Kids and Family Events at Gore Place

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Monday through Friday, 10:00 am-3:00 pm and
Saturdays from 12:00 to 3:00 pm (must reserve by 2:00 pm on Sat.)

Take a Walk
Explore the open spaces and hidden places on 48 acres of land. Children and their accompanying adults can rent activity backpacks and take a self-guided tour of the farm and grounds. Each backpack contains binoculars, a magnifying glass, and seasonal activities appropriate for children ages 3-8. Special backpack topics, such as Archaeology, Raised Garden Beds, and Architecture are also available, seasonally, for elementary school-aged children. Call Gore Place to inquire about availability of special backpacks. Currently, the Take A Walk activity is winter related. Free parking. Just ring the bell at the Mansion to get your backpack and begin your adventure! One-hour backpack rental is $5.

Saturday, December 20-SOLDOUT
Santa Tea
Children and adults will enjoy a traditional tea of scones, sandwiches, and sweets, do a crafts activity, and have a visit from Santa with songs and stories. Tickets are $35 per person all ages, $30 members. Tickets must be purchased at least one week prior to your tea. Times and details .

Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Preschool Storytime: Shapes in the Mansion
An oval room, triangle windows, square marble tiles.  These are just a few of the many shapes at Gore Place.  Shapes of all kinds are found in stories, a search game, and crafts during this special preschool time on Wednesday, January 7 at 10:00am. Ages 3 and 4 with an adult. $10 per child. Free for members at Family level and above. Reservations are required by January 6. Maximum 10 children.  For information, email or call (781) 894-2798.

52 Gore Street
Waltham Massachusetts 02453-6866
voice: (781) 894-2798 • fax: (781) 894-5745 • E-mail:
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Gore Place is an historic house of the Federal period.