Henry Whitfield State Museum, Guilford

Plan Your Visit

May-October:Bright yellow, orange, red, and blue logo for CT Summer at the Museum Free Admission for Kids 2023
  • Whitfield House, Gift Shop & Visitor Center open 10:00-4:00, Wednesday-Sunday
July 1-September 3:
  • Free admission for Connecticut resident children ages 18 and younger and one accompanying Connecticut resident adult. No need to make reservations or purchase advance tickets — just show up anytime 10:00-4:00, Wednesday-Sunday.


  • Gift Shop & Visitor Center open 10:00-4:00 most weekdays
  • Whitfield House open weekdays by appointment
Take a self-guided tour of the Whitfield House with three floors of exhibits, furnishings, and artifacts. Purchase your tickets to tour the house in the Visitor Center — no registration is required. The Visitor Center also features a gift shop, research library (by appointment), and exhibit galleries.

Adults (18-64) - $10
Seniors (65 & older) & Veterans - $8
Youth (6-17) - $5
Children (5 & younger) - Free
Active-duty military personnel & up to 5 family members - Free

Free Outdoor Experiences:
  • Explore the site’s history through interpretive signs with photos and links to online material
  • Pick up the “I Spy” Bingo game at the parking lot kiosk and search the museum grounds for 5 in a row
  • Picnic, play catch, read, paint, and more – there are over 8 acres of sunny and shady spots to enjoy!
248 Old Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT 06437
  • free parking
  • 1/2-mile south of the Guilford Green
  • 1/4-mile north of the Guilford Train Station
While in Guilford:

Dudley Farm Museum
Hyland House Museum
Medad Stone Tavern Museum
Thomas Griswold House Museum
Witness Stones Project
Guilford Free Library
Guilford Preservation Alliance
Visit Guilford

Learn more about the surrounding area at CTvisit.com.