The 1730 Conant House is open Monday-Friday, 10 am to 3 pm and Saturday, 10 to 1, for self-guided tours to see our exhibit, “Falmouth: Changing with the Times”. The Hallett Barn Visitors Center features “We Who Adventure Far” about whaling in Falmouth. Our Cultural Center rotates exhibits throughout the year, including celebrating the 50th anniversary of the College Light Opera Company. Additionally, the Museums on the Green offers a full range of adult and family programs, including our 2018 Lecture Series. Costs to most lectures are $ 5 for members and $ 8 for non-members, and are held at our Cultural Center, 35 Katharine Lee Bates Road, Falmouth. We also offer historical trolley rides on Wednesdays during the fall (reservations required), and in the Spring and Summer, walking tours of Falmouth on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 am (weather permitting).
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Bus Trip to Peabody Essex Museum
September 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$60.00
The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem was created to celebrate outstanding artistic and cultural creativity by collecting, stewarding and interpreting objects of art and culture in ways that increase knowledge, enrich the spirit, engage the mind and stimulate the senses. It is one of the 25 largest art museums in the nation and one of the fastest growing in North America.
Visitors will receive a one-hour guided tour at 11:00 am to highlight the Museum and then have another hour to explore on their own.
After leaving Peabody Essex, visitors will be taken to Pickering Wharf in Salem where they can have lunch on their own before returning to Falmouth.
On exhibit: “Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed and Style”
“All the Flowers are for Me”
“MegaCity: India’s Culture of the Streets”
“Importing Splendor: Luxuries from China”
“Native Art from the Northwest Coast”
“Stickwork: Architecture from Saplings”
Tickets are $ 60 each. Lunch is on your own. Bus leaves at 8:30 am from the Museums on the Green