General, History, Library, Specialized
Step back in time with a visit to the American Clock & Watch Museum in America's great clockmaking town, Bristol, Conn. Hundreds of interesting and beautiful timekeepers will remind you of times past. Discover the finest collection of American manufactured clocks and watches on public display.
Art, Culture, History, Specialized
The Tort Museum takes visitors through the history of tort law and highlights precedent setting cases that affect our justice system, and daily life, today. Through interactive and traditional exhibits, visitors can discover the evolution of consumer protection, and how critical each of their voices are in upholding justice for all in this country.
Art, Children's, Culture, Library, Specialized
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry is one of America’s hidden treasures—a superb collection of over 2,500 puppets from all over the world; an archive of books, manuscripts, posters, drawings, audio-visual materials and photographs all covering the history of puppetry. It is also the new home of the Puppeteers of America’s Audio-Visual Collection: the largest collection of videotapes, films, and other media about puppetry in the United States.
Children's, Culture, Specialized
Be one of the first to see our newly renovated museum. Take a self-guided tour to view over 80,000 items of comic strip, cartoon, TV, western and advertising collectibles on display. Each exhibit shows the current market value of your old toys, although nothing is for sale. Receive a free souvenir.
General, History, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
Connecticut Ancestry Society members are responsible, ethical genealogists and family historians who share a special interest in southwestern Connecticut and its neighborhood, either by living there, or by having ancestry there, or both; who pursue genealogical scholarship through networking, educational programs, and publication of reference materials and research results; and who extend full cooperation to other genealogical organizations, record repositories, and public record custodians.
East Windsor, Connecticut
East Windsor, Connecticut
New Haven, Connecticut
The Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame, a 501(c)(3) non profit organization founded in 1993, showcases the contributions Connecticut women - well known and less famous - have made to their communities, the state and the nation. Through the hard work and the dedication of so many along the way, the Hall of Fame honors Connecticut women, preserves their stories, educates the public, and inspires the continued achievements of women and girls.
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.
West Hartford, Connecticut
History, Military, Specialized
The Museum of Fife and Drum is home to one the most unique collections of fife and drum artifacts in the world; it is a visual and musical history of America on parade, from the Revolutionary War to the present. Theme displays feature drums, fifes, military swords, music, uniforms, medals, awards and photographs.
Windsor Locks, Connecticut