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Location: Old East Haven High School Tyler Ave. East Haven, CT.
(Next to East Haven Academy). Enter using the center doors on the oldest section of the building.
Hours: Museum open Wednesdays from 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Become a member today and help us to preserve the past for future generations.

Take a short visit to the East Haven Historical Society Museum by viewing the artifacts and information on the pages in our menu in the main navigation. Visit the Home page & East Haven Links to General Lafayette, Household Items, Early Tools, Women’s World, and One Hundred Years of Change.

Hat boxes full of old hats and wigs
Three old fancy hats
New Haven Clock

This New Haven clock was donated in memory of Martha Nitchke, a dedicated member with a memorable smile.

old iron, metal teapot and pie plates
old bread toasters

Left, stacked bread toasters, on the right a potatoe ricer.

Two spinning wheels in the museum.
Wedding dress from the 1890's.
Closeup of handmade buttons on the bodice.

1890’s Wedding dress.

1920's spoon given with a 15 cent ice cream sundae at Currier's Drug Store.

1920’s spoon given with a 15 cent ice cream sundae at Currier's Drug Store (site of the former Metcalf’s now a flower shop).

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