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192 Main Street, Torrington, CT

(860) 482-8260

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and share Torrington's history

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Help Us Preserve
and share Torrington's history

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The John H. Thompson Library & Archive will be closed during the month of February for maintenance and reorganization. The research library will reopen on Wednesday, March 1. Hours are Wednesday through Friday, 1-4pm. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Visit • Discover • Learn

Located in three historic buildings in downtown Torrington, the Torrington Historical Society is home to the Torrington History Museum, the Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum and the John H. Thompson Library & Archive. The Society also owns the West Torrington site where noted abolitionist John Brown was born. 

We invite you to discover the history of Torrington by touring our exhibits and house museum, attending programs and events, using our research library or visiting the John Brown Birthplace. All are welcome.

Torrington
History Museum


 

Hotchkiss-Fyler House
Guided Tours


 

The John H. Thompson
Library & Archive


 

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