Introductory Tour

Our guided introductory tour provides a brief overview of the village’s history, properties and collections.

The goal is to provide context and meaning that will enhance your visit.  The introductory tour begins at 10:30 a.m. in the Visitor Center at Hall Tavern and is included with paid admission. (Weather dependent.)

300 Years of Change in Deerfield

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 years of history through the furnishings and decoration of seven rooms.