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Self-Guided Tours of the Norwalk Historical Society Museum

August 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2021

$3.00 – $5.00
Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851 United States

Self-guided tours of the Norwalk Historical Society Museum are Wednesdays – Saturdays at 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm & 3:00pm.
Advanced Tickets Required.

Explore nine exhibitions that highlight Norwalk’s rich history. Exhibitions include:
“Caught in the Crosshairs: The Secret of the Norden Bombsight” curated by Judith Bacal

“Destination Norwalk: African-American Migration from the South, 1940 – 1970” curated by Kathleen Motes Bennewitz

“Eating off the Landscape: The Farrington-Lockwood Dessert Service” and “Form, Function, Family: Silver from the Norwalk Historical Society and City of Norwalk Collections” both curated by Elizabeth Pratt Fox

“Margaret Hoyt Smith Norwalk’s First Female Architect” curated by Lynn Friedman

“New Deal, New Day: WPA Artists at Work and Play” curated by Valerie A. Cooper

“Norwalk Collects: Celebrating Four Historic Collections” curated by Elizabeth Pratt Fox

“Norwalk: Portrait of Diversity” co-curated by Leslie Korzennik & Scott Kuykendall with photography by the late Tony Velez

“Self and the World: Experiencing Photography in 19th-Century Norwalk” curated by Elizabeth Avery

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.

Adults: $5.00 per person
Seniors ages 65+: $3.00 per person
Youth ages 4 – 17: $3.00 per person
Children 3 and under are free

The Norwalk Historical Society Museum is located at 141 East Avenue. 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.

For the safety of our guests, staff and volunteers, masks are required regardless of vaccination status. Thank you for your cooperation.


Norwalk Historical Society


Norwalk Historical Society Museum
141 East Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06851 United States
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