Jack-O-Lantern Contest

The Glebe House Museum presents a Jack-O-Lantern contest at “ALL HOLLOW’S EVE” on Saturday, October 20th. Enter your carved pumpkin and have it displayed at "All Hollow's Eve". Prize categories include: scariest, cutest and most creative. Winners will receive a $25 gift card. Winners will be announced at event. Carved pumpkins must be brought to the Glebe House by 12 pm on Oct 20th and will be judged that evening. Entries may be dropped off: Thursday (18) & Friday (19)10-4 pm & Saturday (20) 9-12 at the Glebe House Museum, 49 Hollow Rd, Woodbury, CT. Entry fee: $2 Per Entry/Pumpkin All Proceeds Directly Benefit the Glebe House Museum. For more information: Call: 203-263-2855 or email:office@

Fall Volunteer Opportunities at the Glebe

All Hollow’s Eve is coming! Saturday, October 20th, 2018 5:30 – 9:00 PM Rain Date: Saturday, October 27th Preparations have already begun for our legendary cemetery tour and haunted museum. It takes 80+ volunteers to make this event possible and we would love for you to be part of the fun! A volunteer meeting will be held, Saturday, September 29th at 2:00 pm at the Glebe House Museum. Please call 203-263-2855 to register. Cemetery rehearsal will be held on Thursday, October 18th at 4:00 pm. Volunteer experiences include: Cemetery Actors: Portray one of Woodbury’s most notable or notorious citizens. Students in grades 8-12 this is a fun way to earn community service hours! Spirit Guides: Lead

All Hollow's Eve: Cemetery Tours & Haunted Museum

The Glebe House Museum announces ALL HOLLOW’S EVE –Cemetery Tours & Haunted Museum planned for Saturday, October 20. (Rain Date: October 27) This one night only event is sure to bring out the ghost, goblins and other scary creatures that go bump in the night, and is guaranteed to cause nightmares in even the bravest souls. Led by lantern light through a trail of luminaries, attendees will tour the ancient cemetery with their spirit guide visiting the final resting places of some of Woodbury’s notable and not-so notable residents. You will walk amongst the dead in burying grounds over 350 years old and hear stories of those mortal remains that lie beneath your feet as their spirits rise for

Witchcraft in Colonial Connecticut

The Glebe House Museum will be kicking off the fall season of events with a brand new program; “Witchcraft in Colonial Connecticut”. Linda Barr-Gale will present the history and origins of the witch hunts in Colonial Connecticut, told from the voice of Moll Cramer, Woodbury’s very own infamous resident witch (or was she?)! The keeping room of this historic house will come alive as Ms. Barr-Gale shares stories of other notable witches and tales about those who were hung for witchcraft. She will bring to light the heroes of the time and answer audience questions; all with a touch of humor! Colonial treats and refreshments will be served. (Recipes will be available) Linda Barr-Gale is a long ti

Marshall Children Young Docents

JOIN THE MARSHALL CHILDREN AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AT THE GLEBE HOUSE MUSEUM AND BE A PART OF HISTORY THAT LIVES! Woodbury: Become part of living history at the Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden - join the Marshall Children Young Docent Program. Here is your chance to really learn about what life was like for families who lived here in Connecticut during the Revolutionary War. You will learn to conduct guided tours of the museum in period costumes and will be taught candle making, quill writing and other colonial crafts so that you might teach them to other children. You will be doing colonial cooking, visiting area museums, and have lots of fun immersed in the history of the hist

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49 Hollow Road

Woodbury, CT 06798

203-263-2855 office@glebehousemuseum.org


*Please note: For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers the Museum is open by reservation only. Guided Tours will be made available on select, Friday, Saturday and Sunday dates. 

Tickets for scheduled dates are available at: Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/glebe-house-museum-guided-tours-tickets-118175017659

*See our calendar page for available dates.

The Gertrude Jekyll Garden:  Open year round, 7 days per week, dawn-dusk, for self-guided tours.

*Please follow proper "social distancing" when visiting. 

Museum Admission:


Children under 12: Free

Garden Suggested Donation - $2.00

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