Tag Archives: Connect

  • The Clock Room

    The Clock Room, on the first floor, contains a marvelous, small collection of 19th-century clocks made in Connecticut, as well as other artifacts, and shelves of books by New Canaan authors. The room also holds the Hilbert Collection of books on arts and antiques.

  • The Augusta Simon Room

    Having lived in New Canaan for almost 90 years, the late Augusta Simon is an artistic icon of New Canaan. Relying on memory and photographs, as well as personal observation, she crafted a detailed portrait of New Canaan. The paintings recall some of her fondest memories of growing up and living in New Canaan: Monroe’s […]

  • School Tours

    From September through November, we will be providing tours for school children from New Canaan and surrounding areas and again from March through June. Students visit four areas of our museums; the Hearth and Craft Rooms in the Hanford-Silliman House, the Tool Museum, and the Rock School. In each area, they learn about what their […]