Group Tours


    
 

We welcome visits from community organizations, senior groups, family and school reunion groups, and others.   

 

Explore…

375 years of Windsor’s history—from Native American culture and European settlement in the 1630s to the industrial 19th-century Poquonock mills to present day Windsor—in our permanent history gallery. 

 

Discover…

life for Windsor families 200 years ago in our 1758 Strong-Howard House and 1767 Chaffee House.  Look under the beds, peek into Windsor’s first post office, and pay a visit to Dr. Chaffee’s office.

 

Fees and Booking Information

  • A minimum of 10 people is needed for a group tour. 

  • We can accommodate a maximum of 48 people at one time.  We can work with larger groups by suggesting additional local sites.

  • Tours are scheduled Tuesday-Saturday.

  • Tours last approximately 90 minutes.

  • For an additional charge, arrangements may be made for a Palisado Green walking tour, Windsor bus tour, or special sessions with library volunteers.

  • Our museum and library are fully accessible.  The Strong and Chaffee Houses have steps and raised thresholds.

Admission for group tours is $5 per adult.

To reserve a group tour, please call (860) 688-3813 several weeks in advance of your desired tour date or email info@windsorhistoricalsociety.org

 

Family and School Reunions

Come home to Windsor!  We are happy to assist groups in organizing family and school reunions that include Windsor and the Windsor Historical Society.  We can schedule special sessions with library volunteers, cemetery tours, and walking and bus tours for family and school reunion groups. Additional charges for these services apply. 

 

To plan a visit during your family or school reunion, please call (860) 688-3813.  Windsor’s Chamber of Commerce can assist reunion planners with restaurant and lodging suggestions.  Call (860) 688-5165. 

 


Windsor Historical Society    ♦    96 Palisado Avenue    ♦    Windsor, CT 06095    ♦    860-688-3813    ♦    info@windsorhistoricalsociety.org

 

 

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