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Old Manchester Museum (1859)


category : Museums
Local historical artifacts including Pitkin Glass Works, Cheney Brothers Silk Mills, Bon Ami Soap Co., military memorial. Manchester Sports Hall of Fame, research and genealogy library, gift shop.


Admission: Adults $2, children (16 and under) free.
Address: 126 Cedar St.
I-384 Ex. 3
Phone: (860) 647-9983

Come visit us in Manchester, Connecticut

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Little Theatre of Manchester

Presenting plays and musicals; other performances include folk, jazz, classical music, cajun, zydeco, and blues; cultural events and family programs. 1867

Manchester, CT Theatres


The Mansion Inn B&B

Once mansion home to the Cheneys, Connecticut's silk barons, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located in Historic District. Five rooms, fireplace, private bath, a/

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Fire Museum

Located in turn-of-the-century firehouse with hand- and horse-pulled firefighting equipment, 1860 steam fire engine, 1915

Manchester, CT Museums

Manchester Historical Society

Cheney Homestead (c.1785), home of Timothy Cheney, clockmaker, and birthplace of the brothers who founded the silk industry. Features gallery of engravings, portraits, quilts, grandfather clocks, antique furniture. The Keeney Schoolhouse, 1751

Manchester, CT Historic Homes

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