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NEW: Old Sturbridge Village Offering Another “$5 Friday”

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

 

Visitor can participate in "French & English." Or, as we call it today, tug-of-war.

This Friday, Old Sturbridge Village will be offering $5 admission for visitors who arrive before noon.

This will be the third “$5 Friday” of the year. According to the museum, the discount is a way to offset today’s high gas prices by making the museum more accessible for those on budget. The discount applies to adults, seniors, and children ages 3-17. As always, children 2 and under get in for free.

“The first two $5 Fridays in April and May were very well-received by the many visitors who were able to take advantage of the deal. Now that school is out, we’re happy to help families kick-off their summer vacations with an affordable visit to Old Sturbridge Village,” said Jim Donahue, president and CEO of Old Sturbridge Village.

Old Sturbridge Village prides itself on begin a great place for families, with a daily schedule and special events that keep them in mind. Fun events often include games like “French & English (tug-of-war), 19th-century “base ball” and other old-fashioned games which are scheduled daily, in addition to fishing in the Mill Pond, toy fire balloon launches, and riverboat and stagecoach rides. In addition, visitors can always ride stage coaches, view antiques, meet heritage breed animals, and enjoy hands-on crafts.

For more information call 800-SEE-1830 or visit the Old Sturbridge Village Website here.

 

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