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The State of Connecticut has a variety of museums, visitor centers, and cultural attractions in the following counties.  Before visiting a museum listed on this page, be sure to check its address and hours of operation by visiting its website or contacting it. The museum may have relocated or closed, and hours of operation may be irregular. Tourist information is available at your fingertips by clicking on the Connecticut county name you are interested in visiting.

Each county is suffixed by a parenthesized value, indicating the number of listings in that county.

Connecticut Counties

Fairfield (13)
Hartford (25)
Litchfield (3)
Middlesex (3)
New Haven (7)
New London (8)
Tolland (6)
Windham (3)

Fairfield County

  • Barnum Museum
    820 Main Street
    Bridgeport, Connecticut  06604  Map
    1-203-331-1104

  • Discovery Museum
    4450 Park Avenue
    Bridgeport, Connecticut  06604  Map
    1-203-372-3521

  • Danbury Railway Museum Inc
    120 White Street
    Danbury, Connecticut  06810  Map
    1-203-778-1836
    Located in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.

  • IVES Charles Birthplace Museum
    5 Mountainville Road
    Danbury, Connecticut  06810  Map
    1-203-778-3540
    Located in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.

  • Military Museum of Southern New England
    125 Park Avenue
    Danbury, Connecticut  06810  Map
    1-203-790-9277
    Located in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.

  • Bruce Museum
    1 Museum Drive
    Greenwich, Connecticut  06830  Map
    1-203-869-0376
    Located in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.

  • Bruce Museum Seaside Center
    Tods Point
    Greenwich, Connecticut  06830  Map
    1-203-637-3515
    Located in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.

  • New Canaan Historical Society Museum House
    33 Oenoke Rdg
    New Canaan, Connecticut  06840  Map
    1-203-966-5598
    Located in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.

  • Norwalk Museum
    41 North Main Street
    Norwalk, Connecticut  06854  Map
    1-203-866-0202

  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
    303 West Avenue
    Norwalk, Connecticut  06850  Map
    1-203-899-0606

  • Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art
    258 Main Street
    Ridgefield, Connecticut  06877  Map
    1-203-438-4519
    Located in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.

  • Keeler Tavern Museum
    132 Main Street
    Ridgefield, Connecticut  06877  Map
    1-203-438-5485
    Located in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.

  • Wilton Historical Society Heritage Museum
    224 Danbury Road
    Wilton, Connecticut  06897  Map
    1-203-762-7257
    Located in the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area.

Hartford County

  • Avon Historical Society Museum
    3 East Main Street
    Avon, Connecticut  06001  Map
    1-860-678-7621
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Farmington Valley Visitors Association
    5 East Main Street Suite 3
    Avon, Connecticut  06001  Map
    1-860-676-8878
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Berlin Historical Society Museum
    305 Main Street
    Berlin, Connecticut  06037  Map
    1-860-828-5114
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • American Clock & Watch Museum
    100 Maple Street
    Bristol, Connecticut  06010  Map
    1-860-583-6070
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Family Center Museum
    110 Church Street
    Bristol, Connecticut  06010  Map
    1-860-582-7021
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Imagine Nation Children's Museum
    1 Pleasant Street
    Bristol, Connecticut  06010  Map
    1-860-314-1400
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Canton Historical Museums
    11 Front Street
    Canton, Connecticut  06019  Map
    1-860-693-2793
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Old Newgate Prison Museum
    115 Newgate Road
    East Granby, Connecticut  06026  Map
    1-860-653-3563
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Connecticut Trolley Museum
    58 North Road
    East Windsor, Connecticut  06088  Map
    1-860-627-6540
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Unionville Museum
    87 School Street
    Farmington, Connecticut  06032  Map
    1-860-673-2231
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Connecticut Historical Society Museum
    1 Elizabeth Street
    Hartford, Connecticut  06105  Map
    1-860-236-5621

  • Greater Hartford Convention & Visitors Bureau
    1 Civic Center Plaza Bsmt
    Hartford, Connecticut  06103  Map
    1-860-728-6789

  • Greater Hartford Tourism District
    31 Pratt Street
    Hartford, Connecticut  06103  Map
    1-860-244-8180

  • Trash Museum at Crra Visitors Center
    211 Murphy Road
    Hartford, Connecticut  06114  Map
    1-860-247-4280

  • New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park
    191 Farmington Avenue
    Kensington, Connecticut  06037  Map
    1-860-827-9064
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Lutz Children's Museum
    247 South Main Street
    Manchester, Connecticut  06040  Map
    1-860-643-0949
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Manchester History Museum
    175 Pine Street
    Manchester, Connecticut  06040  Map
    1-860-647-9983
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • New Britain Museum of American Art
    56 Lexington Street
    New Britain, Connecticut  06052  Map
    1-860-229-0257
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Youth Museum of New Britain
    30 High Street
    New Britain, Connecticut  06051  Map
    1-860-225-3020
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Plainville Historic Center
    29 Pierce Street
    Plainville, Connecticut  06062  Map
    1-860-747-6577
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Friends of Dinosaur Park Association
    400 West Street
    Rocky Hill, Connecticut  06067  Map
    1-860-257-7601
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Liberty Bell Museum
    63 Brookwood Drive Apt B
    Rocky Hill, Connecticut  06067  Map
    1-860-571-2996
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Barnes Museum
    85 North Main Street
    Southington, Connecticut  06489  Map
    1-860-628-5426
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Huntington House Museum
    289 Broad Street
    Windsor, Connecticut  06095  Map
    1-860-688-2004
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • New England Air Museum
    Bradley Internationa
    Windsor Locks, Connecticut  06096  Map
    1-860-623-3305
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

Litchfield County

  • Sloan Stanley Museum
    Flanders
    Kent, Connecticut  06757  Map
    1-860-927-3849
    Located in the Torrington area.

