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NEW! The Stowe House Preservation Tour

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the $3.3 million preservation project in the Stowe House, a National Historic Landmark


Preservation Tour


The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center presents Stowe House Preservation Tours, guided talks and tours of the $3.3 million preservation project in the 1871 Stowe House, a National Historic Landmark.

Offered for a limited time through spring 2017.

Preservation Tours will be offered at 3 PM on the following Saturdays in 2016: Stowe House

September 10
October 8
November 12
December 10





*What kind of work is taking place in the Stowe House?
*How does an organization plan for a $3.3 million preservation project in a National Historic Landmark?
*How did the Stowe Center pack and move historic collections including furniture, paintings and decorative arts items?
*What does research show about the Stowe House interior during the author’s residence from 1873-1896?

Admission: $12 per person. Group tours also offered by advance reservation.

Tickets for 3 PM September 10

Tickets for 3 PM October 8

Stowe House preservation, taking place through spring 2017, includes a new climate management system, state-of-the-art fire detection and suppression, restoration of historic windows, and new carpeting and wallpapers. In addition, select paintings and furnishings owned by Stowe are undergoing conservation treatment.

More information about Stowe House Preservation


Questions: 860-522-9258, x317 or Info@StoweCenter.org