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Allias Bushnell House Tour

We welcome your visits, your inquiries, your special requests, and your ideas.

Visit us.

At Lee's Academy
14 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison, on the Green

The MHS Exhibition Gallery at Lee's Academy (Lower Level) is open seasonally from early June through late August and for occasional special events throughout the year. Check our calendar for hours, dates, and details.

The Madison Historical Society's headquarters and administrative offices and library at Lee's Academy (Upper Level) are open year-round, except that we are generally closed in the last two weeks in December. Our office hours are generally Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:00 to 1:00 p.m. Please note that the upper level is not accessible by wheelchair.

At the Allis-Bushnell House, Garden, and Tool Annex
853 Boston Post Road, Madison

Our historic home in the downtown village district houses our collections. Period rooms are set up to represent five historic periods in Madison history. Currently, we are open for special events days only (see our Calendar for dates and details) or for special tours for groups by special advance arrangement.

Call us.
(203) 245-4567.
If we are unable to answer your call, please leave a detailed message on our answering machine.
We will return your call as soon as possible, generally within 72 hours.

Write to us.
Letters of inquiry or comment are welcomed.
Madison Historical Society
P. O. Box 17
Madison, CT 06443

E-mail us.
To reach our office manager with general inquiries or to send notices and information that may be of interest to our members, please at

To reach our director, write to

If you would like us to mail you a membership form, a volunteer form, a brochure, or an application for the MHS Historic House Plaque program, please call or us or send a letter with your full name and mailing address.

If you have a research question about an aspect of Madison history or an artifact in our collection, please call, write, or . Our collections manager will assist you in any way she can or will direct you to another source of assistance. Researchers are also welcome to use our small non-lending library of history and genealogy materials. Please call in advance to arrange your visit.

If you have an item to donate, please call or write with a detailed description of the item.
We will contact you at our earliest convenience.
Want to donate? Click here to find out more.

Madison Historical Society
14 Meetinghouse Lane
Madison, CT 06443-3155