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Old Sturbridge Village, the largest outdoor history museum in the Northeast, depicts a rural New England town of the 1830s. Step inside more than 40 original buildings, and explore homes, meetinghouses, a district school, country store, bank, working farm, three water-powered mills, and trade shops – all situated on more than 200 scenic acres. Talk with authentically costumed historians and see heritage breed farm animals. Discover the endless ways to immerse yourself in the Village. (This excerpt taken from the Old Sturbridge Village website)
The rolling hills of Leicester Country Club provide a country setting for a golf course that is challenging, but also fun to play. With the different tee boxes, you can select the distance that you feel comfortable with. (This excerpt taken from the Leicester Country Club website)
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is a national research library of American history and culture through 1876 which has been sharing American stories for more than two hundred years. Founded in 1812 by Revolutionary War patriot and printer Isaiah Thomas, the American Antiquarian Society is both a learned society and a major independent research library located in Worcester, Massachusetts.  (This excerpt taken from the American Antiquarian Society website)
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Worcester, MA
(range: 17 miles)
Located at 10 Tuckerman Street (corner of Tuckerman and Salisbury Streets) in Worcester, MA, Tuckerman Hall was originally designed at a cost of over $72,000 in 1902 as the clubhouse of The Worcester Woman’s Club. Featuring superb acoustics, Tuckerman Hall operates year round as the home of the Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra and as an exquisite rental space for weddings, parties, concerts, lectures, corporate dinners, fundraisers, and meetings. (This excerpt taken from the Tuckerman Hall website)
Since its founding in 1896, the Worcester Art Museum has assembled a collection of 38,000 objects: from the ancient Near East and Asia, to European and American paintings and sculptures, and continuing with works by contemporary artists from around the world. WAM has a history of making large scale acquisitions, such as its Medieval Chapter House, the Worcester Hunt Mosaic, its 15th-century Spanish ceiling, and the Flemish Last Judgment tapestry. In 2013, the Museum acquired the John Woodman Higgins Armory Collection, comprising two thousand arms and armor objects. (This excerpt taken from the Worcester Art Museum website)
Bigelow Hollow State Park and the adjoining Nipmuck State Forest offer over 9,000 acres of recreation opportunities including miles of hiking trails, the 18 acre Bigelow Pond, and 300 acre Mashapaug Pond in Eastern Connecticut. (This excerpt taken from the Bigelow Hollow State Park website)
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Webster, MA
(range: 18 miles)
With a second major remodel now complete, Mohegan bowl features an all new upscale look, great food and beverage options, an amazing game room and friendly staff. It offers incredible bowling experiences for everyone from the casual bowler to experienced league bowlers. (This excerpt taken from the Mohegan Bowl website)
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Worcester, MA
(range: 19 miles)
The EcoTarium museum of science and nature in Worcester, Massachusetts offers an indoor-outdoor experience to visitors of all ages. Guests are encouraged to explore three floors of indoor interactive exhibits, live animal habitats, exciting shows in the digital planetarium, daily Science Discovery programs, hikes through forest and meadow nature trails, outdoor imaginative play, and a train ride around the 45+ acre campus (seasonal). (This excerpt taken from the EcoTarium website)
Blackstone National Golf Club is an Par 72 - 18 Hole Championship Golf Course located in the heart of Central Massachusetts. Its picturesque vistas, abundant wildlife and challenging layout have made it a favorite among golfers from all over New England. (This excerpt taken from the Blackstone National Golf Club website)
The mission of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization in Amherst, Massachusetts, is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. A leading advocate in its field, The Carle collects, preserves, presents, and celebrates picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world. (This excerpt taken from the The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art website)
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