Restored 19th-century schoolhouse contains maps, photographs, implements and clothes, diorama of the Farmington Canal all relating to 1830
Farm and exotic animals, wildlife, trail system, pond, weather station and gardens;
Permanent exhibit on the history of Connecticut clockmaking and the Industrial Revolution, housed in an 1801
Exhibits represent the finest pieces of antique carousel art in existence. The Bristol Center for Arts and Culture features three galleries that include fine art exhibits. ?The Museum of Fire History?
Explore a world of wonder and imagination at this hands-on interactive museum for children age 10 and under. Education programs, camps, family events. Original 1940
Old-time fire trucks (1850-1967)
Three-mile round trip ride on antique trolleys. Tour the Visitor'
Living history center focused on 1642-1810. National Historic Landmark c.1720
National Historic Landmark. Colonial Revival style house (1901) set on 150
Former Town Hall (c. 1840) displays local history, early industry, Native American artifacts, changing exhibits; genealogical and research library. Adjacent to old town cemetery (1690)
1732 Abijah Rowe House; 1790 Weed-Enders House with museum store, genealogy library; 1870 Cooley School; 1914
Elaborate Victorian (1874) mansion with rare interiors by Louis Comfort Tiffany (1881) was the author's home for 17 years (1874-1891). 19 furnished rooms including many of Twain'
Educational facility, tours and hands-on exhibits on solid waste management and recycling, including the "Temple of Trash;"
Award-winning, family-friendly, and educational exhibits, programs and events, plus a nationally significant library explore the state?
Oldest State House in the nation. Restored 1796 National Historic Landmark. An interactive audio tour explores the historic rooms and the site. Experience the multi-media exhibit "
Instruments and medications used from the 18th- to the 20
Connecticut's 1662 Royal Charter, Colt collection of firearms, changing exhibits, portraits of Connecticut's governors. Permanent exhibit ?Connecticut Collections.?
Hartford's oldest house, was home to four generations of Butlers and McCooks. Tours highlight the late 19th- and 20
Her words changed the world with "Uncle Tom's Cabin," the groundbreaking anti-slavery novel (1852). Tour the Victorian Gothic home (1871), the Katharine Seymour Day House (1884)
The nation's oldest public art museum (1842)
Located in turn-of-the-century firehouse with hand- and horse-pulled firefighting equipment, 1860 steam fire engine, 1915
Over 5,000 American works of art from 1740 to the present. Works by Benton, Cassatt, Church, Cole, LeWitt, Sargent, Stuart, Whistler, and Wyeth;
Exhibits of Americana, different cultures, children'
1803 academy where sea captains learned the theory of navigation. Displays of artifacts, photographs, period rooms; changing exhibits on local and state history;
Period rooms and interactive exhibition galleries illustrate the use of the Captain Elisha Phelps house as an inn from 1786 to 1849
Displays of artifacts and history of "Tobacco Valley."
History of electronic communications from telegraphs of the late 1800s to radio to television. Over 750
A 22-acre park with 1840 house and 1826 brick barn contain period artifacts. Site of Connecticut'
Largest aviation museum in the Northeastern U.S. 80