The Prudence Crandall Museum

1 S. Canterbury Rd.
Canterbury, CT 06331-0058- Map It
(860) 546-7800

AAA Editor Notes

The Prudence Crandall Museum is on the Canterbury Green at SRs 14 and 169 (1 S. Canterbury Rd.). The museum occupies the 1805 house in which Prudence Crandall conducted an academy for young African-American women 1833-34. An elaborate entrance doorway and a second-floor Palladian window are among the house's Federal-style architectural features. Permanent and changing exhibits chronicle the lives and legacies of Crandall and her African-American students, as well as themes of women's and local history. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$6; $4 (ages 6-17, ages 60+ and students with ID).
Hours: Wed.-Sun. 10-4, May-early Nov.; by appointment rest of year. Last ticket sold 30 minutes before closing. Closed July 4. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.