The Berlin Historical Society Museum Exhibits & Collections relate to the rich 330+ town history, featuring industry, agriculture, buildings, residents, politics and more.
The Museum has both permanent and annually created exhibits. Many of its over 3,000 artifact collection are on display. Visit us, Saturdays 1-4, April through December, at 305 Main Street, Kensington, CT or call for an appointment at 860-828-5114.
In our Museum Exhibits & Collections you will see and learn about:
- The tin industry was started in Berlin in the 1740’s by William and Edward Pattison. They later became the first Yankee
- Simeon North, first official pistol maker of the United States Government, made over 50,000 pistols in Berlin for the army and navy;
- The infamous Leatherman made his way to Berlin every 34 days on his 365 mile loop through New York and Connecticut;
- Cheney Clocks, the Berlin Wide Awake organization, Berlin artist paintings, needlework, and much more…