A Trolley Ride to Suburban Park                                          October 20 – 11:30 am – 3:00 pm 

The Unionville Museum and the Unionville Historic District Commission are sponsoring “A Trolley Ride to Suburban Park”.  There will be free trolley rides with stops at the Unionville Museum, Suburban Park and the newly renovated Wood-n-Tap.  Join us that day to ride the trolley, view the Museum’s Suburban Park exhibit, tour Suburban Park or enjoy free carousel rides at Lions Pool Park.  There will be food, music and more.  No need to register just come and join us!  Visitors can park in pubic lots throughout downtown Unionville.  Heavy rain cancels the event.  Check this website or call the Museum at 860 673-2231 to confirm any cancellation.  

Lead sponsors of the event are the Farmington Community Chest and the Lions Clubs.  Numerous other local businesses have donated funds and services to make the event possible.  The event was inspired by the revitalization of Suburban Park, coordinated by Eagle Scout Timothy D. Germano, Troop 170.

See our Events page for more information. 

Current Exhibits – July 21 – October 27

Our current exhibits showcase the accomplishments of local students.  One exhibit takes a look back at Unionville’s Suburban Park and Timothy Germano’s amazing Eagle Scout project.  The other celebrates history in the making: the 2019 CIAC Boys Basketball State Championship won by the Farmington team this past March.  

A Stroll through Suburban Park:  Unionville’s Hidden Gem

Suburban Park, a trolley park that operated from 1895 to 1905, is a unique piece of Unionville history.  This exhibit will celebrate the history of the Park and showcase the work recently done to to clear the trails and install informational markers.  See our exhibit page for more information.  The project was led by a local Eagle Scout, Timothy Germano, who chose this project because he felt there was “a story to be told about this beautiful hidden gem of Unionville” and he wanted to “create something that would be sustainable, would bring visitors to our town and give enjoyment to nature lovers.”  Open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm as noted below.

2019 Farmington Boys Basketball State Champions:  an historic win for a community that believed

This exhibit will honor the team and showcase everything from memorabilia to a unique interactive hands on display.  See our exhibit page for more information on this amazing team, their victory and the support they received from our community.  Open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm as noted below.

Unique Unionville Throw Available Now

Our custom-designed multi-colored,  70″ x 70″ cotton afghan throw features 12 of Unionville’s iconic buildings.  It is perfect for gift giving, or to enjoy for yourself!  Those who purchase a throw will not only receive a quality keepsake but will be supporting the mission of the Museum.

You can order a throw by calling the Museum at (860) 673-2231 and leaving a message or by completing an Order Form and mailing it with a check to the Unionville Museum, 15 School Street, Unionville, 06085.  The cost of the afghan is $50.  It can be mailed for a shipping cost of $15.00.   If you have already placed an order and would like to pick it up, please call  (860) 676-4425 to make those arrangements.  

2019 Souvenir Calendar             

Copies of the 2019 calendar are still available at the Museum Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 2:00-4:00 p.m. whenever there is an exhibit.  They are also on sale at George’s Pizza and Farmington Town Hall.  To order by mail simply send a note to the Unionville Museum, 15 School Street, Unionville, CT  06085, include a check for $10.00 to the Unionville Museum and let us know where you would like it sent. We also deliver locally, just call and leave a message at 860 673-2231. 


Our 35th Annual Membership Appeal was sent out to existing members in April.  We would like to thank in advance all who renew their membership in this our 35th year.  Your support allows us to maintain our free admissions policy, to produce quality exhibits like last year’s look back at Unionville in World War I and to continue our collaboration with Unionville’s schools.  If you have not yet become a member, please consider joining.  Just click here to access our membership form, and mail it in along with your check.  

Museum Hours & Directions

The Unionville Museum, 15 School Street, Unionville is open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays,  2:00 – 4:00 p.m.,  from July 21st through October 27th.  If  you would like to schedule a group visit, please call the Museum (860) 673-2231 and leave a message or contact us through this website.  Someone will get back to you to make those arrangements.

Unionville Museum Directions.