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What to See & Do

WETHERSFIELD HERITAGE WALK

The Wethersfield Heritage Walk is a three mile self tour guided by exhibit kiosks and wayside panels through Main Street The Cove, Broad Street Green, and more! Look out for brochures at Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main Street or other stores and restaurants around the Main Street area. Also see brochure here!

VISITOR'S CENTER

200 Main Street, Historic Wethersfield.
Visitor Center offers Information such as Maps, List of Attractions,  and Historical Exhibitions. Bathrooms, Drinking Fountain, Museum & Shop, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Visitor Parking - You can park in the rear of the building which is located in the center of the Old Village just a few steps from the Shops, Museums, and a variety of places to eat or grab a drink.

 
HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS

Wethersfield is full of great sites, come enjoy the historic architecture and  ambiance of a living community that takes pride in its Museums, Parks, Shops, and Cafes. Follow the link above for a list of our Historic Attractions.

TOURS & SERVICES

Looking for a tour? Enjoy one of the many tours The Wethersfield Historic Society produces or a tour at the Webb Deane Stevens Museums. Following the link above for more information and links on upcoming tours in Wethersfield.


GENEALOGY/HERITAGE RESEARCH

An excellent genealogical research center is located in Old Wethersfield. This research library is operated by the Wethersfield Historical Society in the 1804 Old Academybuilding at 150 Main St. It contains over 1000 books, including genealogies of Wethersfield families, as well as local and regional histories another paper and photographic material. The library is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments may be made for other hours. Please call (860) 529-7656 or for mail Written Inquiries to: Wethersfield Historical Society, 150 Main St., Wethersfield, CT 06109.

In addition, the Wethersfield Town Hall is another source for land and probate records dating back to the town’s founding in 1634. Secondary sources and additional paper resources area available. The office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30-4:00. Two other excellent research facilities are within 15 minutes driving time of Wethersfield. They are the Connecticut State Library - Museum of Connecticut History and the Connecticut Historical Society.





OUTDOOR RECREATION

Wethersfield has an array of Parks and playgrounds not only in the Village but throughout the town including boating, picnicking, gaming, hiking, biking, and even birdwatching. Follow the link above for a complete list of parks and green spaces in Wethersfield.

 

GARDENS & FARM STANDS

A gricultural Heritage is a main theme in Historic Wethersfield. You will find a number of Gardens and Farm Stands during the summer and autumn seasons throughout the town. Follow the link above for more information on our public gardens, tours, and where to locate locally grown produce.

 

AREA ATTRACTIONS

Wethersfield is centrally located allowing with great attractions in surrounding towns and cities including Hartford, West Hartford, New Britain, Newington, Glastonbury, Middletown and more! Check out the link above for a list of Attractions worth a visit such as the Mark Twain House, Harriet Beecher Stowe or the new Science Museum and much more.