Walking Tour of Norwich

Enjoy scenic Norwich, Vermont, with a stroll back in time along Main Street.

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First Wednesdays

The season kicks off on October 7

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The Holidays at NHS

Beginning November 22nd

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historywomen72circleBringing History To Life Workshop
Norwich Historical Society’s workshop series has been rescheduled for early 2016.. Learn more…


farming72circleCycles of Change: Farming in Norwich
A story of our rich agricultural heritage. Learn more…


Our regular open hours are:

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10am-4pm
Saturdays, 10am-Noon  (June – October)

Please note: Unexpected (and unavoidable) closures do occur; if you are traveling to visit us, it is recommended you call or email in advance so we may be sure to accommodate you:
802-649-0124  /  info@norwichhistory.org

If you are planning to do research at the Society, an appointment is highly recommended so that staff or a volunteer can be available to assist.

About Us

Welcome to the Norwich Historical Society. Our mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the town of Norwich, the Lewis House and the collections therein, and to foster a greater sense of appreciation and respect for our shared heritage.

The Society maintains the historic 1807 Lewis House in the heart of Norwich’s historic downtown along with an extensive collection of artifacts, photos, and archives relating to the town’s history. Annual exhibits are mounted in the three spacious exhibit rooms on the first floor, and other special events are held at the Historical Society throughout the year. We have an active educational program with the Marion Cross School that brings elementary school students to the Lewis House to learn about more about history.

handicapped-accessibleNorwich Historical Society is wheelchair accessible.