The New Canaan Historical Society is open to everyone.

We welcome you as a guest and invite you to become a member — we are not exclusive and we have no waiting lists! Our activities include historic tours, lectures and discussions, social events, educational programs, and more.

Whether you are a long-time resident or newly-arrived, we hope you will participate in as many of our events as possible, become involved as a volunteer and make new friends. Even yesterday is now a part of our historic past.

Membership is inexpensive and its many benefits include:

  • Free admission to museums Access to the library and its extensive genealogical files
  • Advance notice of all special events
  • Reduced fees for programs, publications and excursions
  • Subscription to the Society’s quarterly newsletter Invitations to special receptions and exhibition openings for supporting and above
  • We hope you will join us and help preserve our past and present!

If you would like to join the New Canaan Historical Society please select your desired annual membership level. Payment is accepted through PayPal. Your information is kept secure and confidential on PayPal’s encrypted servers.


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