Upcoming Programs at a Glance

See all our events and programs through June in one place.

Don't miss MAPLE DAY Saturday, March 2, 12:00-3:00 PM. Free. REGISTER HERE

Nominate S-WH for Best of Connecticut 2024!

Help S-WH Win "Best of Connecticut 2024"!


Thank you for nominating Stanley-Whitman House in the "Best of Connecticut 2024" contest hosted by Connecticut Magazine. This contest is a wonderful opportunity to showcase our dedication to arts, culture, and historical preservation. The voting round begins March 18 -- help us win the ultimate bragging rights of being named: BEST OF CONNECTICUT 2024!

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Vote for S-WH in Ion Bank's $100,000 Community Giveaway!

The Ion Bank Foundation's 15th Annual Community Awards Program is underway, and your vote could make a tremendous difference for Stanley-Whitman House.

Each vote for Stanley-Whitman House helps preserve a vital piece of American history. The Ion Bank Foundation will donate $25 for every vote we receive, directly funding our historical preservation and educational programs.

The voting period is open to all Ion Bank customers from February 1 to March 1, 2024. One vote per customer. Just select Stanley-Whitman House from the list of non-profits. As always, we appreciate your support!



S-WH is a two-time winner in the 2023 New England Museum Association (NEMA) Publication Awards!

The NEMA Publication Awards spotlight the meticulous work of museums in outreach and communication. With a remarkable 203 submissions from 60 museums this year, reviewed across 11 diverse categories, the recognition is a testament to our team's dedication and the caliber of our offerings. READ THE FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE.


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.

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 

Monday - Tuesday


Wednesday - Saturday

12:00pm – 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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