The Canton Historical Museum is now a proud member of the Blue Star Program.  Active Military personnel and their families have free admission to the Canton Historical Society. 


The Canton Historical Museum will be closed from Sunday, March 15, 2020 through April 2020 due to the present health situation.  All events, including the Wine Tasting Event scheduled for March 27th, will be canceled for now and rescheduled at a later date.  The situation will be reassessed at the end of the month.  If it is determined the museum should remain closed for longer, we will post notices on this page and on the calendar page.  If you need to contact someone at the museum, please use the e-mail links provided on the contact page.  The appropriate person will respond to your e-mail as soon as possible.  If you had a group tour scheduled, please contact the museum to reschedule. 

Special One-Of-A-Kind Item

MELODEON FOR SALE - Flat top mellodeon by Carhart, the inventor of melodeons. Patent, label says patented Dec. 28th 1846, Reissued June 24th 1856. Manufactured by Needham & Co., 92 W. 93rd St., NYC.
Made of Brazilian Cherry, with book-matched panels.

Asking Price $300. Must be picked up at :
Canton Historical Museum, 11 Front Street, Collinsville, CT 06019
To purchase or to arrange a showing call the museum at 860-693-2793 and ask for Kathy Jenkins, or e-mail the librarian on our contact page.  To see a picture of the melodeon visit our gift shop page.

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