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P.O. Box 46, Glastonbury, CT 06033

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1944 Main St., Glastonbury, CT 06033

860-633-6890

Welcome to Glastonbury's extraordinary historical legacy

Our objective is to educate through the preservation and promotion of Glastonbury's extraordinary historical legacy by preserving, owning, maintaining and operating multiple historic properties, holding public events, providing education and other services, publishing regular newsletters and columns in the Citizen, holding membership events, and consistently updating and improving exhibits and facilities. 

Support for our work comes primarily from members, business sponsors, foundations and the State and Town.​
We maintain historical properties, operate a museum and hold educational and promotional events. We continuously accept new members.

Throughout this website, you can learn a lot about Glastonbury's history, see the schedule of our exciting events, and look at examples of the merchandise we have in our museum store. 

We are the Connecticut town with the largest inventory of Colonial homes

Our video has an important message from
Jim Bennett, Executive Director
HAPPENING SOON
Click here to see some of the selections, including books and t-shirts, at our museum store.
You can make your next special event part of Glastonbury's history! Click here to find out how to rent one of our historic properties.
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Holiday House Tour
Saturday. December 10th
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Christmas in Glastonbury - Tour ten homes on Glastonbury's Old Main Street all decorated to reflect the elegance of Christmas past.  Walk or drive - all sites are located along a stretch of less than a mile.
Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 day of event.
GET TICKETS TODAY
Click here for all events

Holiday Reception
Sunday, December 4th
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum on the Green

Residents of the town and surrounding towns are invited to our annual reception. Light refreshments will be served and the museum will be decorated for the season. All the Christmas decor throughout the museum is for sale and has been donated.
  Click here to become a member or donate below.
The role Connecticut played during WWI leading up to the war, the home front activities during the war, some local stories and how Connecticut commemorated the war
Presented by Christine Pittsley
Tuesday, January 24th
7:30PM 
First Church Congregational, 2183 Main Street, Glastonbury
Presentation is FREE and open to the public