Upcoming Programs at a Glance

See all our events & programs through 2024 in one convenient listing. Or browse the dropdown menu for the category of your choice!


Announcing Expanded Hours Effective July 1, 2024

S-WH is pleased to announce expanded hours for public tours and programs throughout the year. Effective July 1, 2024, the House will be open to visitors Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Guided tours, approximately 45 minutes in length, will commence on the hour, with the last tour of the day starting at 3:15 p.m.

New Hours of Operation: Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
By Appointment: Tours for groups larger than five must be pre-arranged.

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Three CT museums offer

S-WH one of three CT museums to offer "Tricorne Ticket" July 4 to Sept. 2, 2024

American history enthusiasts can visit three historic house sites at reduced admission rates with a new ticket partnership. The 2024 Tricorne Ticket includes the Stanley-Whitman House in Farmington, the Historical Society of Glastonbury, and the Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society. The “Tricorne Ticket” offers 50% off admission at two of the sites with the purchase of a regular admission ticket at full price at either location, or “buy one, get half off the other two.” This “historic” offer is valid between July 4 and Labor Day 2024 during the open hours of each museum.

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Now through Sept. 21, 2024


Showcasing the unique works of artist Julia Einstein.

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S-WH a Finalist in Best of CT Contest!

We are thrilled to announce that the Stanley-Whitman House has been named a finalist in two categories of Connecticut Magazine's 2024 Best of CT Reader's Choice contest! 

The results have been published in the July issue of Connecticut Magazine and online at ctinsider.com/best.

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Who was Stanley Whitman? Learn about Colonial Farmington and the people who made livings, raised children, and made the best of their times. You can experience their lives in our authentic historic house and period gardens.


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One of Hartford County's must-see heritage destinations! Enter the world of Colonial New England by visiting Stanley-Whitman House, where you can experience life as the early settlers lived it.

Happy 303rd Birthday, S-WH!

Stanley-Whitman House turned 303 on December 31, 2023!

On the occasion of the Tercentenary of Stanley-Whitman House in 2020, the Museum created an online Symposium in four parts highlighting its illustrious builder and past residents of this National Historic Landmark House given by its esteemed historians Betty Coykendall, Lisa Johnson, and Sherra Palmer.

See 2020 Tercentenary Symposium

Museum Hours 



Tuesday - Saturday

10:00am – 04:00pm



Stanley-Whitman House is closed on the following holidays

New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Good Friday, Easter, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
Stanley-Whitman House's gardens are open to the public daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.


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