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New Canaan History

VISIT

Come see the unique house museums and collections that are critical to telling the story of New Canaan or use our extensive research library with original manuscripts, deeds and hundreds of photographs.  There is lots to do, see and learn.

EXPLORE

Our goal is to enable the community to understand both the lessons of history and its transformative role in shaping the future.  Spark your curiosity and engage your intellect through programs, exhibitions and events.

ENGAGE

For the young or the young at heart, we are open to all and eager to share the incredible resources.  Whether you want to visit, become a member, volunteer or simply experience the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society, we welcome you to get involved.

EXHIBITIONS

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AUGUSTA SIMON

Permanently on view in the Town House

PEWTER

Selections from the Permanent Collection.

ROGERS STUDIO

PROGRAMS & EVENTS

The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society is a cultural institution that focuses on preservation, modernism, education and community. Through exhibits, programs, library services and events, we celebrate history and explore its role in shaping the future.