The Baldwin Christmas Collection: The Folklore of Santa Claus Through the Ages

NEW EXHIBIT ON VIEW IN THE WHITMAN TAVERN: DECEMBER 1 - 24, 2022

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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 301st Birthday, S-WH!

Stanley-Whitman House turned 301 on December 31, 2021!

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.

See 2020 Tercentenary Symposium

Museum Hours 

Monday - Tuesday

Closed

Wednesday - Saturday

10:00am – 05:00pm

Sunday

Closed

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. See the latest Connecticut Information and Guidance.

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, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
Stanley-Whitman's gardens are open to the public daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

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