Opens Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Lafayette in Norwalk
Commemorating the Marquis de Lafayette’s visit to Norwalk on August 20, 1824

As a part of Lafayette’s Bicentennial Tour of Connecticut, the Norwalk Historical Society is collaborating with the Connecticut Bicentennial Committee to present Lafayette in Norwalk as part of The Connecticut Lafayette Trail, which is devoted to presenting information on the life of Marquis de Lafayette, his aid to America during the Revolutionary War, and his return trip to America in 1824 with a focus on his stops in twenty-six towns in Connecticut.

Self-Guided Museum Tours

Self-guided tours of the Norwalk Historical Society Museum are available Wednesdays-Saturdays daily at 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 and 3:00pm. To book a tour, please use the link below. 

Explore Norwalk’s History in Two NHS Locations

Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Norwalk Historical Society Museum

In the Norwalk Historical Society Museum collections tell unique stories about Norwalk and its residents throughout time. NHS Administrative Offices and Gift Shop are also located at the Museum.

Hours
Wednesday–Saturday, Noon-4:00pm
Closed holidays and special events

Location
141 East Ave, Norwalk, CT  06851
Tel: 203-846-0525

Mill Hill Historic Park

Mill Hill Historic Park includes four historic buildings and an ancient cemetery: the 1835 Town House, the 1826 Downtown Schoolhouse, the c. 1740 Gov. Fitch Law Office, and the c. 1767 Mill Hill Burying Ground.

Hours
G
rounds – open year round, sunrise-sunset
Buildings
– open for special events and group tours.

Location
2 East Wall St, Norwalk, CT 06852
Tel: 203-846-0525

Mill Hill Historic Park

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Norwalk Historical Society

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The Firelands: Reparation for the Burning of Norwalk

is a virtual re-creation of the Norwalk Historical Society’s 2003 exhibit in the Norwalk Town House.
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Norwalk Quilt Trail Map

Norwalk Quilt Trail

Revisit the collaborative 2011 exhibition in the Norwalk Town House and throughout Norwalk.
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More Virtual Exhibits