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New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum
New Milford Historical Society and Museum

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Shop Our Store

Our Museum Gift Shop, is open year round and offers a number of unique gifts, books and New Milford related items. Purchases may be made at any time from our eBay store

Review the Collection

We have our collection indexed and inventoried electronically. To check what items are in the collection, start by selecting a category…

Donate

At the risk of repeating ourselves, we rely on our visitors and our other sponsors for quite literally everything. Can you help out?

Upcoming Events

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More to come!

We'll be posting more upcoming events shortly, use this link to reach out to us if you'd like to know in advance what is coming up.

Past Events

Take a look through some of our old events! If you missed one, you can always write to us and let us know, we might be able to stage it again if there is enough interest.

New Permanent exhibit opening in the Lower Gallery Sunday, September 20
THE CREATION OF CANDLEWOOD

THE CREATION OF CANDLEWOOD LAKE

Sunday, September 20 2015
THE CREATION OF CANDLEWOOD LAKE...
This is an old event, from 2015
New Permanent exhibit opening in the Lower Gallery Sunday, September 20 THE CREATION OF CANDLEWOOD LAKE AND IT'S IMPACT ON NEW MILFORD Sponsored in part by First Light Power. The exhibit will include 3 parts: "Demolition & Construction"; "Life & Leisure Activities at the Lake"; and "Environmental Issues".

Join Bob Coppola in learning the history of early American toys, then create your own!
Grades 2 - 5

Early American Toy Making Workshop

Thursday, May 26 2016
Early American Toy Making Workshop...
This is an old event, from 2016
Join Bob Coppola in learning the history of early American toys, then create your own! Grades 2 - 5 (limited to 12 participants per session). There will be a closing celebration for participants and family. Cup & Ball Jacob's Ladder Kaleidoscope Optical Illusions

In the Boardman Store Gallery

Free and Open to the Public

Edith Newton: An Artist of History

Friday, May 4 2018
Edith Newton: An Artist of History...
This is an old event, from 2018
In the Boardman Store Gallery Free and Open to the Public

TOUCH A TRUCK PROGRAM WITH WATER WITCH 
HOSE COMPANY NO. 2. 

Kids of all ages are invited to joi

TOUCH A TRUCK

Saturday, October 26 2013
TOUCH A TRUCK...
This is an old event, from 2013
TOUCH A TRUCK PROGRAM WITH WATER WITCH HOSE COMPANY NO. 2. Kids of all ages are invited to join us for "Touch A Truck" program. Come tour and climb on a fire truck and meet some of the fireman from our local firehouse in New Milford. Also, come inside the museum and see an interesting exhibit celebrating 150 years of the Water Witch Hose Company No. 2. Historical fireman memorabilia will be on display.

Spring Break Workshop for Children
The Hunt - Dissecting Owl Pellets
Come and let your child conne

The Hunt - Dissecting Owl Pellets

Wednesday, April 12 2017
The Hunt - Dissecting Owl Pellets...
This is an old event, from 2017
Spring Break Workshop for Children The Hunt - Dissecting Owl Pellets Come and let your child connect with nature! Learn about owls, the food chain , and the animals they eat. Registration required. 3rd Grade and up. Cost: $10.00 per child.

Special Preview Sale Thursday, July 23rd from 6 to 8 PM ($5 admission, refreshments will be served)

Giant Tag Sale to Benefit the NMHS during Village Fairs Days!

Friday, July 24 2015
Giant Tag Sale to Benefit the NMHS during Village Fairs Days!...
This is an old event, from 2015
Special Preview Sale Thursday, July 23rd from 6 to 8 PM ($5 admission, refreshments will be served) Sale continues on Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th from 8 AM to 4 PM both days. A 50% off sale will take place on Sunday, July 26th from 10 AM to 2 PM on all remaining items. In addition to the sale there will be three day raffle prizes and a Silent Auction of our best items. Signed copies of the newly published book "New Milford Revisited" produced by the New Milford Historical Society and Museum will be available for purchase during the sale. At the New Milford Historical Society in the Museum at 6 Aspetuck Avenue during