MANCHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Museums

Event Series Open House!

Open House!

Old Manchester Museum 126 Cedar St., Manchester, CT, United States

The Old Manchester Museum at 126 Cedar Street, is usually open the first Saturday of the month, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. May through December except holidays.

Free

Woodbridge Farmstead open house

Woodbridge Farmstead 495 Middle Tpke E, Manchester, CT, United States

All welcome to visit the historic barns and grounds, and take a self-guided tour of the downstairs of the c. 1830 house. Located at 495 Middle Turnpike East, at Manchester Green. Special activities on May 5: • A 10-minute video, "A Conversation with Thelma," wherein Thelma Woodbridge talks about her home and the history of […]

Event Series Open House!

Open House

Cheney Homestead 106 Hartford Road, Manchester, CT, United States

Usually open 1:00 to 4:00 on the second Sunday of each month except holidays, and also by appointment and for special events. /$5 suggested donation.

$5

Woodbridge Farmstead open house

Woodbridge Farmstead 495 Middle Tpke E, Manchester, CT, United States

All welcome to visit the historic barns and grounds, and take a guided tour of the downstairs of the c. 1830 house. Located at 495 Middle Turnpike East, at Manchester Green. Special activities throughout the season, which is generally noon to 2:00 on the second and fourth Sundays of the warmer months. Games and fun […]

Event Series Open House!

Open House!

Old Manchester Museum 126 Cedar St., Manchester, CT, United States

The Old Manchester Museum at 126 Cedar Street, is usually open the first Saturday of the month, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. May through December except holidays.

Free

Open Museum Day 6 places to visit in Manchester

Cheney Homestead 106 Hartford Road, Manchester, CT, United States +4 more

Our Society properties and two others: Cheney Homestead open 11 to 3 at 106 Hartford Road. Old Manchester Museum open 10:00 to 2:00 at 126 Cedar Street. History Center open 11 to 3 at 175 Pine Street. Woodbridge Farmstead open 11:00 to 3:00 at 495 East Middle Turnpike. CT Firemen's Historical Society Museum, 230 Pine […]

“Tea and Silk” — presentation by Penny West

Manchester History Center 175 Pine Street, Manchester, United States

Penny will present an illustrated talk about her great-grandparents, Gustavus Farley Jr. and Katharine Cheney Farley. Katharine, the daughter of the youngest of the Cheneys who founded Manchester's silk industry, married a tea merchant from Massachusetts, and in 1880, they  traveled to Japan, where her husband based his tea-importing firm.  There in Yokohama, the 26-year-old […]

Event Series Open House!

Open House

Cheney Homestead 106 Hartford Road, Manchester, CT, United States

Usually open 1:00 to 4:00 on the second Sunday of each month except holidays, and also by appointment and for special events. /$5 suggested donation.

$5

Woodbridge Farmstead open house

Woodbridge Farmstead 495 Middle Tpke E, Manchester, CT, United States

All welcome to visit the historic barns and grounds, and take a guided tour of the downstairs of the c. 1830 house. Located at 495 Middle Turnpike East, at Manchester Green. Special activities throughout the season, which is generally noon to 2:00 on the second and fourth Sundays of the warmer months. Games and fun […]