“Hunt for History” Scavenger Hunt is Under Way!

by admin on August 16, 2014


Hunt for History at the Norwalk Historical Society!


Join in a  two week “Hunt for History” scavenger hunt. Pick up a clues booklet on Saturday, April 23,  Sunday, April 24 and May 1, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. Parking available at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue. The Museum is the red brick house with blue front doors.  The clues booklet is also available for download here.

On Saturday, May 7, 2016 submit your completed clues booklet at the “Colonial History Day Celebration” at Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT  by 3:00 p.m. to be entered into a drawing for prizes!  Prize drawing to be held at 3:30 p.m. You must be present to win.

Check out the article from The Hour!


Norwalk Historical Society Museum


141 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT
Entry only from the  Norwalk City Hall parking lot, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT
Museum is in the red brick house with double blue front doors, next to the Norwalk Health Department

Museum Hours

Wednesday – Saturday , Noon – 4:00pm. Except holidays and by appointment


Please click here for current admission prices


Special Exhibits

Norwalk Collects: Celebrating Four Historic Collections curated by Elizabeth Pratt Fox

The exhibit celebrates the collection of the Norwalk Historical Society, Norwalk Village Green Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Lockwood Family Collection and Norwalk Museum.
Thirty objects were selected as samples of the range of the collection


Norwalk: Portrait of  Diversity photography by Tony Velez

Norwalk reflects nearly every aspect of the American immigrant experience.  Who are they?
How have they changed Norwalk? How has Norwalk changed them?
Experience the diversity of the people of Norwalk, through a photographer’s lens.


Gift Shop!

APRIL 2016 Spring Sale on selected items!

Shop local and purchase one of a kind, hand-crafted items by Fairfield County artists -  jewelry, pottery, prints, paintings, soaps, lamps, sun-catchers, clothing

Another Bright Idea, Britt Bair, Betty Ball, Butterfly Rouge, D54 Studio, Erin Dolan Art Studio,
Elemental Images, Hanneke Goedkoop, Heavens To Betsy!, Kiki & Pooky Ltd., Komfort Zone, Made in Bridgeport, Nod Hill Soaps,
Peaceful Places Photo, Karen Ponelli, Southern Yankee, T Party Antiques, Torn Edges, Katie’s Pottery

Also available: Norwalk Historical Society themed gifts – mugs, t-shirts, sweat shirts, aprons, hand towels, ornament, soaps

books, vintage children’s toys and games


Mill Hill Historic Park

2 East Wall Street
Norwalk, CT


Located on top of a hill near the head of the Norwalk Harbor.

On site is the 1835 Town House (Meeting House), 1826 Schoolhouse (Little Red Schoolhouse), c.1740 Governor Fitch Law Office, Mill Hill cemetery (Town House cemetery) is  the 3rd oldest in Norwalk and a herb garden.


The Mill Hill Historic Park grounds are open year round Sunrise to Sunset.

The buildings are open May through November during special events and by appointment.


Please click here for current admission prices



info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org ~ 203-846-0525

Mailing Address: Norwalk Historical Society,  P.O. Box 1640, Norwalk, CT  06852

Administrative Offices: Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT  06852

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