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Great Rainy Day Activities in Central Massachusetts (MA)

55 Salisbury Street Worcester, MA, 01609 Phone: 508-799-4406

50 centuries of world art treasures in central Massachusetts

Spend an enchanting rainy day discovering art treasures: paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, decorative art and items from 50 centuries of world cultures. Considered one of the finest museums of its size in the country, the WAM offers more 37,500 pieces to ponder through tours, interactive programs, workshops, and classes. There’s a library, a museum for browsing and a café for light fare and chat. You’ll find a Renaissance Court features a rare Roman floor mosaic. A medieval Chapter House from west central France. The “Remastered” exhibit provides a new look at the old European Masters from Cassatt, Gauguin, Goya, to Monet, Sargent, and Homer. WAM is also home to collections of arms, armor and art from China, Japan and India.

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, off Route 20 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3362 Toll-Free: 800-733-1830

Revolutionary fun and creature comforts in all kinds of weather

Rain or shine, Old Sturbridge Village and the Old Sturbridge Village Inn offer seasonal activities and celebrations for all ages. Warmth and convenience abounds in this popular and historic destination. You’ll find accommodations at the Reeder Family Lodges with 29 modern air conditioned units with free wireless internet, 32" flat-screen cable TVs, iPod/iPad docking stations, coffeemaker and free continental breakfast. Relax in the swimming pool and poolside-seating area while the kids can take on the playground and a great collection of 19th-century toy and game baskets. The 10-room Oliver Wight House provides historic ambiance and additional amenities including four-poster canopy beds, Included with your reservation is discounted admission to OSV plus special packages and discounts available to all OSV members.