Aquarium, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
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. The permanent galleries feature the natural sciences encompassing regional to global perspectives.
West Hartford, Connecticut
Children's, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
Through hands-on, minds-open, fun experiences, The Children?s Museum engages the wonder and discovery of children and supports families as first teachers. The Museum offers free parking and is within walking distance of the many fine restaurants and shops of West Hartford Center and Blue Back Square. With its iconic mascot Conny, a 60 ft.
Archaeology, Natural History
Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Library, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
The Discovery Museum and Planetarium is a hands-on interactive museum for all ages with over sixty-five exhibit areas featuring "see, hear and touch" explorations of science, technology and ideas. Join us at Connecticut's premiere science museum and planetarium and rediscover the world around you!
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Natural History, Park, Science, Specialized
The currently operating sash-type sawmill (up and down or reciprocating motion versus a spinning circular blade) with its horizontal iron water turbine and gears dates from about 1870, but there were sawmills on the site at Lee's Brook Pond in Ledyard, CT long before then. There were references to a mill pond here from as early as the 1740s. A sawmill belonging to Nathaniel Brown II and Increase B. Stoddard stood on this site in the late 1790s.
New Haven, Connecticut
Natural History, Science
Art, Children's, History, Natural History, Science
Expanded in November 2010, our museum offers engaging and educational exhibits and experiences that give children, families and educators twice the space to discover, learn and grow. Years in the making with invaluable input from children, parents, educators, experts, engineers and designers — our exhibits are unlike anything…anywhere.