Public Programs & Event Calendar

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The Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society offers public programs and events year-round for both children and adults. From exhibit openings to Tavern Nights and kids programs, there is something for everyone. Check back often for updates as some programs may change. Reservations are required for some events. Please call 860.521.5362 x21 for information or reservations unless otherwise noted.

Coming Events

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WEST HARTFORD'S HIDDEN HISTORY SERIES with the Presidents' College of the University of Hartford
Tuesday, April 21, 2-3:30: West Hartford's History
Tuesday, April 28, 2-3:30: Bungalows, Four-squares and Triple-deckers: West Hartford's 20th Century Residential Architecture
Tuesday, May 5, 2-3:30: The Scandalous Luna Park. 
Tuesday, May 12, 2-3:30: West Hartford's Goodwin Pottery.
Tuesday, May 19, 2-4:30: Bus Tour of West Hartford's Hidden History

Friday, April 24: Webster's War of the Words
Our biggest FUNdraiser of the year!


Wednesday, April 29, 7 p.m.: West Hartford History Series: Matt Warshauer: The Civil War in West Hartford

Wednesday, May 27: Annual Meeting, Exhibit Opening, and West Hartford History Lecture
Susan Regan Speaks About the Art of Sylvia Davis
5 p.m.: Annual Meeting
5:30 p.m.: Exhibit Opening
6 p.m.: Lecture

Some programs are subject to change. Please call ahead or make a reservation as required.


West Hartford Hauntings

West Hartford Hauntings is a theatrical lantern-lit tour of West Hartford's historic North Cemetery.

Tavern Night

Tavern Night is one of the museum's most popular adult programs!

Gingerbread Day

Kids and adults alike can create their own miniature masterpiece out of fresh-baked gingerbread, icing, and candy.

Conversations: A Community Forum

Twice a year, join us to discuss a timely topic.

West Hartford History Series

A monthly series of lectures and discussions about.. what else? West Hartford's exciting history!