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We rely on the generosity of friends from throughout the community to maintain the museum facilities, preserve the town's historical artifacts, and field educational programs for students and adults alike.  Thank you!
 Special Events
  • Closed for Three Weeks in August The Darien Historical Society will be closed to visitors from Friday, August 7 until Tuesday, September 1. Staff and volunteers may be inside working on our collections or on general ...
    Posted Jul 22, 2015, 12:34 PM by John Gault
  • Sunday, May 17th, Our Amazing Stone Walls: What They Are and Where They Are Please join us for an illustrated talk by Sylvia Reiss who offers a fresh look at some of our most historic structures.  Doors open at 4; presentation is at 5 ...
    Posted May 10, 2015, 5:42 PM by Julie Johnston
  • Wednesday, April 22, 7-9pm "Front Page!!! April 1865 … in The New York Times" Darien Historical Society Presents:Front Page !!! April 1865 … in The New York Times Our Nation’s Triumph & Tragedy in 30 Original Issues!Evening Reception with CuratorTickets: $20 each for ...
    Posted Apr 8, 2015, 10:19 AM by Julie Johnston
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The centerpiece of our museum, the 1736 Bates - Scofield Home, captures life as it was in colonial Darien. ...more

Our Garden Club of America Award- Winning garden hosts early-American period correct herbs, roses...

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