Katharine Hepburn Museum

The Katharine Hepburn Museum, located in the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, is the only museum of its kind dedicated to offering an authentic view of the cultural and historical impact of Miss Hepburn and her family.  The museum showcases letters, costumes, and artifacts associated with the famed actress. Highlights include a childhood letter to Santa Claus, her earliest Actor’s Equity contract, a pair of boots from The African Queen, and her 1975 Primetime Emmy. The museum also features rotating special exhibits, as well as museum programs including Museum Talks, Collection Shares, and Kate Classic film screenings.

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, affectionately known as the Kate, is a non-profit performing arts organization located in a historic theatre/town hall on Main Street in Old Saybrook. The center opened in September of 2009 and includes a 285-seat theatre that presents work in several genres including music, theater, opera, dance, comedy, film, and a variety of children’s programming. The mission of the Kate is to present a diverse repertoire of cultural and performing arts, to provide educational opportunities in the arts, and to be a lasting legacy for America’s iconic actress.
300 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475