History Talks & Events @ the NBIM

History Talks is a series of programs presented by the New Britain Industrial Museum on life and work in the Hardware City and the Nutmeg State. These programs are presented either in the Industrial Museum or at another location such as the New Britain Public Library, the Downtown District’s Visitor Center or in the Community Room at the New Britain Police Station. Please check back, this listing will be updated as programs are added.


MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED FROM 7/31 UNTIL MID SEPTEMBER WHILE WE MOVE TO NEW SPACE AT 59 W. MAIN STREET


September 2017

Sunday September 17 | 1:00 pm | Jimmy Golon ~ Redevelopment & the Highway
An illustrated talk on the redevelopment of New Britain, the building of the highway and the impact on the City.  Note new place and time.
Community Room | New Britain Police Department | 10 Chestnut St | New Britain 

October 2017

Thursday October 19 | 6:30 pm | Jimmy Golon ~ New Britain in 1972
A virtual tour of life and work in the Hardware City of the World in 1972
New Britain Public Library Community Room | 20 High St | New Britain

November 2017

Thursday November 16 | 6:30 pm | Jimmy Golon ~ New Britain Now & Then
A virtual tour of New Britain past and present
New Britain Public Library Community Room | 20 High St | New Britain