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Joseph Carpenter Silversmith Shop

The Joseph Carpenter Silversmith Shop was built in 1772, when the Norwichtown Green was the social and commercial center of the town. Appreciate the original walls, the forge of the silversmith as well as displays of the businesses and craftsmen of Norwichtown.

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Joseph Carpenter, silversmith and clockmaker built his shop in 1772 on the Norwichtown Green when the Green was the commercial and social center of colonial Norwich. The shop is still located in the same location and is one of the few remaining frame tradesmen shops left in New England. Inside, you will see the original walls built by Carpenter, the chimney forge he used for his silversmithing, as well as displays about the other tradesmen and businesses located around the Norwichtown Green.

Pricing: $5 per person, ages 5 and under free.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, Groups Welcome

Dates of Operation: Open May-October



71 East Town Street
Norwich, CT 06360


Open May - October: Fri.-Sun 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and by appointment (contact by email).

While You're in the Neighborhood