Opening Reception:Americana & Eating off the Landscape Exhibits

by admin on August 16, 2014


Opening Reception

Americana & Eating off the Landscape Exhibits

Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Free and open to the public


Americana exhibit features a collection of Revolutionary and Civil War era artifacts representing a piece of Norwalk’s cultural heritage during those times.


Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT (front entrance from Norwalk City Hall parking area (125 East Ave.). Museum is in the red brick building with blue double front doors).


“Let Freedom Ring!” National Bell Ringing Ceremony

Monday, July 4, 2016



  • Guest Speakers – Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling and Senator Bob Duff
  • Reading of selected sections of the Declaration of Independence -  City of Norwalk Town Clerk, Rick McQuaid
  • Bell Ringing – 13 tolls
  • Announcement of each of the original 13 colonies
  • National Anthem

Admission is free and open to the public

Light Refreshments immediately following


Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT 06851


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!

See items from the Artist of the Month
The Norwalk Historical Society Museum gift shop is light filled and inviting!  Our shop showcases the work of over 15 Connecticut artists and features an eclectic array of distinctive merchandise:
  • Home decor, paintings, mixed media art, photography, greeting cards, jewelry, ornaments, books, housewares, clothing, accessories, vintage-inspired toys, pottery and more
  • Plus, you’ll find Norwalk Historical Society logo wear: handmade linen tote bags, aprons, dish towels, t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts and soaps
Featured Connecticut Artists and Artisans
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, Tidings Sea Glass Designs

Hours: Wed. – Sat., Noon -4pm

Enter from the Norwalk City Hall (125 East Avenue) parking area.  Look for the red brick house with blue double front doors.


Mill Hill Historic Park

2 East Wall Street
Norwalk, CT  06851

Located at the top of a hill near the Head of the Norwalk Harbor South

On site

1835 Town House (Meeting House)

1826 Schoolhouse (Little Red Schoolhouse)

c.1740 Governor Fitch Law Office

Mill Hill Cemetery (Town House cemetery) – 3rd oldest in Norwalk

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


Contact ~ 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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