The Stonington Historical Society is pleased to share its properties for your special occasion.

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Lighthouse Rental Information

Rental of the Lighthouse grounds includes

  • Exclusive use of the grounds east of the building right down to the water offering sweeping panoramic views of Little Narragansett Bay.
  • An outdoor water faucet and electrical outlet are available.
  • The cost of rental is determined by many factors including size of event, length of time required, and amount of set-up involved.
  • All events will require a Family membership with the Stonington Historical Society
  • For more information, contact the Site Rental Coordinator at
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The Captain Palmer House Rental Information

Rental of The Captain Palmer House includes

  • Exclusive use of the grounds, including private garden area and waterside wild garden.
  • Outdoor event capacity is 120 people.
  • Catering kitchen is available
  • The first floor of this 1850s Italianate villa is available for up to 50 people: four interconnecting rooms including parlor, dining room, spacious kitchen area, and exhibit gallery with front stair hall, side entry, and powder room. A dining table, 50 folding chairs, and two six-foot folding tables are available for your convenience. Additional furniture must be supplied by renter.
  • The site is available year-round at the discretion of staff so as not to interfere with museum activities. From May 1 through Oct 31, the house is open as a museum to visitors from 12:30 – 5:00 p.m. Hours subject to change.
  • For more information, contact the Site Rental Coordinator at