Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day

Sponsored by: Connecticut's Historic Gardens

Come to the Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby, Connecticut on Sunday, June 24th from 12pm to 4pm to celebrate the 15th Annual Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day.  The Osborne Homestead Museum, one of fourteen members of the prestigious Connecticut’s Historic Gardens, will provide guided tours of the museum and its gardens. Visitors can enjoy tours of the lovely Colonial Revival gardens and go to a potpourri station to make scented sachets.  All materials will be supplied, and there will be no fee. After strolling through the gardens, visitors can tour the historic house museum where they will learn about Frances Osborne Kellogg’s love of flowers and land conservation.  Complimentary museum and garden tours will be offered every half hour beginning at noon. 

Connecticut’s Historic Gardens increases the awareness of the state’s unique historic sites and gardens and offers visitors an opportunity to explore a variety of historic garden styles.  For more information about Connecticut’s Historic Gardens, go to www.cthistoricgardens.org.  The Osborne Homestead Museum, a facility of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, is open for free guided tours on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sundays from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  It is located at 500 Hawthorne Avenue off of Rte. 34 in Derby.  For additional information call (203) 734-2513 or email donna.kingston@ct.gov.

Admission: Free
Osborne Homestead Museum
500 Hawthorne Ave.
Derby
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