Adult Programs

Extended Hours! Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, until 8 pm on Thursdays, Sunday noon - 5 pm.

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The Connecticut Museum for Adults

The Connecticut Museum of Culture and History offers fun, thought-provoking museum tours that make great outings for senior groups, social clubs, bus tours, other historical societies, or family groups.

Adult Group Tours

Guided tours last 45–60 minutes, and advanced reservations are required. Adult group tours are available Monday–Saturday with reservations.

Please call (860) 236-5621 x232 or email us to book your tour or for more information.


Adult Traveling Programs

Bring entertaining and engaging history to your library, senior center, retirement community or club with a CMCH Traveling program. See our current presentations.

Please call (860) 236-5621 x232 or email us to book your tour or for more information.

The Citizenship Project

The CMCH has partnered with The New-York Historical Society to offer free citizenship classes for green card holders preparing for the naturalization interview. The classes prepare green card holders to take the civics test portion of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization interview.

This free course covers all 100 questions from the USCIS Civics test. Participants will learn about American government and history using objects, paintings, and documents from the CMCH and The New-York Historical Society collections.

Classes are taught in English and are recommended for intermediate level English Language Learners.

Each course runs for 6 weeks and meets twice per week, for a total of 12 class meetings. Classes are taught online using Zoom.

Go to our Citizenship Project page to learn more and to see when our next sessions will be offered.

For more information, email

Are you curious about the USCIS Civics test? Click here to take a practice version.

Upcoming Adult Programs

Mar 28 2024
March 28

Unforgetting – Restoring and Reclaiming Connecticut’s Hidden Histories

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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A panel of experts talks about efforts to uncover long-ignored stories and recalibrate our understanding of Connecticut’s historical involvement with slavery. Former State Representative Pat Wilson Pheanious shares her family’s story in Connecticut Public’s new series Unforgotten: Connecticut’s Hidden History of Slavery; Akeia de Barros Gomes, Senior Curator of Maritime Social Histories at the Mystic Seaport Museum previews the upcoming exhibition Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty and the Sea; and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Blight discusses the new…

Apr 04 2024
April 4

What Is A Disaster? State Historian Andy Horowitz in Conversation with Jacob A. C. Remes

April 4 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

In a freewheeling conversation, two leading scholars in the field of disaster studies will consider events in Connecticut history and beyond, thinking out loud together about why some kinds of bad news are considered disasters while others are not, and what difference it makes.

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Museum Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Thursday until 8 pm
Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

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Tuesday-Saturday 12 pm - 5 pm, Thursday until 8 pm
Always by appointment only.