For nearly 130 years, the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society has collected, documented and preserved the town’s past. On the main campus at 13 Oenoke Ridge are six of the Society’s museums: The Town House (1825), the Cody Drug Store Replica (1845), The Hanford-Silliman House (1764), The Tool Museum and Print shop (1970-71), The Rock School House (1799) and The John Rogers Studio (1878), which is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Off campus, there are three additional historic buildings: The Little Red School House (1865), The Gores Pavilion (1960, restored 2011) and, most recently, Selleck’s Corner Chapel (1851).

In addition, the Society has an extensive collection



New Canaan Museum & Historical Society
13 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT 06840

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(203) 966-1776



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