Her words changed the world.

Stowe's Birthday & CT Open House Day

Stowe's Birthday and CT Open House Day
Launch of the NEW Stowe House Tour
June 10    10 AM - 5 PM
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Free Tours for Hartford Residents

Stowe House

Celebrate the National Historic Landmark Stowe House as it opens for the season with a new interactive tour.

-Learn what compelled Stowe to write the anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.
-Connect the past to the present as you discuss 19th century social issues that resonate today.
-See new exhibits showcasing the impact of Stowe's most famous novel
-Leave feeling inspired that you can create positive change.




10 AM - 5 PM

Discounted Stowe House Tours:

Adults: $10 -- Seniors & Students: $8 -- Children: $6

Buy tickets in the Stowe Visitor Center. The first tour steps off at 10:20 AM and the last at 4 PM.

Free Family Activities, kids games and painting


11 AM - 4 PM Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides (weather permitting)

Noon: Opening Ceremony: Ribbon Cutting & Remarks

In the afternoon: "Meet" Harriet Beecher Stowe and enjoy live music

Noon - 2 PM Free Chet's Italian Ice 

2:15 PM Award Presentation to CT History Day winners for "Outstanding Entry in Women's History" 

2:30 PM Free Cake in Honor of H.B. Stowe's 206th Birthday  


11 AM-2 PM  Southern Belle Soul Food 


Come celebrate!

Tours Free for Hartford Residents


More great CT Open House Day activities just next door at The Mark Twain House and Museum