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Our Latest Exhibit

The Gilded Age | October 4 — January 22

The Industrial Revolution ushered in a new era, creating unprecedented wealth for business tycoons, and setting high standards for etiquette and fashion.

Our latest fashion exhibit, Curated by Babs White, showcases the treasures in our collection from the period that Mark Twain famously dubbed "The Gilded Age."
Call us at 203.655.9233 to schedule a private Curator's Luncheon for 15 to 25 people.
Bicentennial Buzz

In 2020 Darien will celebrate its 200th Birthday!

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 Upcoming Programs

  • December 12, 2019 | Children's Program | Crafter-noon Decorate a wreath or an ornament during an afternoon event! Time: 4-6pm | Cost: $20 | Ages 4 — 14Please reserve a spot by calling Museum Educator Sarah Lexow Keena at ...
    Posted Nov 20, 2019, 11:42 AM by Darien Historical News
  • December 6, 2019 | Children's Program | Visit with Santa A Bates Scofield House Christmas Tradition! Special Visit With Santa by the Colonial Hearth Santa will sit by the colonial hearth from 3-5pm, and children will tell him their ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2019, 8:03 AM by Darien Historical News
  • December 6, 2019 | Silhouette Artist | Shadows and Light Capture a precious moment with a renowned silhouette artist.  These special works of art are created for all ages, and pets, too! Time: 11am - 6pm | Cost: $30 (frame and mats ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2019, 7:59 AM by Darien Historical News
  • December 5, 2019 | Holiday Soirée Because our greatest gift is you, please join us from 6:30 - 8:30pm to celebrate the season with a special holiday reception for the members, donors, volunteers and friends ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2019, 8:55 AM by Darien Historical News
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 In the News

Press Releases & NewslettersDate
Vampires In New England October 11, 2019 
Horizon Foundation Awards Society Grant October 10, 2019 
Gilded Age Opens Tonight! October 4, 2019 
The Whaleboat Middlesex April 24, 2019 
Sponsor Over Here March 4, 2019 
Over Here: Darien's WWI — An Exhibit Focusing on Darien's Experience during The Great War February 26, 2019 
First Draft of History: Typset to Twitter With New York Times Investigative Reporter November 5, 2018 
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