Museum on the Green

The Museum exhibits cover the town’s history including the Wangunk People who first resided here for thousands of years, the arrival of the Colonists, the Revolutionary War, Slavery and Abolition in Glastonbury, the Civil War, industries and businesses in town, and early 20th Century history.

The librarian is available on Mondays for your research questions or historical inquiries.

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Getting Here
Located at the corner of Main and Hubbard Streets. From Route 2 East, take the left hand exit for Route 17 and then go three exits and take the exit for Hubbard Street. Turn right and the Museum is on Hubbard Green.
Accessibility
The Museum is accessible to anyone who is able to climb the two steps into the Museum. A non-permanent handicap ramp is available when arrangements are made with with a two day advanced notice.

The Museum on the Green offers a place to view the town’s history and you’re welcome to join the historical book reading club. The space can be rented as well. Our permanent exhibits include ones on Cotton Hollow and the famous Smith Sisters. We also have two rotating exhibits which currently feature a variety of shoes from our collection and another of Easter Bonnets.

Upcoming Events

Sep 27
Tag Sale

Annual Weekend Tag Sale

9 am to 2 pm
Welles-Shipman-Ward House
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Sep 28
Tag Sale

Annual Weekend Tag Sale

9 am to 2 pm
Welles-Shipman-Ward House
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Sep 29
Tag Sale

Annual Weekend Tag Sale

9 am to 2 pm
Welles-Shipman-Ward House
more information