Welcome to the Stamford History Center

Visit our Research Library Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Check our Event Calendar for upcoming meetings, lectures and activities.
“Stamford Through The Years” Timeline, created by the Historical Society in honor of Stamford’s 375th, is on view at the Ferguson Library Main Branch.


HOYT-BARNUM HOUSE TOURS ARE ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAYS at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30; TOURS ON SATURDAYS at 1:30 and 2:30.  Go to the Visit tab under Hoyt-Barnum House for more details.

Contact Tom Porter, volunteer@stamfordhistory.org, if you would like to be a tour facilitator for Hoyt-Barnum House.



Our MAIN building at 1508 High Ridge Road is open to the public Thursday – Friday, 11am – 4pm and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.


Visit our virtual exhibit, “Hoyt-Barnum House 2016: A 5 Mile Journey, 317 Years in the Making.”  This 5 minute documentary by DEK Creative was made possible by a matching grant from Connecticut Humanities.  Click Here.


Collection Close-up: Learn more about our Bell Bible


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