstone Farm in New Hampshire makes a fun day out where they can spend time with horses, as well as other farm animals