Adult Programs

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CHS for Adults

The Connecticut Museum of Culture and History offers fun, thought-provoking museum tours that make great outings for senior groups, social clubs, bus tours, other historical societies, or family groups.

Adult Group Tours

Guided tours last 45–60 minutes, and advanced reservations are required. Adult group tours are available Monday–Saturday with reservations.
Please call (860) 236-5621 x232 or email us to book your tour or for more information.


Adult Traveling Programs

Bring entertaining and engaging history to your library, senior center, retirement community or club with a CMCH Traveling program. See our current presentations.

Please call (860) 236-5621 x232 or email us to book your tour or for more information.

CHS on the Road

Throughout the year, the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History offers public presentations, participates in festivals and family events, and partners with community organizations and businesses in the region and around the state. Here you will find a list of activities at various off-site locations. For more information about a specific event check our calendar of upcoming events or please get in touch with the local contact.  We hope to see you when we’re out and about!


The Citizenship Project

The CMCH has partnered with The New-York Historical Society to offer free citizenship classes for green card holders preparing for the naturalization interview. The classes prepare green card holders to take the civics test portion of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization interview.

This free course covers all 100 questions from the USCIS Civics test. Participants will learn about American government and history using objects, paintings, and documents from the CMCH and The New-York Historical Society collections.

Classes are taught in English and are recommended for intermediate level English Language Learners.

Each course runs for 6 weeks and meets twice per week, for a total of 12 class meetings.

Our next online course begins on Monday, June 13, 2022.. The class will meet every Monday and Thursday (except July 4) from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM for 6 weeks. Click here to sign up! This class is taught online using Zoom.

If you are interested in taking the course sooner, you can take online classes with the New-York Historical Society. Click here to see their available classes.

For more information, email [email protected]

Are you curious about the USCIS Civics test? Click here to take a practice version.

Upcoming Adult Programs

Dec 09 2023
December 9

A Celebration of Land and Sea: Modern Indigenous Cuisine in New England

December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Rachel Beth Sayet is a member of the Mohegan nation. In this lecture, Rachel shares her knowledge on the multiple traditional thanksgivings of New England, along with her years of work revitalizing these traditional foods alongside her tribal elders.

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