Upcoming Events

Engaging events both in-person and virtually

 

Register for Our Events

Discover Conneticut History

Have you heard? Beat the Heat Weekend is August 3 & 4! A free, all-ages indoor music festival. Get free tickets today!

Your support helps to collect, preserve, and share Connecticut's culture and history. Give Today!

Upcoming Events

August 2024

Tags

Aug 02 2024
August 2

Inspire Center – New Theme!

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
CHS Events Image

The Inspire Center brings history and problem-solving together in a hands-on creative space for visitors of all ages! Look closely at objects from the Connecticut Museum collection, get inspired, and work together to create something new. August’s challenge is to invent a new way to see in the dark.

Aug 03 2024
August 3

French Canadian Jam

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get acquainted with French Canadian traditional tunes at this monthly jam session at the CMCH,  happening Saturday afternoons on First Free Weekends! New players and new listeners are always welcome! If you would like to join in, please get in touch with jam organizer, Joe Lavariere, at joesondra@juno.com. Please note: the French Canadian Jam will take a break during July, November, and December.

Aug 03 2024
August 3

Inspire Center – New Theme!

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
CHS Events Image

The Inspire Center brings history and problem-solving together in a hands-on creative space for visitors of all ages! Look closely at objects from the Connecticut Museum collection, get inspired, and work together to create something new. August’s challenge is to invent a new way to see in the dark.

Aug 03 2024
August 3

Beat the Heat: Saturday (family day)

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
CHS Events Image

Escape the heat with the beats and melodies of music! Join us for an interactive day of musical discovery through fun classes, hands-on experiences, crafts, snacks, and more.

Aug 04 2024
August 4

Beat the Heat: Sunday

AUGUST 4 @ August 4 @ 11 am - 5 pm
CHS Events Image

Escape the heat with the beats and melodies of music at this free indoor music fest! Enjoy live bands, refreshments, games, and more. Open to all ages.

Aug 04 2024
August 4

Inspire Center – New Theme!

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
CHS Events Image

The Inspire Center brings history and problem-solving together in a hands-on creative space for visitors of all ages! Look closely at objects from the Connecticut Museum collection, get inspired, and work together to create something new. August’s challenge is to invent a new way to see in the dark.

Aug 04 2024
August 4

Bilingual Family Story Time

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CHS Events Image

Join us for a special English-Spanish bilingual family story time with Linda Montanez from the Hartford Public Library! Surrounded by books in the exhibit Connecticut's Bookshelf, families will cozy up in beanbags, listen to a story, and then do some crafts!

Aug 07 2024
August 7

Short Attention Span Literary Club

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CHS Events Image

This month’s story is “The Swimmer,” by John Cheever.

Aug 11 2024
August 11

Guided Tour of Connecticut’s Bookshelf

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CHS Events Image

Drop in for a guided tour of our latest special exhibition, Connecticut's Bookshelf.

Aug 15 2024
August 15

Hartford Public Library Night

August 15 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CHS Events Image

Hartford Public Library (HPL) is partnering with the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History to offer an evening of FREE admission and activities at the Museum for all Hartford residents.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Location

One Elizabeth Street
Hartford CT, 06105

860.236.5621

 

Museum Hours:

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

Research Center Hours:

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