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Mystic Seaport
Mystic Seaport Top Attraction!
Museum in Mystic, CT USA

Mystic Seaport is the nation's leading maritime museum, offering programs and activities for all ages, including historic tall ships, a planetarium, a working shipyard and fun, educational exhibits. Mystic Seaport is the nation's leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, the Museum is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels,including the Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world.


Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden
Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Bethlehem, CT USA

House embodies the different passions of two individuals. The Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden embodies the dramatically different passions of two extraordinary individuals. Bethlehem pastor Joseph Bellamy, a renowned leader of the Great Awakening, the emotional religious revival of the 1740s, built the house around 1754.

Bruce Museum
Bruce Museum things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Museum in Greenwich, CT USA

Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum. Consistently voted the "Best Museum" by area media, the Bruce Museum is a regionally based, world-class institution highlighting art, science and natural history in more than a dozen changing exhibitions annually.

Bruce Museum
Bruce Museum things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Museum in Greenwich, CT USA

Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum Consistently voted the "Best Museum" by area media, the Bruce Museum is a regionally based, world-class institution highlighting art, science and natural history in more than a dozen changing exhibitions annually.

Bruce Museum
Bruce Museum things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Museum in Greenwich, CT USA

Explore Art and Science The Bruce Museum is a cultural destination in downtown Greenwich, Connecticut, with in view of the Long Island Sound.


Butler-McCook House & Garden
Butler-McCook House & Garden things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Museum in Hartford, CT USA

For 189 years, home to 4 generations of the same family. For 189 years the Butler-McCook House & Garden was home to four generations of a family who participated in, witnessed and recorded the evolution of Main Street between the American Revolution and the mid-twentieth century.

Connecticut Antique Machinery Association
Connecticut Antique Machinery Association things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Kent, CT USA

Antique machinery museum (industrial, agricultural, mining) The Connecticut Antique Machinery Association is a non-profit museum dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and demonstration of antique machinery from our industrial and agricultural past.

Digging into the Past; Archaeology in Connecticut
Digging into the Past; Archaeology in Connecticut things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Washington, CT USA

New Exhibit Did you know that Connecticut contains thousands of archaeological sites spanning 10,000 years? These sites provide insights on important stories about Connecticut’s cultural heritage not found in history books.

Gunn Historical Museum
Gunn Historical Museum things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Washington, CT USA

Local history museum featuring rotating exhibits The Gunn Memorial Museum presents an ever-changing view of local history in one of the most beautiful locations in Connecticut.


Hempsted Houses
Hempsted Houses things to do on a rainy day in Mystic Country, CT
Museum in New London, CT USA

One of New England's oldest and best-documented houses. The 1678 Joshua Hempsted House is one of New England's oldest and best-documented dwellings.

Mississippian Pottery
Mississippian Pottery things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Washington, CT USA

Mississippian Peoples and Their Pottery A new cultural period known as the Mississippian began around AD 700 in the central Mississippi Valley and spread throughout Southeastern North America.

Observe the Living Traditions of Indian New England
Observe the Living Traditions of Indian New England things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Washington, CT USA

Village Interpreter Program For the fourth consecutive year, IAIS will present the Village Interpreter Program beginning June 28 and running through August 31.

Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden
Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden things to do on a rainy day in Connecticut
Museum in Suffield, CT USA

Home of two wealthy 18th century Connecticut families. The luxurious lifestyle enjoyed by two wealthy 18th century Connecticut Valley families-until their fortunes collapsed-is displayed in the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden. Merchant Shem Burbank built the house in 1861.

Railroad Museum of New England & Naugatuck Railroad Co
Railroad Museum of New England & Naugatuck Railroad Co things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Thomaston, CT USA

Scenic train ride on the Naugatuck Railroad The Nauguatuck Railroad’s scenic round trip excursions are an entertaining mix of relaxing river valley scenery and our rich transportation history.

Skitch Henderson Museum at Hunt Hill Farm
Skitch Henderson Museum at Hunt Hill Farm things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in New Milford, CT USA

Collections and artifacts of the legendary Skitch Henderson The Skitch Henderson Museum offers a window on the life, career, and pursuits of its creator, Skitch Henderson. Within it are portions of the Henderson American Music Archive and carefully chosen pieces from the holdings of the Hunt Hill Farm Trust.

The Institute for American Indian Studies
The Institute for American Indian Studies things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Washington, CT USA
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Native American Museum and Research Center

The New England Carousel Museum
The New England Carousel Museum things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Bristol, CT USA

95 Riverside Ave., Rt. 72. Magical place for individuals and groups. Guided tours, group tours, facility rental, birthday parties, gift shop and youth group sleepovers.

Keeler Tavern Museum
Keeler Tavern Museum things to do on a rainy day in Litchfield Hills, CT
Museum in Ridgefield, CT USA

House Musem 1713-present The Keeler Tavern Museum has been a farmhouse,tavern and stagecoach stop, a busy hotel for travelers and summer guests, the home of a noted architect and his family, and since 1966 a museum.

The New Canaan Historical Society
The New Canaan Historical Society things to do on a rainy day in Danbury, CT
Museum in New Canaan, CT USA

New Canaan history dating back to the 1700's Founded in 1889, the New Canaan Historical Society brings together and arranges the historical events of the town of New Canaan and its families' genealogical records to collect relics of the past and form a library and museum.


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