Family Exhibit Tour: Dressing Up the Past

Saturday, September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am |

Visit the CHS for a special tour of Making Connecticut followed by a related craft! Through close-looking and hands-on activities, explore how clothing was made and how fashion has changed throughout history. You will have the opportunity to card wool, “work” in a textile factory, and more!

Thanks so Smithsonian Museum Day, we are excited to offer FREE admission to anyone with a Smithsonian Museum Day Voucher. To print your voucher, click here. Vouchers become available the morning of August 18th. Each tour is limited to 20 people. Families are encouraged to stay and continue to explore the exhibits after the tour and craft have ended. For more information, please contact Katerina Mazzacane, Youth and Family Programs Manager, at 860-236-5621 x222, or email

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