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Welcome to the online museum catalog of the Connecticut Historical Society.

Here you can search through over 8,000 objects from the Connecticut Historical Society collection, including clothing, furniture, weapons, needlework, tools, household objects, photographs, paintings, prints, drawings, and more.

Use the QUICK SEARCH box to start a search for a topic or name.

Use SEARCH and select ADVANCED to choose fields and narrow a search.

Use COLLECTIONS to browse groups of objects related by theme.

Use SIGN ON to select items to save or share with others.

This online database represents only a small percentage of our total collection, and all objects are not on view in our galleries. Please check back often, since new records and additional information and research are added every day. If you would like more information about any object or would like to see a particular object or group, just contact our Research Center at [email protected] or call (860) 236-5621.

For additional online catalogs and research tools, including catalogs of BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, and PRINTED MATERIALS, visit  

Digital Reproductions

High-quality digital files (tiffs) of most of the images in eMuseum are available for purchase at $25 apiece.  These files are suitable for reproduction in books or magazines and may also be used to produce prints suitable for framing. 

To place an order, please contact [email protected] or visit the Digital Reproductions page on our website.  Be sure to include a brief title and object number for each item that you wish to order.