Explore over 40 furnished buildings faithfully restored to their original glory. Meet knowledgeable costumed interpreters who keep the hearth fires burning, the heirloom gardens flourishing, and the livestock tended. You’ll hear the clanging of the blacksmith’s hammer, smell the aroma of fresh baked pies and bread, roll the hoop with the stick, test your balance on the stilts and otherwise truly experience life in a 19th-century American country village.
Be sure to catch live demonstrations at the pottery, cooper shop, tinsmith and more. Children especially love our one-room schoolhouse and the 19th-century games they can play on the village square. You might even decide to try your hand at making a punched tin ornament.
As you stroll the village, notice that you progress through three time periods…with lifestyles growing more sophisticated as time progresses:
Allow an entire day to experience the village …. there’s so much to see in the 19th century!
Except for special programs,
GCVM is closed for the season.
The museum will re-open May 12.