Lantern Light Tours Tickets On Sale Now for October 16 & 17!
coloredlanternThe incredibly popular Lantern Light Tours will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 16 and 17 with a rain date of October 19. Tours are recommended for ages 12+. Tickets are on sale now online or in-person at the Old Academy, 150 Main Street. Tickets are $15 per person for a one hour walking tour encountering the past by lantern light. For more information visit the event page.

Wethersfield Antiques Show – November 21st
Wethersfield Antiques Show will be held on Saturday, November 21 from 10am to 4pm at the Pitkin Community Center, 30 Greenfield Street with a Preview Cocktail Party on Friday, November 20.  For more information visit the event page.
Keeney Kids Holiday History Program
Keeney Kids Holiday History Program will be held on Tuesday, December 29 and Wednesday, December 30 where students learn that history is fun! For more information visit the event page.> VISIT OUR CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Award Winning Castle On the Cove: CT State Prison and Wethersfield Exhibit Open!
 Wethersfield Historical Society is privileged to announce that Castle on the Cove: Connecticut State Prison and Wethersfield was the winner of both the American Association for State and Local History’s Leadership in History Award of Merit and Connecticut League of Historical Organizations’ Award of Merit. We are humbled by the national and state recognition of our high standard of historical material and presentation.The t exhibition at the Wethersfield Museum at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center is all about the Connecticut State Prison while it operated in Wethersfield.  View a reconstructed prison cell and explore the history of this state institution. Find out more information on our exhibition page!  We would like to thank the William and Alice Mortensen Foundation, the Robert Allan Keeney Memorial Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, the Farmington Bank Community Foundation and our members for their generous funding.