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The Connecticut Historical Society is located in the West End of Hartford, at the corner of Elizabeth Street and Asylum Avenue. Come visit the CHS and check out one of our exhibits or learn more about Connecticut’s past or your own family story in the Waterman Research Center.

  • Plan Your Visit Plan Your Visit

    Visiting the Connecticut Historical Society building and grounds Hartford, CT? Do you need to know how to get here or when we’re open?

  • Adult Group Tours Adult Group Tours

    The Connecticut Historical Society offers fun, thought-provoking museum tours that make great outings for senior groups, social clubs, bus tours, other historical societies, or family groups.

  • Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions

    Coming to visit? Here are some frequently asked questions to help you plan your visit.

To support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, the Connecticut Historical Society will temporarily close now through April 22. All on-site programs and events are canceled during this time.Click here for CHS's digital programs.