Located in the center of an historic district, the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum provides the quintessential New England experience. Visitors are immersed in life of mid-18th and early 19th centuries with many a tale of the charm, hardship and political intrigue of that era.Read More
Located in the center of an historic district, the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum provides the quintessential New England experience. Visitors are immersed in life of mid-18th and early 19th centuries with many a tale of the charm, hardship and political intrigue of that era.
Three meticulously restored homes are included in the one-hour tour. The 1752 Joseph Webb House, which served as George Washington's headquarters in May 1781, and was later owned by artist and antiquarian Wallace Nutting. The Silas Deane House, circa 1770, was built for America's Revolutionary War diplomat to France as both his residence and as a power base for his political aspirations. The Isaac Stevens House, 1789, depicts the life of a middle class family in the 1820s and 1830s using many original family possessions.
Admission to the museum includes entrance to the education center, new exhibit galleries and a tour of the Webb, Deane and Stevens houses. Tours are offered at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm, Tuesday-Saturday, and 1 and 3 pm on Sunday, May-October and December. The museum is closed for the month of November.
$10 per adult, senior over 60, AAA member, active military, student and children (5-18). Buttolph-Williams is closed to the public from November through April 30..
Please call the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum at 860-529-0612 for 2022 hours.
Webb-Deane Stevens Museum members receive free admission to the Webb, Deane, and Stevens Houses. Connecticut Landmarks Society members receive free admission to the Buttolph-Willams House.
Be sure to save time for a stroll through the lovely Colonial Revival Garden, designed by one of America's first female landscape architects..Pricing: $15 per adult; $12 per senior over 60, AAA member and active military; $6 per student and children (5-18), $30 per family (2 adults + children). Groups rate for 10 or more with a reservation, $12 per adult.
Other Amenities: Open After COVID, Bus Parking, Groups Welcome, Guided Group Tours, Meeting/Event Facilities, Special Rentals
Dates of Operation: Tue.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4; advance reservations recommended.