Preserving Our Past for Our Future.
The Bristol Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets significant historical resources to enhance the present community and provide a historical context for future growth. Our vision, sustained by the work of staff and volunteers and supported by the generosity of the community, the Bristol Historical Society strives to: Develop and operate a vigorous center for a variety of community educational activities. Collect, preserve, and interpret a collection of local historic artifacts and records. Promote community events of historical significance with public appeal. Encourage the preservation and restoration of the community’s historical assets.
Bristol Historical Society
98 Summer Street
Bristol, Connecticut 06010
Ways You Can Help
- Wish ListBHS Wish List coming soon.
- VolunteerThere are many exciting ways to volunteer at the Bristol Historical Society. Contact Us if you are interested in joining us!
- Become a MemberClick here to become a member of the Bristol Historical Society or to renew your membership.
- Add to a CollectionBHS is always looking to gain acquisitions for our collections of Bristol related items or historical items. Click here.
1 week ago by Bristol Historical Society"Bristol Hometown in Watercolor" Opening Reception: Thursday, April 20th from 7pm-9pm. Bristol Historical Society and Bristol Art Squad are excited to announce local artist, teacher and Art Squad Captain Ashley Lodovico along with her students will be presenting Bristol through their eyes and watercolors! The public is invited to view the works displayed in the main event room at the Bristol Historical Society and enjoy light refreshments and music. Works of art are available for purchase. Gallery will also be open for viewing on Saturday, April 22, from 10-4pm.