Explore the evolution of a small New England town. Furniture, historic clothing, household objects, and paintings reveal Litchfield’s history from its earliest European settlement to the present. The museum’s seven galleries holds the country’s largest collection of paintings by 18th century artist Ralph Earl including the iconic portraits of Benjamin Tallmadge and his wife Mary Floyd Tallmadge. Other highlights include artwork produced at the Litchfield Female Academy and a collection of Litchfield County furniture.
Open: mid-April thru November, Tuesday-Saturday: 11-5, Sunday 1-5.
Offices and shop are open year-round, during the week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.