Because of CV-19, the museum is open by appointment only.


Save Our Schoolhouse!

We are running an urgent appeal to save the Hill + Plain One-Room Schoolhouse, please help!

Other Upcoming Events

<p>The <em><strong>New Milford Historical Society</strong></em>, New Milford Public Library, and Cen

Calling All Actors

Saturday, May 22
Calling All Actors
Starts at 1:00 PM

The New Milford Historical Society, New Milford Public Library, and Center Cemetery are looking for volunteer actors/actresses to portray various characters on their Cemetery Tour on October 9, 2021!

The tour will consist of a visit from many prominent figures from the business and industry sector of New Milford.

We’re also looking for volunteers to be tour guides, to help set up, to help with costuming and make-up, and a variety of other tasks.

If you are interested in volunteering to be one of the characters or help with guiding or setting up, please contact us at 860-354-3069, or by clicking the link below.

Most Recent Events

<p>The annual tag sale, open to the public, will be held June 19 outdoors on the museum’s Aspe

Annual Tag Sale

Saturday, June 19
Annual Tag Sale...
Starts at 9:00 AM

The annual tag sale, open to the public, will be held June 19 outdoors on the museum’s Aspetuck Street campus, just north of the Village Green.

Hours will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The even…

<p>Give Local with Connecticut Community Foundation<br />Help the Society win prizes for participati

GIVE LOCAL with Connecticut Community Foundation

Tuesday, April 20
GIVE LOCAL with Connecticut C...
Starts at 7:00 AM

Give Local with Connecticut Community Foundation
Help the Society win prizes for participation and donations during this 36-hour giving campaign. Your gift could be dramatically increased base…

<h2>Lecture on Historic Native American Cultures</h2>
<h3>Powerpoint presentation by John Lee, <br

Historic Native American Cultures-CANCELLED

Wednesday, November 11
Historic Native American Cultu...
Starts at 2:00 PM

Lecture on Historic Native American Cultures

Powerpoint presentation by John Lee,
Retired New Milford Educator


Saturday November 7th at 2:00 pm.
Member…

<h2>Museum Holiday Open House Old Christmas and Winter Traditions of Long Ago</h2>
<p>Join musician

Museum Holiday Open House-CANCELLED

Thursday, November 5
Museum Holiday Open House-CANC...
Starts at 10:00 AM

Museum Holiday Open House Old Christmas and Winter Traditions of Long Ago

Join musician Thomas Hooker Hanford for Christmas songs and stories.
Saturday November 5th …

<h2>All Hallows Cemetery Walking Tour in Center Cemetery</h2>
<p><br />Visitors will see history co

Walking Tour in Center Cemetery-CANCELLED

Saturday, October 31
Walking Tour in Center Cemeter...
Starts at 7:00 PM

All Hallows Cemetery Walking Tour in Center Cemetery


Visitors will see history come alive!
October - TBD. More information to follow.

<p>Tuesday October 20th <br />Location & time TBD</p>

Annual Membership Dinner Meeting-CANCELLED

Tuesday, October 20
Annual Membership Dinner Meeti...
Starts at 7:00 PM

Tuesday October 20th
Location & time TBD