Discover Greenwich

In celebration of our 90th anniversary milestone we present Discover Greenwich, a dynamic series of interactive programs that promotes a sense of place and belonging, sparks dialogue and inspires meaningful connections across our diverse community.  Explore our town’s history through a series of walking tours. Enrich your knowledge through lectures, workshops and demonstrations. Engage in fun community activities.

Explore

Walking Tours

Step back in time and explore our local neighborhoods, topography, and architecture through a series of informative guided walking tours that illuminate the stories behind the vibrant town we know today.

Enrich

Lectures, Workshops and Demonstrations

Enrich your knowledge and understanding of the rich history of Greenwich and the Greenwich Historical Society through a variety of lectures, workshops and demonstrations that connect lessons of the past with contemporary hands-on learning experiences.

Engage

Community Activities

Engage with members of our community by participating in events that take place around town such as scavenger hunts and picnics in neighborhood parks.

Celebrate with us!

Our dynamic season of DISCOVER GREENWICH programs, promoting community engagement and reflection on our shared history, will culminate in a Gala fundraising event this fall. Join us for an evening of fun and festivity with entertainment by the Bob Hardwick Sound Orchestra and featuring keynote speaker, presidential historian and Pulitzer prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

August 17, 2022
As a part of the CT Summer at the Museum program we invite pre-schoolers and their caretakers to join us for a FREE and joyful  half-hour of stories and songs in our gallery and historic gardens every Wednesday during July, August and September.
August 21, 2022
As part of our "Discover Greenwich" Program, join the Greenwich Historical Society in a celebration of summer as we highlight beautiful and historic parks throughout the community. Gather with family and friends to learn about the history and experience the natural wonder of Montgomery Pinetum Park.
August 24, 2022
Join Greenwich Historical Society on August 24, 2022 and alternating Wednesdays through November for our Tavern Garden Markets!
August 24, 2022
As a part of the CT Summer at the Museum program we invite pre-schoolers and their caretakers to join us for a FREE and joyful  half-hour of stories and songs in our gallery and historic gardens every Wednesday during July, August and September.
August 25, 2022
ather friends, bring your picnic set up and enjoy an evening at the Historical Society with Gunsmoke!
August 28, 2022
As part of our "Discover Greenwich" Program, join the Greenwich Historical Society in a celebration of summer as we highlight beautiful and historic parks throughout the community. Gather with family and friends to learn about the history and experience the natural wonder of Binney Park.
August 31, 2022
As a part of the CT Summer at the Museum program we invite pre-schoolers and their caretakers to join us for a FREE and joyful  half-hour of stories and songs in our gallery and historic gardens every Wednesday during July, August and September.
September 7, 2022
Join Greenwich Historical Society on September 7, 2022 and alternating Wednesdays through November for our Tavern Garden Markets!
September 7, 2022
As a part of the CT Summer at the Museum program we invite pre-schoolers and their caretakers to join us for a FREE and joyful  half-hour of stories and songs in our gallery and historic gardens every Wednesday during July, August and September.

Host your next event with us

Our Great Lawn and historic Barn are perfect for intimate gatherings .  In this difficult time, our space is perfect for smaller events – tented on the great lawn or using our Barn, grounds and galleries for corporate meetings, bridal showers, birthday parties, engagements, anniversary parties and small weddings. 

Become a member.

Enjoy all the benefits of membership, and help us fulfill our mission, to preserve and interpret Greenwich history to strengthen the community’s connection to our past, to each other and to our future. Show your support by renewing your membership or making a gift today.

Tour the Bush–Holley House