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Hartford, Connecticut

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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

The nation's oldest public art museum (1842). World-renowned collections include Hudson River School landscapes, Old Master paintings, modernist masterpieces, Impressionist paintings, American furniture, decorative arts, cutting-edge contemporary art. Restaurant (860-728-5989);

Hartford, CT Museums

The Connecticut Historical Society Museum

Award-winning, family-friendly, and educational exhibits, programs and events, plus a nationally significant library explore the state?

Hartford, CT Museums

Butler-McCook House & Garden & Main Street History

Hartford's oldest house, was home to four generations of Butlers and McCooks. Tours highlight the late 19th- and 20

Hartford, CT Museums

State Capitol & Legislative Office Building

Gold-domed Victorian Gothic building opened in 1878

Hartford, CT Historic Buildings

The Mark Twain House & Museum

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's possessions. National Historic Landmark. The Museum Center features fine gift shop, caf-, Ken Burns?

Hartford, CT Museums

Things to do near Hartford, CT

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Academy Hall Museum

1803 academy where sea captains learned the theory of navigation. Displays of artifacts, photographs, period rooms; changing ...

Pickin' Patch

Connecticut's tenth oldest family farm, since 1666. Pick-your-own fruits and vegetables (in season) and bedding plants (sprin...

Econo Lodge

62 deluxe rooms, TV, O pool, fitness room....

Gazebo Gardens

Over 30 gardens on four acres with unusual rock landscaping. Guided tours, available for special events, most plants in the g...