Museum Events

The museum hosts recurring programs, fundraisers, as well as special one time events. For information about our upcoming programs check out the Gunn’s event calendar.

Click here to register for any of the following programs or call the Museum at 860-868-7756.

Upcoming Events:                                                           

History of the Shepaug Railroad

Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 6:30 pm

At Washington Senior Center, 6 Bryan Hall Plaza, Washington Depot, CT 

Col. Donald A. Woodworth, Jr., USAF (Ret.), will give an illustrated presentation on the history of the Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad, which served Washington Depot from 1871-1948. This presentation will be held at the former Washington Depot railroad station, known today as the Washington Senior Center.

Opening Reception

Saturday, August 17, 2019, 1-3pm

At Gunn Historical Museum

Explore an exciting new long-term exhibit about the unique people, places, and events that have shaped Washington’s rich history. To learn more, please read our press release.

Registration is requested. Please register here. Parking is limited; please consider carpooling.

Heritage Walk – Museum Tour

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Registration required.

Tour #1:  1-2pm, 15 per tour
Tour #2:  3-4 pm, 15 per tour

At Gunn Historical Museum

This tour is being offered in collaboration with the Housatonic Heritage Area. Stephen Bartkus, Curator, will lead a tour of the new long-term exhibit “Washington, CT – An American Story”.