Discover how the nation, the village and everyday life changed over 300 years in this 50-minute introduction to Historic Deerfield. Learn about the original English settlement and subsequent growth in a walking tour of the village center. Imagine life in Deerfield between 1725 and 1850 as your guide points out highlights of the Wells Thorn House, a unique museum that presents 125 of history through the furnishings and decoration of seven rooms.
Our guided introductory tours provide a brief overview of the village’s history, properties and collections. The goal is to provide context and meaning that will enhance your visit. Introductory tours begin at 10:30 a..m. in the Visitors Center and are included with paid admission.