• About the Tour
    The 65th Annual Open House Day Tour of Litchfield to benefit the Connecticut Junior Republic (CJR) will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, rain or shine. Conducted by the Litchfield Aid of CJR, an auxiliary volunteer organization established for the sole purpose of supporting the Connecticut Junior Republic, this year's tour will feature five homes of historic and architectural significance. The self-guided tour also includes additional points of interest and begins on the Town's historic Green, which is located in the Borough of Litchfield. Famous for its grand and elegant homes, Litchfield's historic district has been described as "the finest surviving example of a typical late 18th Century New England town," and offers visitors many opportunities for walking, fine dining and shopping in a quintessential New England town.
  • Day of the Tour
    Tickets can be purchased on the day of the tour at The Green for $35.00 each adults and children (no charge for infants). All major credit cards accepted with the exception of American Express.
  • Group Tours
    Special rates available for tour groups that reserve a minimum of 20 tickets in advance. Please call 860-567-9423, extension 278 to reserve.
  • Where to Go
    Arrive at The Green in the center of town to pick-up your tickets if they are being held, program guide with the map of houses and historical landmarks on the tour. Click here for a map of the Village of Litchfield
  • For More ticket information
    Please Call (860)567-9423 between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm
  • On the Tour
    The Litchfield History Museum and The Tapping Reeve House and Law School, recognized as the first law school of America, is also included in the admission price of the Tour. The History Museum is featuring a new exhibition, The Hour of Conflict, which opened April 14th. This exhibition examines the ways in which the American Civil War impacted the residents of Litchfield, CT in the 1860s. The Museum will also be featuring a juried art show sponsored by Litchfield Visual Arts.
  • Enjoy Lunch at The Connecticut Junior Republic
    Visitors may enjoy lunch at the Connecticut Junior Republic for $7.00 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM. A choice of a seafood salad or smoked turkey and Swiss cheese sandwich plate, including pasta salad, brownie, and iced tea, will be offered. Refer to the program guide for directions to CJR (Rte. 63).

This quintessential New England town offers visitors many
opportunities for walking, fine dining and shopping.
Experience the history & the beauty!

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