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Things To Do

Looking to explore and get reacquainted with the area, there are loads of things to do in Connecticut! Many of them are free (most offer Senior Citizen discounts too but, be sure to ask). Some are VERY entertaining; others are educational; and, many are, well, just plain fun!! Below are listed about a dozen-and-a-half things-to-do that may tickle your fancy. So go and enjoy!
 
CT Trolley Museum
58 North Road, East Windsor, CT
860-627-6540 
 
Wadsworth Athenaeum Art Museum
600 Main St., Hartford, CT
860-278-2670
 
Mark Twain House/Museum
351 Farmington Ave Hartford, CT
860-280-3154
 
Harriet Beecher Stowe House
77 Forest St.,
Hartford, CT
860-522-9258
 
CT Science Center
250 Columbus Blvd. Hartford, CT
860-724-3623
 
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
1000 West Columbus Avenue
West Springfield, MA
413-781-6500
 
Essex Steam Train/Riverboat
1 Railroad Ave
 Essex, CT 860-767-0103
 
Foxwoods Resort and Casino
Mashantucket, CT (SE of Norwich)
800-369-9663
 
Mohegan Sun Casino
Uncasville, CT
888-226-7711
 
Mystic Seaport
75 Greenmanville Ave  
Mystic, CT
860-572-5302
 
Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd.

Mystic, CT

860-572-5955
 
Submarine Force Museum
Naval Submarine Base
Groton, CT  
860-448-0893
 

New England Air Museum

36 Perimeter Road

Windsor Locks, CT  06096

(860) 623-3305
 
New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT  06052
(860) 229-0257
 
1890 Street cars and 3 mile ride
 
 
 
Oldest public art museum in the U.S.
 
 
 
Twain family lived here from 1874-91
 
 
 Stowe family lived here 33 years from 1871.  It's next door to Twain Home.
 
 
 
150 hands-on exhibits for children and adults.
 
 
 
Exhibits on history and people of the sport
 
 
 
 
Steam train rides along Ct. River/ Return Boat ride down the river.
 
 
 
 Major casino and resort complex.
 
 
 
Major casino and resort complex.
 
 
 
Re-created 19th century coastal community / whaling and maritime history.
 
 
 
Marine aquarium and exhibits.
 
 
 
 
US Submarine Museum and tour of the USS Nautilus, first nuclear powered submarine.
 
 
 
Three hangers of neat, vintage aircraft.
 
 
 
 
Nationally renown museum of modern American art numbering more than 10,236 works. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$8/adult
 
 
 
$5/adult
 
 
 
$15/adult
 
 
 
$9/adult
 
 
 
 
$17/adult
 
 
 
$15/adult
 
 
 
 
$26 /adult
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
$24/adult
 
 
 
$26/adult
 
 
 
 
 
Free
 
 
 
 
Adults, $11.00
Seniors,$10.00
 
 
Adults, $10.00
Seniors, $9.00
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