Connecticut Open House at Osborne Homestead Museum
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The Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby, Connecticut will participate in the 17th annual Connecticut Open House, a statewide celebration of art, history and tourism, on Saturday June 12 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This year’s open house will be different and fun! During this full-day event, the museum will host a special in-person exterior architecture tour and virtual interior architecture tour which can be viewed on the Department of Energy and Energy’s YouTube channel. Connecticut Environmental Protection at
Additionally, clients can take a self-guided tour of the interior of the museum. Registration is required for self-guided museum tours on the Eventbrite registration page at https: //www.eventbrite.com/e/s …. Tickets for the self-guided museum tours will be available for available slots at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Please plan to be at the entrance to the museum studio five minutes prior to your visit time to guarantee entry. Availability is limited to ten people per hour. Self-guided tours are estimated to last 45 minutes to an hour.
Explore the transformation of this modest farmhouse from the 1800s into an elegant 20th century Colonial Revival style home. Learn about Frances Osborne Kellogg’s deep attention to detail, her husband Waldo Kellogg’s architectural career, and their design influences.
The Connecticut Open House is sponsored by the Connecticut Tourism Board (COT) and is designed to educate residents about Connecticut’s exceptional art, culture and history. This special day encourages residents to become ambassadors who share their new discoveries with visiting family and friends. The Osborne Homestead Museum, operated by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, is located at 500 Hawthorne Avenue, off the road. 34 in Derby. For more information, call (203) 734-2513.