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NHS Museum Self-Guided Tours

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December 20, 2023 @ 12:00 pm 4:00 pm

Self-Guided Tour Schedule

Wednesday-Saturday at 12pm • 1:00pm • 2:00pm • 3:00pm

General Admission

Adults: $5.00 • Seniors 65+: $3.00 • Youth 4-17: $3.00 • Children 3 & under: Free

Tickets are also available at the door.  Please read our Visitor Guidelines below before buying tickets!

Refund Policy: all ticket purchases are final. No refunds.

At the Museum, explore nine exhibits highlighting Norwalk’s rich history:

• Caught in the Crosshairs: The Secret of the Norden Bombsight

• Destination Norwalk: African-American Migration from the South, 1940–1970

• Eating off the Landscape: The Farrington-Lockwood Dessert Service

• Form, Function, Family: Silver from the Norwalk Historical Society and City of Norwalk Collections

• Margaret Hoyt Smith: Norwalk’s First Female Architect

• New Deal, New Day: WPA Artists at Work and Play

• Norwalk Collects: Celebrating Four Historic Collections

• Norwalk: Portrait of Diversity: Photography by Tony Velez

• Self and the World: Experiencing Photography in 19th-Century Norwalk

Gift Shop

The Norwalk Historical Society Museum’s Gift Shop will be open during self-guided tour hours. The gift shop showcases the work of local artists and features an eclectic array of distinctive merchandise including home decor, paintings, mixed media art, photography, jewelry, books, clothing, vintage-inspired toys, pottery as well as Norwalk Historical Society logo wear.

Museum Visitor Guidelines

The Norwalk Historical Society Museum galleries are open by online reservation; walk-ins are welcome. We prefer that you secure your timed entry by completing your reservation online and paying through Eventbrite in advance of your visit. For purposes of contact tracing, it is necessary that you provide us with complete contact information.

The Norwalk Historical Society Museum is cleaned daily. An inherent risk of exposure to the coronavirus exists in any public space where people are present. By visiting the Norwalk Historical Society Museum you acknowledge that you do so at your own risk. By purchasing a ticket, you also agree to abide by the Norwalk Historical Society’s rules and guidelines for visitors.

The Norwalk Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To donate or become a member, please visit this page on our website.

For updates, follow us on Facebook @NorwalkHistSoc and on Instagram @norwalkhistoricalsociety.

Directions to the Museum

The Norwalk Historical Society Museum is located at 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. The front entrance is accessible from the Norwalk City Hall parking area at 125 East Avenue. The Museum is in the red brick house with blue double front doors, next to the Norwalk Health Department.


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$3.00 – $5.00 General Admission
141 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06851 United States
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