Program Events

Holiday Concert at WHM: Thursday, November 30 from 7:30 PM.

Worcester Chamber Music Society presents A Bach Baroque Christmas featuring JS Bach Brandenburg concertos 5 and 6 with guests Jesse Holstein, violin; and Andrus Madsen, harpsichord.

Tickets/info: or 508-217- 4450. 20% discount for WHM members with CODE: WHM2017

Santa’s Workshops at WHM: Saturday, December 9, 1-3 PM. $10 per person.

Decorate toys in the workshop, make wrapping paper, go ice fishing in Elf Pond, decorate a photo frame, write a letter to Santa and enjoy a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas by Mrs. Claus. Juice and cookies will be served. Space is limited – call 508-753- 8278 to reserve your seat at Santa’s Workshop.

Home for the Holidays at Salisbury Mansion: Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays between November 24 and December 30 from 1-4 PM.

See how beautiful the historic Mansion transforms for the holidays.

Candlelight Tours at Salisbury Mansion: begin at 4:30 PM on Fridays, November 24, December 1, 8, 15 and 22.


When America entered the First World War in 1917, Worcester, like every other city and town in the United States, entered a new age. This exhibit tells the stories of local men and women who served overseas or supported the home front. Learn how their lives, and the city, changed during the Great War.

STORIES THEY TELL – Ongoing: Come see artifacts from the WHM collection and learn the story of the people behind them.

IN THEIR SHIRTSLEEVES – Ongoing: A look at Worcester’s role in innovation and industry from the city’s beginnings to today.

HOLIDAY GIFTS: Membership makes a great gift. Visit to give a year-long gift. And be sure to visit the Museum shop for one-of-a-kind gifts.

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4th Thursday of the Month: 10:00AM - 8:30PM

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