Saturday, February 08, 2014

Mary Poppins Exhibit in Wenham - Opening TODAY

Do you love Mary Poppins?  Did you see the movie, Saving Mr. Banks and want more?  Here is an opportunity for you, right here on the North Shore.

 A Spoonful of Sugar
Thompson Gallery
February 8 – May 11*
Discover the magical world of Mary Poppins as we celebrate the
50th anniversary of this classic Disney family film. Based on
the books by P. L. Travers, Disney’s musical film Mary Poppins
revolves around the Banks family and their nanny, who blows
into London “on the East Wind” in 1910 and takes the family on a
series of adventures while teaching them lessons about life and
love along the way. Explore a whimsical 1910 nursery, climb on
Admiral Boom’s house-ship, make your own chalk drawings like
Mary’s friend Bert does, and see how much fun it can be to do
chores and tidy up the nursery if you just add “a spoonful of sugar.”
The opening of A Spoonful of Sugar has been rescheduled to
Saturday, February 8, 2014 due to the recent snow storm.

Hours

Wenham Museum 132 Main Street, Wenham, MA 01984
 Tel: (978) 468-2377
Open Tuesday - Sunday 10 AM - 4 PM.
Closed Mondays, except Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day and Veteran's Day.
Closing at 1pm on Thanksgiving Eve, and Christmas Eve.
Closing at 2pm on New Year’s Eve, 2012. (No genral admission this day). See our special events page. 
Closed most major holidays including: New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Open Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, and Veterans’ Day.

Admission

$8 Adults, $6 Children ages 1- 18.
Members free. Group rates available.
Members: Please remember to bring your membership card to check in!
Guided tours of the c.1680 Claflin-Richards House are included with museum admission.
Tours are offered: Weekdays at 11am and 2pm and Weekends at 11:30am, 1:30 and 2:30pm
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Handicapped Accessibility:
The Museum is handicapped accessible throughout with the exception of the second floor of the 17th century Claflin Richards House.

Directions

Driving:
From points south: Take Route 128 north to exit 20-A (Route 1A - Hamilton). Follow Route 1A north for 2.3 miles. The Museum is on the right before the Wenham Town Hall.
From points north: Take Route 95 South to Route 128 North. Then follow the directions as above.

Public Transportation: 
B&M Commuter Rail to Hamilton-Wenham; 15-minute scenic walk south from the depot on Route 1A.

Parking

Free parking at the museum is available including limited handicap parking next to the museum. Additional parking is available at the car barn lot located across the street from the Wenham Fire Station and the First Church of Wenham. The entrance to the lot is on Arbor Street, take left onto Arbor Street from 1A in front of the First Church. A cross walk light is available in front of the Wenham Post Office.

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Yet another fun thing to do when you visit Salem.  Take a lovely drive just about 20 minutes north to this interesting exhibit.

I hope to see you here, or there.

Juli

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