School Vacation Week at the Old State House

Bring your school-age children to the Old State House to have fun with hands-on activities during school vacation week, Monday, February 15th to Friday February 19th from 11am until 12 noon.

They can hunt for artifacts in the Old State House Scavenger hunt or drop in for one of the hands-on historical activities: Hear a story read aloud, fashion a coat of arms, crate their own colonial portrait, design a broadside or make a paper lantern.

Activities are offered daily, Monday February 15 to Friday February 19, from 11 am – 12 pm, according to the schedule below.

There is no registration required and all activities are free with admission. Kids 18 and under are FREE with adult admission.


MONDAY: Scavenger Hunt
TUESDAY: Colonial Portraits
WEDNESDAY: Coat of Arms
THURSDAY: Lanterns
FRIDAY: Colonial Broadsides