Family Days offer visitors of all ages the opportunity to experience the Museum through art activities, live music, special guests, and other hands-on activities.
Family Day: Mom’s Day Out
12–4 p.m., May 10, 2015
Celebrate Mother’s Day. Go for a ride on the carousel (weather permitting), explore our beautiful grounds, make a gift for mom and join us for our doll tea party. All dolls and stuffies welcome!
Family Day: Walter’s World
12–4 p.m., June 21, 2015
Join us for a day celebrating Father’s Day and the exhibition Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos & Toys in the Attic. From a ginormous scavenger hunt in search of Seymour to art activities and more, immerse yourself in the world of Walter Wick.
Family Day: Circus-palooza
10 a.m.–4 p.m., July 19, 2015
Come one, come all to a circus spectacular as Shelburne Museum plays ringmaster to all things circus. Witness fanciful feats by circus artists while enjoying food, carnival games, and activities galore! Bring your family to our “Big Top” and experience a true circus extravaganza.
Family Day: Haunted Happenings
10 a.m.–1 p.m., October 25, 2015
Join us for our annual Halloween extravaganza. Participate in holiday-themed activities as we dress in costumes inspired by nature and the world around us. Trick-or-treat on the grounds of Shelburne Museum and visit our haunted forest.
Family Days: Deck the Halls
11 a.m.–4 p.m., November 27–29, and December 5–6, 2015
Celebrate the creative spirit of the holiday season. Ring in the holidays with a visit to our festive trees and holiday villages, participate in art activities, explore the grounds by horse and wagon and view the Museum in a new light.