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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Christmas Traditions at the Museums
December 1 @ 8:00 am - December 9 @ 5:00 pm$10.00
Wicks House Tours: Happy Days are Here Again
See Schedule Below
This season’s Christmas Traditions tour picks up one year later at the Wicks House. It’s December 1918 now. The war has finally ended. Rationing is over. Our boys are finally coming home. Happy days are here again. But change is in the air. Women are vying for the vote. Prohibition and the Roaring Twenties aren’t that far away. Find out what life might have been like at the Wick’s House during the holidays almost a century ago to the day. Admission $10/Members Free.SATURDAY,
SATURDAY DECEMBER 1, 10 am-3 pm
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 11 am-3 pm
MONDAY, DECEMBER 3: CLOSED
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4: CLOSED
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1 pm-4 pm
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1 pm-7 pm
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1 pm-4 pm
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 10 am-3 pm
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 11 am-3 pm
Unique Gifts from the Museums’ Shop
Open During the Wicks House Tours (See Schedule Above)
The Museums’ Gift Shop features a wonderful selection of unique gifts, including our exclusive “What’s Fun in Falmouth” collection of T Shirts, tanks, totes, tea towels and posters in several designs. All proceeds benefit the Museums’ education programs. Members receive a 10% discount on all purchases.
Gingerbread House for Kids
Saturday, December 8, 1:00-4:00, Cultural Center
While Hansel and Gretel had to wander deep into the forest to find a house made entirely of treats, your children and grandchildren will not only find one close to home—they’ll be able to create their own. This fun, free, make-and-take activity on December 8 is especially suited for toddlers, tweens and kids in between.
Holiday Market & Greens Sale
December 1, 7 & 8, 10:00-4:00, Wicks House
Wrap up your holiday shopping and decorating with The Falmouth Garden Club. This season, they’ll be offering a unique selection of holiday decorations and crafts, baked goods for gift-giving, and boxwood topiaries, wreaths and fresh greens at the Wicks House on the days indicated above.