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Stamford History Center

1508 High Ridge Rd., Stamford, CT 06903

"The Stamford History Center, the municipal historian of Stamford, is an educational and research institution whose primary functions are to collect, conserve, interpret, and share artifacts and information relating to greater Stamford, to engage citizens in the telling of their stories." The center hosts temporary exhibitions and maintains a large Costumes & Textiles collection with items dating back to the 1700's. It also maintains a research library and the historic Hoyt Barnum House. The latter was built in the late 1600s and relocated to the center's campus in 2016.