Upcoming Events Not to Miss!

Join us for these special seasonal programs

Stanley-Whitman House will be closed December 24, 25 & 31, 2021 and January 1, 2022.

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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Stanley-Whitman House's NEW publication, Memento Mori, Farmington Connecticut: Remember Death

This richly illustrated book considers twenty-two individuals -- early settlers, farmers, soldiers, tavern-keepers -- who greatly impacted Farmington culture and history and now reside in Farmington's "ancient burial ground." 

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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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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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