Framingham Attractions

Nature and Outdoors

Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road. Public botanic garden open daily through October 15, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Admission $12 for adults, $9 seniors (65+), $6 youths (3 to 17), free for members, active service members and their spouses. 50% discount for veterans with proof of service.

Callahan State Park, Millwood Street. 820-acre day use park with seven miles of trails.

Carol J. Getchell Nature Trail, Saxonville.

Eastleigh Farms, 1062 Edmands Road. Open Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 6 pm, with wagon rides every hour and several new stores. Bring lunch or a snack - picnic tables available.


Keefe at Night, Keefe Tech, 780 Winter St. Continuing education classes and programs. Most are not included on our calendar, but check out their offerings.

Open Spirit Center, 39 Edwards Street, Saxonville. Classes on yoga, qi gong, veterans grups, cancer support and more. Regular classes and programs are generally not added to our calendar, although special events often are.

Community Kiln Art Center, 46 Park St. Pottery classes for adults, children, and families targeting skill levels from beginner to long-time enthusiasts. Semesters run between eight and ten weeks; there are also periodic one-day workshops.


Framingham History Center, Oak Street, Framingham Centre. Usually open Monday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm.

Danforth Museum. Exhibits are currently offsite while the museum works to relocate to the Jonathan Maynard Building, 14 Vernon St. Studio art classes have already moved.

Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley. With the Danforth's exhibits currently out of town, nearby Wellesley College's museum is worth a visit if you're looking for a local museum. Well-known artists in the collection include Monet, Warhol, Rodin, Picasso, Ansel Adams, Toulouse-Lautrec, Sargent, Cezanne, and Manet.

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