New Canaan Museum & Historical Society

New Canaan Museum & Historical Society

13 Oenoke Ridge Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 - United States



The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society has 5 museums on its campus at 13 Oenoke Ridge: The Cody Pharmacy, an early drug store; the Rogers Studio, the former studio of the sculptor John Rogers, which is a National Landmark; the 1764 Hanford-Silliman House, which includes a period Tavern; the 1799 Rock School; and the Tool Museum of building and agricultural tools.


On exhibit is Shoes, an exhibition of more than 200 pairs of shoes from 1750-1930, all curated from the Society's permanent collection, along with information on the shoe industry in New Canaan. There is also a permanent exhibition of the paintings of New Canaan resident Augusta Simon.


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