Holiday Open House


Holiday Open House

at Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Saturday, December 2, 2017


Enjoy some holiday cheer as you help us celebrate the holiday season!

Admission: FREE


Opening Exhibition

Margaret Hoyt Smith: Norwalk’s First Female Architect

This exhibition explores the life and work of Rowayton resident Margaret Hoyt Smith, who was commissioned in 1970 to design the house that is currently the home of the Norwalk Historical Society Museum (formerly Lockwood House). View original blue prints and a collection of Margaret’s architect tools as you learn how this innovative woman paved the way for future female architects in Norwalk.


Collecting Donations for Veterans

Homes for the Brave

Provides housing and services necessary to help individuals, especially veterans, return to a productive and meaningful life.

Spread some holiday kindness to those in need by donating toiletries and/or cleaning supplies.

Toiletries: Body Wash, Deodorant, Hand Soap, Lotion, Razors, Shaving Cream, Toothbrush, Toothpaste

Cleaning Supplies: Bleach, Brooms, Dish Soap, Sponges, Household Cleaning Products, Laundry Detergent, Mops



Museum Gift Shop

Searching for a unique holiday gift? The Norwalk Historical Society Museum Gift Shop showcases the work of Connecticut artists and artisans. It features an eclectic array of distinctive merchandise… home decor, paintings, mixed media art, greeting cards, jewelry, ornaments, books, clothing, accessories, vintage inspired toys, pottery, and more! Plus, you will find the Norwalk Historical Society’s logo wear, handmade linen tote bags, aprons, t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts, and custom soaps. Selected items will be on discount.


Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT

Front entrance accessible from the Norwalk City Hall parking area at 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. The Museum is in the red brick house with double blue front doors, next to the Norwalk Health Department