Homestead museum opens for the season with tours

The state-run Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby will reopen for its 32nd season on Saturday, May 2.

Guided tours will introduce visitors to the extraordinary life of Frances Osborne Kellogg and to her collection of antiques and fine art in the Colonial Revival house.

Visitors can stroll among the flowering trees, fragrant shrubs, and flowers of the Kellogg Estate gardens. There is no admission fee, but donations are accepted.

The Osborne Homestead Museum and the Kellogg Environmental Center are at 500 Hawthorne Ave., off Route 34 in Derby.

For information call 203-734-2513.