current exhibitions

  • Summer 2020
    Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy

    An inspiring story of the Home Front effort that produced tanks, planes, ships, and guns with staggering speed and unparalleled energy during WWII.

  • Summer 2020
    A Vote of Her Own: The Long Fight for Woman Suffrage

    One hundred years ago, women secured the right to vote with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

  • Summer 2020
    Fighting on the Home Front: Propaganda Posters of WWII

    Posters produced during the war promoted patriotism, the purchasing of war bonds, growing and canning food, and taking jobs to aid in wartime production.

  • CHS Making Connecticut Exhibit
     
    Making Connecticut

    Don’t miss this exhibit 400+ years in the making! Colorful, interactive, and filled with more than 500 historic objects, images, and documents, Making Connecticut is the story of all the people of Connecticut, from the 1500s through today.

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    Inn & Tavern Signs of Connecticut

    The Connecticut Historical Society’s collection numbering more than 60 signs is by far the largest and most spectacular in the country.

The Connecticut Historical Society is closed to the public through August 18. All on-site programs and events are canceled during this time.
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