Exhibits at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum
Guest Curator: Elizabeth Pratt Fox
From a Colonial tankard to a Federal-period tea set to an Edwardian trophy, the exhibition offers a range of silver used for drinking and eating, as well as pieces purchased for presentation gifts or awards. The 85 unique pieces of silver represent 250 years of history. The visitor will have the opportunity to open six discovery drawers that house pieces made by local silversmiths, as well as souvenir spoons made to market Norwalk. The exhibition features items that were owned or made in Norwalk and reflect the city’s cultural heritage. Pieces from the Manice deForest Lockwood Collection are featured including an engraved tankard from 1740 and a Tiffany & Co. cake basket.
The Norwalk Historical Society Museum is located at 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, and is open Wednesday-Saturday, Noon-4pm, and during special events and by appointment for Self-Guided Tours. Enter from Norwalk City Hall parking area. The Museum is in the red brick house with blue double front doors.
For more information on how to book a self-guided tour, please visit the NHS Event Calendar page.