Welcome to the Leffingwell House Museum (Circa 1675), one of the finest restored examples of New England Colonial architecture which shows the architectural development common to CT. Starting as a two room home that evolved into a pre-Revolutionary Tavern. By 1776 it was the elegant home of a Norwich Patriot. The house is filled with a fascinating assortment of pieces representative of its architectural evolution. Interpreters use displays of artifacts, dating from the founding of Norwich in 1659 through the Civil War, to evoke the lifestyle of early America.
The Museum is open Saturdays, April through October, 11am-4pm, $5
Visitors to this living museum catch a glimpse of early 18th century life. By the mid 18th century what was built as a simple two room house in 1675 had evolved into an elegant home. The house is filled with a fascinating assortment of pieces representative of its architectural evolution.