COVID Guidelines Update

Stanley-Whitman House is following the current CDC Guidelines to protect the health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, and staff. Please wear a mask indoors at the museum, regardless of vaccination status.  For our outdoor programs, a mask is not required if you have been fully vaccinated. 

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Announcing a New Exhibit: Embracing Strange

October 15 - November 30, 2021

Stanley-Whitman House is pleased to announce an art exhibit featuring drawings inspired by the tarot by Andy Morgan and photography and oddity installations by Luke and Mistina Hanscom exhibited throughout the history center and including four nights of performances in the historic house.

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We regret to announce the cancellation of The Farmington Table: A Moveable Feast

The museum's single largest fundraiser has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to COVID-19. The health and welfare of our attendees, members, volunteer and staff is paramount.

The good news is that there are many ways you can still show your support!

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Happy 300th Birthday, S-WH!

Stanley-Whitman House turned 300 on December 31, 2020!

On the occasion of the Tercentenary of Stanley-Whitman House, 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.

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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.


Join a dynamic family of supporters who help make Stanley-Whitman House a vital and relevant institution. Become a member and enjoy real benefits that provide affordable entertainment for you and your family.


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.

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Wednesday - Saturday

10:00am – 05:00pm



Stanley-Whitman House is closed on the following holidays

New Year's Day ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Day ~ Presidents Day
Good Friday ~ Easter Sunday ~ Memorial Day ~ Independence Day ~ Labor Day
Columbus Day ~ Veterans Day ~ Thanksgiving ~ Christmas Day
Stanley-Whitman's gardens are open to the public daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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