Join Us for Summer at the Museum!

Stanley-Whitman House is a proud participant of this statewide initiative to provide Connecticut children and families with engaging summer enrichment and learning experiences.

July 1 to September 6, 2021: CT children aged 18 and under - plus one accompanying adult - receive free admission.

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June 1 - August 28, 2021
Panel Discussion with George Miles
July 14, 5-7pm

CAPITOL AMERICA  at Stanley-Whitman House features twenty-four photographs of state capitol buildings by veteran photographers Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein.

David Ottenstein, Cheyenne, WY 

Robert Lisak, Honolulu, HI (interior)

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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Museum Hours 

Monday - Tuesday


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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