Our staff-led group tours and programs are engaging, informative, and tailored to your group’s interests. Make the next outing for your club, senior group, or reunion memorable with a personalized visit to the Litchfield Historical Society.
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- One Hour Long
- Onsite Programs: $12 per person/per program, minimum of $50. Member discounts available
- Offsite Programs: $150 plus mileage
- Reservations are required for all groups and should be made no later than 2 weeks before desired date
- Facilities are wheelchair accessible, please advise us of any special needs
Highlights of the Litchfield History Museum
Take a closer look at the objects and stories on display at the Litchfield History Museum with a staff-guided tour of the galleries, including the museum’s newest exhibit: Antiquarian to Accredited: An Look Inside the Historical Society. Tours can be tailor to fit the interests and needs of your group.
“The Noblest Study” – The Legacy of the Litchfield Law School
Tours of the Tapping Reeve House and Law School bring to life the experiences of students at America’s first formal school of law. Discover what brought young men toLitchfieldHistoricalSociety2022AdultProgramsWebsite study in Litchfield and how politics, society, and education came together at Tapping Reeve’s Law School.
Litchfield on Foot
Litchfield’s Historic District is well known for its carefully preserved private homes,welcoming town green, and cheerful commercial district. Step back in time on a staff-led walking tour.
- Heroes of the Revolution: Litchfield during the American Revolution
- Homes and Histories: Architecture of Litchfield
- Slavery Here: The Life of William Grimes
- The Beechers in Litchfield
Litchfield by Bus
From country roads to sweeping views, guided tours on your own bus are a great way to see beautiful Northwest Connecticut. A Society staff member will come aboard your bus and present information on a route lasting one to one and a half hours.
Lectures Bring the History to You *OFF-SITE PROGRAM*
The Society offers engaging and informative talks for your event, senior center, or community space. These lectures are presented by a Society staff member and can be held in person or virtually
- The Litchfield Female Academy and the Litchfield Law School
- Ornamental Art of the Litchfield Female Academy
- Anson Dickinson: A Big Talent in Small Paintings
- Spring Hill School: An Experiment in Education
- Join the Brave Throng: World War I Posters