Tuesday & Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 8:00pm
Friday & Saturday 1:00pm - 9:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Plus additional hours on evenings & weekends
for special events -- please see our calendar.
The Storyteller's Cottage is located at
750 Hopmeadow Street in Simsbury, Connecticut
between Joe Pizza and Eno Hall.
Plenty of free parking is available on the street in front of our house, and behind the Fiddler's Green Shops on Wilcox Street. To locate the parking lots, use 10 Wilcox Street on your GPS.
drop in activities
TAKE A TOUR
of our historic 1896 house and
challenge yourself to complete our Scavenger Hunt
to win a prize! Tours and hunts are free.
STAY FOR TEA
Enjoy a variety of herbal teas or flavored coffees with a lovely plate of dessert in our charming English Kitchen bistro by the fireplace. Just $1 per cup and $1 per treat.
MAKE A CRAFT
Pick up a Literary Craft Kit and make a beautiful item from old book pages! Options vary, but may include paper roses, secret book vaults, holiday ornaments and more.
Just $5 per kit.
READ OR WRITE
Find your favorite quiet nook, choose a book from our shelves, and while away the afternoon reading. Or, bring your writing project and get some work done in one of our inspiring rooms. Free - if space is available.
SHOP OUR BOOKTIQUE
Explore our tiny gift shop packed with signed books from local authors, charming literary gifts and Storyteller's Cottage logo merchandise. Check out some of the authors we love below! If you can't make it to our shop, you can pick up copies of their books on Amazon using these links.
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