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Your support helps us continue to collect, preserve, and share history and culture. Support the CHS

The Connecticut Historical Society is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and relies on contributions from individuals, foundations, businesses, and corporations to fund our operations and services. Your membership, donation, and volunteer efforts help the CHS fulfill its mission to inspire and foster a life-long interest in history through its exhibitions, programs, and collections.

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The Connecticut Historical Society respects your privacy. We protect your personal information, and adhere to all legislative requirements with respect to protecting privacy. We do not rent, sell, loan or trade our donor or member lists. Your name, address and other information you provide will be used to deliver services and to keep you informed and up-to-date on the activities of the CHS, including programs, services, special events, and opportunities to volunteer or to give.

What Supporters are Saying About the Society

I went to visit the Connecticut Historical Society (...) and all I can say is WOW!!!!

Eric HahnCreator, Connecticut Wonderful

They do excellent exhibitions and people in CT don't know what a gem they are.


I used to bring my classes for field trips and loved them. You are a gem in the community.


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Museum Hours:

Tuesday-Friday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm

Research Center Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm
Always by appointment only.


One Elizabeth Street
Hartford CT, 06105