Museum on the Green - Historic and Vintage Toy Exhibit

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Historical Toys Exhibit – Perfect to bring the children to see and will surely bring back your childhood memories

What is one of the main things you think about this winter and holiday season? Friends, family, gift giving and receiving, holiday cheer, holiday treats and TOYS of course!  The Historical Society of Glastonbury Museum on the Green’s newest exhibit is holiday themed and features historic and vintage toys.  The oldest toy featured in the exhibit is from circa 1850 and is a handmade chair someone made for their daughter out of twigs.  The “newest” toy, a Chinese Checker Board, dates from 1955.  Pickup sticks, tinker toys, paper dolls, books, and toy cars are just a few of the neat toys on display for a limited time.  This exhibit features all sorts of toys which children may have received for holiday gifts.  This is a perfect holiday break activity to bring the children to see and a great display for you to visit and reminisce.

All ages welcome.  Admission to Museum on the Green is FREE; donations are always welcome.  Phone 860-633-6890 or visit www.hsgct.org for events and more information.


If you’d like more information, or to schedule an interview, please call the Historical Society of Glastonbury at 860-633-6890 or email HSGlastonbury@snet.net

The Museum on the Hubbard Green is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9:00a.m – 4:00p.m, and the third Sunday of every month. Admission is FREE.

The Welles-Shipman-Ward House, also run by HSG, is open for special events through out the year and Tuesdays during the summer.

The Historical Society of Glastonbury strives to educate through the preservation and promotion of Glastonbury’s extraordinary historical legacy.  They have been instrumental in preserving and maintaining historic properties and a driving force in establishing five National Registered Historic Districts (NRHD), as well as a Local Historic District. Support comes from primarily over 490 member households, local businesses, foundations, and the State and Town.  Visit the Historical Society of Glastonbury at www.hsgct.org and on Facebook.


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