Welcome to Connecticut History Events – The place to go to find historical happenings throughout Connecticut!

We’ve compiled a wide variety of history events at venues across Connecticut.

Interested in author talks or walking tours, lectures or living history presentations? Use the category button to filter by event type.

Looking for an event near you? Use the tag button to filter by town or county in Connecticut or by topic such as WWI or Colonial America.

Have a specific date in mind? Click on the month button and choose the date on the month icon.

Click here or choose Post an Event from the menu if you would like to see an event listed on our site. You can also contact us at CTHistoryEvents@gmail.com.

Hope to see you at an upcoming event!

 

11:00 am
From the humble farmer to internationally famous robber barons, Westport is a town built by the contributions of many over
Westport Museum for History and Culture
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am
Connecticut Air & Space Center Visitors must be at least 18 due to Army regulations. Call in advance of your visit
Connecticut Air & Space Center
9:00 am
Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society Tuesdays 9-noon, and by appointment Email: fvchs8226@gmail.com
Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society Museum
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Old Saybrook Historical Society Frank Stevenson Archives, Welcome Center & Martha Soper Library will be open to the public on Tuesdays
Frank Stevenson Archives
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Historical Society of Glastonbury’s Museum on the Green The exhibits cover the town from its Native American roots through European
Historical Society of Glastonbury’s Museum on the Green
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Salmon Brook Historical Society in Granby The Library will be open year round on Tuesdays and Thursdays, weather and holidays
Salmon Brook Historical Society Library
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Kent Historical Society Tuesdays, 9:00 am to Noon Fridays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm or by appointment
Tallman House Office
9:30 am
The Stratford Historical Society Genealogy Library is located on the lower level of the Catharine B. Mitchell Museum directly behind
Catharine B. Mitchell Museum
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
Ridgefield Historical Society is open to the public: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 1 – 5 pm Or by appointment: call 203-438-5821
Ridgefield Historical Society
9:00 am
Stonington Historical Society The Woolworth Library is open: Mondays 1 – 5pm Wednesdays 9am – 4pm Fridays 1 – 5pm
Woolworth Library
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Old Town Hall Museum Researchers — Please contact the OTHM in advance to make an appointment.   This will ensure
Old Town Hall Museum:
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Lebanon Historical Society Museum and Visitors Center The research center is open Wednesday through Friday from 12:00 to 4:00. Space
Lebanon Historical Society Museum and Visitors Center
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
John H. Thompson Library and Archives January – December Wednesday-Friday 1-4pm or by appointment The Torrington Historical Society is closed
Torrington Historical Society
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
Ridgefield Historical Society is open to the public: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 1 – 5 pm Or by appointment: call 203-438-5821
Ridgefield Historical Society
1:30 pm
Meriden Historical Society – The Bernice C. Morehouse Research Center Open every Wednesday from 1:30 – 4:00 pm.  The entrance
The Bernice C. Morehouse Research Center
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Rowayton Library Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs and created by the Foreign Policy Association. This
Rowayton Library
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Connecticut Air & Space Center Visitors must be at least 18 due to Army regulations. Call in advance of your visit
Connecticut Air & Space Center
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Old Saybrook Historical Society Frank Stevenson Archives, Welcome Center & Martha Soper Library will be open to the public on Tuesdays
Frank Stevenson Archives
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Historical Society of Glastonbury’s Museum on the Green The exhibits cover the town from its Native American roots through European
Historical Society of Glastonbury’s Museum on the Green
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Prospect Historical Society   Open from 9am to Noon every Thursday!
Hotchkiss House
Jan 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Salmon Brook Historical Society in Granby The Library will be open year round on Tuesdays and Thursdays, weather and holidays
Salmon Brook Historical Society Library
9:30 am
The Stratford Historical Society Genealogy Library is located on the lower level of the Catharine B. Mitchell Museum directly behind
Catharine B. Mitchell Museum
10:30 am
A six-session exploration with Mark Scarbrough Thursday mornings, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. January 9 through February 13 Registration
Norfolk Library
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Stamford History Center Library hours are Thursdays & Fridays 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 4:00
Stamford History Center
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
The Barnum Museum Open for viewing and tours from: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays & Fridays Year-Round. Admission is free. (Donations
The Barnum Museum
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Simsbury Historical Society Ellsworth Visitor Center and Museum Store: 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Thursday– Saturday    Year-Round Holidays The Simsbury Historical
Ellsworth Visitor Center and Museum Store
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Lebanon Historical Society Museum and Visitors Center The research center is open Wednesday through Friday from 12:00 to 4:00. Space
Lebanon Historical Society Museum and Visitors Center
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Guided by New Britain Museum of American Art docents, this one-hour tour will explore three centuries of NBMAA’s masterpieces, providing
New Britain Museum of American Art
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
John H. Thompson Library and Archives January – December Wednesday-Friday 1-4pm or by appointment The Torrington Historical Society is closed
Torrington Historical Society
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
1:00 pm
Ridgefield Historical Society is open to the public: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 1 – 5 pm Or by appointment: call 203-438-5821
Ridgefield Historical Society