Band instruments from bands in Canton 

The children's room

Examples of Collins Company axes

Examples of Collins Company axes, adzes, knives and more

A pre-electricity kitchen with a wood stove and pump vacuum cleaner

An 1854 Button fire engine pulled by men.  It was last used when Sam Collins' house burned in 1912.

A diorama of the Collins Company in its prime circa 1940

The Simonds Collection

Photography exhibit depicting Charles Harrington, a well known local photographer.

Examples of Collins Company ceremonial swords, knives, and machetes

More examples of farm tools 

The Basement

The General Store and Apothecary

The Main Floor

Native American artifacts found in Canton

Wooden farm-made plows and metal Collins Company plows

A replica of a 1700s blacksmith shop

Some of the exhibits you will find at the Museum 

The third floor is home to the Farmington Valley Railroad Society.  Come visit the wonderful train layout

Examples of farm plows 

A bellows for stoking the fire actually used in the Collins Company 

A replica of an 1800s barbershop


The Bridal parlor

A 1700 wooden peg loom for weaving cloth