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Open House, June 8, 10AM-3PM

The Museum will participate in Connecticut's Statewide Open House Day for cultural organizations.
There will be free self-guided tours.
Also visit the Water Wheel Park (a 5-minute stroll from the Museum), and the Plymouth Historical Society at 572 Main Street

Antique Lock Show


​Each year, the show is held on the Saturday of Columbus Day weekend at  the Lyceum, 181 Main Street, Terryville, CT 06786.

Enthusiasts from all over the country come to buy, sell, and swap antiques, collectibles, and one-of-a-kind items related to locks, keys, trunks, safes, and more.

Many articles make unique home decorations or a great addition to a Steampunk outfit.

The public is welcome. Admission is free. Hours are 9AM-1PM.

Vendor tables are $40. For information on reserving a space, call 860-480-4408.

After the show, visit the Lock Museum at 230 Main Street, Terryville.

October 2024 - Lantern Tour of Downtown Terryville

In October 2024, the Lock Museum of America will host the a  Lantern Tour of downtown Terryville. Meet the ghosts of former residents. Learn about unsolved mysteries and little known histories!

Check back later this year for more information, or email to be on a mailing list.






230 Main Street

PO Box 104

Terryville, CT 06786 

Tel: 860-480-4408

2024 HOURS

 We reopen in May 2024.

We will be open on May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16, and Sept. 20 from 1:30PM -4PM.

Call 860-480-4408 to schedule a visit at other times or for more information.

Have a "SAFE" trip!



The largest collection of locks, keys, handcuffs, and ornate door hardware in the world.
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