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Colchester History Museum

Home of the Colchester Historical Society!

 

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The Colchester History Museum is a fully handicapped-accessible building.

The Colchester History Museum is OPEN for the season!

Join us Saturdays through December 2, from 11 am to 2 pm.

The museum is also open by appointment.

(closed Labor Day weekend & Thanksgiving weekend)

Housed in the old “Ballard Homestead,” the museum offers two floors
of temporary and permanent exhibits featuring the history of Colchester.
The Colchester History Museum is the headquarters of the Colchester Historical Society.
Founded in 1963, the Colchester Historical Society preserves
the material and archival culture of Colchester residents
past and present, and tells their stories
through compelling exhibits and
engaging public programs for adults, children,
and families on-site and throughout the community.

 


The museum is located at 24 Linwood Avenue in Colchester, adjacent to the Cragin Memorial Library.  Admission is free and there is ample free parking behind the museum.

The mission of the Colchester Historical Society is to enlighten the community to the rich history of Colchester

 


 Preserving history is more than buildings and places

For more information, email administrator@colchesterhistory.org.

 

 

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