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 through a series of walking tours. Enrich your knowledge through lectures, workshops and demonstrations. And Engage in 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.
May 21, 2022
As part of "Discover Greenwich" and in the tradition of Cos Cob art colony artists, the Greenwich Historical Society is offering a plein air painting class that offers the opportunity to actively engage in the technique and practice of the school of impressionism with their own artistic works.
June 1, 2022
Join Greenwich Historical Society on June 1, 2022 and alternating Wednesdays through November for our Tavern Garden Markets!
June 2, 2022
Gather friends, bring your picnic set up and enjoy an evening at the Historical Society with The Merlin Band! Merlin is a Greenwich, Connecticut based band playing rock classics from past and present. Get ready to rock!...
June 8, 2022
An Algonkian Living History lecture and demonstration detailing the experience of indigenous people in the Northeast from 1650-1690 with Drew Shuptar-Rayvis.
June 11, 2022
We welcome you to join us on a series of guided walking tours that take a step back in time and illuminate the stories of our community that have created the vibrant town we know today.
June 15, 2022
Join Greenwich Historical Society on June 15, 2022 and alternating Wednesdays through November for our Tavern Garden Markets!
June 16, 2022
Gather friends, bring your picnic set up and enjoy an evening at the Historical Society with The Sun Kings! Enjoy the music created by one of the most influential bands of our time....
June 16, 2022
Join us as we explore history and take floral inspiration from one of Constant MacRae’s masterfully designed spring floral arrangements.
June 23, 2022
All equipment will be provided in this hands-on class, taught by master mixologist Edward Hernandez.

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