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Leffingwell House Museum

What was built as a simple house in 1675, evolved from a pre-Revolutionary tavern into an elegant home by 1765. The house is filled with a fascinating assortment of artifacts dating from 1659 through the Civil War that showcase its architectural evolution.

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What was built as a simple house in 1675, evolved from a pre-Revolutionary tavern into an elegant home by 1765. The house is filled with a fascinating assortment of pieces representative of its architectural evolution.

The Leffingwell House Museum is owned and operated by the Society of the Founders of Norwich, CT a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, donations are deductible for computing income and estate taxes.The Leffingwell House Museum (Circa 1675) is one of the finest restored examples of New England Colonial architecture. We are open from April to October, on Saturday’s from 11 am to 4 pm.

Visitors to this living museum catch a glimpse of early 17th-18th century life. By the mid 18th century what was built as a simple two room house in 1675 had evolved into an elegant home. Using displays of historic artifacts dating from the founding of Norwich in 1659 through the Civil War, interpreters evoke the independent spirit and lifestyle of early america.

Pricing: $5.

Other Amenities: Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Guided Group Tours, Indoor Activity

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Location:

348 Washington Street
Norwich, CT 06360

Hours:

Sat. 11-4, and by appointment.

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