Litchfield has a rich and fascinating history-from the town’s founding in 1719 to our recent past. Explore all Litchfield has to offer.
Participate in Historic Activities
There is always something going on at the Historical Society-lectures, workshops, open houses, education programs, and much more! Enjoy both our social and education events. There is something for everyone-come see what we have for you by checking our Calendar of Events.
Experience New Ideas
Research is an integral part of our mission to preserve the history of Litchfield. Our resources are available year-round if you are researching your family, your neighborhood, or a particular interest. Discover all our library holds.
Support Your Community
The Historical Society receives no funding from the Town of Litchfield. Your membership provides important funding for the organization. We rely on your support-not just as a member, but as a visitor and participant. Your dedication goes a long way to making our work for your community possible. We hope to see you soon!
All Membership Levels include these Basic Benefits:
- 10% discount in the museum shop
- Free or reduced admission to educational programs and events
- Notification of all programs and events
- Subscription to The Monitor, the Society’s newsletter
- Listing in Annual Report
Basic Membership benefits for an individual, plus:
- Bring a friend! One program pass for a walking tour or lecture
Basic Membership benefits for a family, plus:
- Bring a Friend! Two program passes for a walking tour or lecture
All Family level benefits, plus:
All Contributor level benefits, plus:
- Bring a Friend! Six program passes for a walking tour or lecture
- Behind-the-Scenes Tour (arranged at your convenience with Director)
- Annual Donor Appreciation Event
All Donor level benefits, plus:
- Bring a Friend! Eight program passes for a walking tour or lecture
- Research Packet on Topic of Your Choice (up to 3 hours)
- Private Director’s Tour and reception for member and 6 guests
(arranged at your convenience with Director)
- Advance notification of limited-seating special events and programs
Tapping Reeve Society $1,000
All Benefactor level benefits, plus:
- Free admission to all museum programs (excluding fundraising events)
- Bring a Friend! Ten program passes for a walking tour or lecture
- Free Individual Membership to give as a Gift