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11 Willard Street
North Grafton MA 01536

5088393500

The Willard House & Clock Museum is a historic place with festive roots, right in the heart of Massachusetts. Come visit us for a guided tour of our museum.

Spring Events

Mar
19
1:00 pm13:00

Teddy Bear Tea

Bring a favorite teddy of stuffed animal to join you for tea or cocoa and delicious delicacies in our elegant tea room.

Apr
2
1:00 pm13:00

Happy Birthday, Simon Willard!

Celebrate Simon Willard's Birthday at the Willard House & Clock Museum

How many candles would there be on Simon's birthday cake?

Come to the Willard House & Clock Museum on Sunday, April 2, 2017 to find out, as the museum honors Simon Willard (who's actual birthday would have been on April 3rd.) Open free of charge from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, there will be a special tour and parent/child activities to commemorate Simon Willard and the legacy of his clocks. For all the fun and festivities, visitors should plan to arrive no later than 3:00pm, since the tour takes about an hour.

Apr
5
1:30 pm13:30

Once Upon a Storytime - Spring Session

Join us for this free program presented in collaboration with the Grafton Public Library.  Preschoolers will enjoy a few stories, a short museum tour, and a craft project.

Call ahead to reserve your spot, as space is limited.  508.339.3500

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Siblings are welcome.

This event is session 2/3; the following session will be held on May 3.

Birthdays at the Willard House!
May
14
12:00 am00:00

Birthdays at the Willard House!

Celebrate your child's birthday with an art workshop at the Willard House & Clock Museum.

At a Birthday Party Workshop, you and your guests will enjoy a one-and-a-half hour workshop with a short tour of the museum and a private half-hour birthday celebration. You won't have to worry about your home or what to do- We will keep your guests busy and each will go home with a reminder of the party: their own handmade piece of art!

The parties are great for children turning 5-12. 12 guests is the maximum permitted per party.

We will begin offering birthday parties on May 14, 2017. Schedule with us now!


Holiday Open House
Dec
4
1:00 pm13:00

Holiday Open House

Take part in Grafton Celebrates the Holidays 2016!

Join us for tea and light refreshments (cookies!) from 1-3pm. The galleries will be decked out in their holiday finest by the Grafton Garden Club. Engage with our collection in a new way with self-guided walks through the galleries (volunteer and staff will be on hand to answer any questions you might have). Take a break from the bustle of the season and return to a time of quiet elegance.

Jul
6
10:30 am10:30

Once Upon A Storytime

“Once Upon a Story” is a program for children ages 3 and up. Join us for stories and fun activities, and see a highlighted feature of the Willard House & Clock Museum! Siblings welcome!

Attendees will earn 3 tickets to the Grafton Public Library summer raffle.

 

May
4
1:30 pm13:30

Once Upon a Storytime

Join us for this free program, presented in collaboration with the Grafton Public Library. Preschoolers will enjoy a few stories, a short museum tour, and a craft project.

Story time meets the first Wednesday of every month from 1:30-2:30pm at the Willard House. 

Please call ahead to reserve your spot as space is limited:  508.839.3500.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Siblings welcome. 

Apr
6
1:30 pm13:30

Once Upon a Storytime

Join us for this free program, presented in collaboration with the Grafton Public Library. Preschoolers will enjoy a few stories, a short museum tour, and a craft project.

Story time meets the first Wednesday of every month from 1:30-2:30pm at the Willard House. 

Please call ahead to reserve your spot as space is limited:  508.839.3500.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Siblings welcome.