  • James Morris Museum
    4 North Street
    Morris, Connecticut  06763  Map
    1-860-567-5036
    Located in the Torrington area.

  • Lock Museum of America
    230 Main Street
    Terryville, Connecticut  06786  Map
    1-860-589-6359
    Located in the Torrington area.

Middlesex County

  • Clinton Tourist Information Center
    49 East Main Street
    Clinton, Connecticut  06413  Map
    1-860-669-8500
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • CT River Valley & Shoreline Visitors Council
    393 Main Street
    Middletown, Connecticut  06457  Map
    1-860-347-0028
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Kidcity Children's Museum
    119 Washington Street
    Middletown, Connecticut  06457  Map
    1-860-347-0495
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

New Haven County

  • Trolley Museum New Haven
    17 River Street
    East Haven, Connecticut  06512  Map
    1-203-467-6927
    Located in the New Haven-Milford area.

  • Whitfield State Historical Museum
    Whitfield
    Guilford, Connecticut  06437  Map
    1-203-453-2457
    Located in the New Haven-Milford area.

  • Eli Whitney Museum
    915 Whitney Avenue
    Hamden, Connecticut  06517  Map
    1-203-777-1833
    Located in the New Haven-Milford area.

  • Golden Age of Trucking Museum
    1101 Southford Road
    Middlebury, Connecticut  06762  Map
    1-203-577-2181
    Located in the New Haven-Milford area.

  • Connecticut Children's Museum
    22 Wall Street
    New Haven, Connecticut  06511  Map
    1-203-562-5437

  • Greater New Haven Convention & Visitors Bureau
    59 Elm Street
    New Haven, Connecticut  06510  Map
    1-203-777-8550

  • Peabody Museum of Natural History
    170 Whitney Avenue
    New Haven, Connecticut  06511  Map
    1-203-432-5050

New London County

  • Colchester Historical Society Museum
    24 Linwood Avenue
    Colchester, Connecticut  06415  Map
    1-860-537-4230
    Located in the Norwich-New London area.

  • Submarine Force Museum
    1 Crystal Lake Road
    Groton, Connecticut  06340  Map
    1-860-694-3174
    Located in the Norwich-New London area.

  • Fun Center Tourist Center
    6 Hendel Drive
    Mystic, Connecticut  06355  Map
    1-860-536-9142
    Located in the Norwich-New London area.

  • Lyman Allyn Art Museum
    625 Williams Street
    New London, Connecticut  06320  Map
    1-860-443-2545

  • New London Maritime Society Custom House Museum
    150 Bank Street
    New London, Connecticut  06320  Map
    1-860-447-2501

  • Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
    409 Main Street
    Niantic, Connecticut  06357  Map
    1-860-691-1111
    Located in the Norwich-New London area.

  • Florence Griswold Museum
    96 Lyme Street
    Old Lyme, Connecticut  06371  Map
    1-860-434-5542
    Located in the Norwich-New London area.

  • Lighthouse Museum Stonington Historical Society
    7 Water Street
    Stonington, Connecticut  06378  Map
    1-860-535-1440
    Located in the Norwich-New London area.

Tolland County

  • Nathan Hale Homestead Museum
    2299 South Street
    Coventry, Connecticut  06238  Map
    1-860-742-6917
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Special Joys Doll Shop & Museum
    41 North River Road
    Coventry, Connecticut  06238  Map
    1-860-742-6359
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • James F King Indian Museum
    Turnpike Road
    Somers, Connecticut  06071  Map
    1-860-749-4129
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Somers Historical Museum
    9 Battle Street
    Somers, Connecticut  06071  Map
    1-860-749-5735
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Tolland Jail Museum & Historical Society
    52 Tolland Green
    Tolland, Connecticut  06084  Map
    1-860-870-9599
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

  • Vernon Historical Society Museum
    734 Hartford Turnpike
    Vernon Rockville, Connecticut  06066  Map
    1-860-875-4326
    Located in the Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford area.

Windham County

  • Huntington Homestead Museum
    36 Huntington Road
    Scotland, Connecticut  06264  Map
    1-860-456-8381
    Located in the Willimantic area.

  • CT Eastern Railroad Museum
    55 Bridge
    Windham, Connecticut  06280  Map
    1-860-456-9999
    Located in the Willimantic area.

  • Windham Textile & History Museum
    157 Union
    Windham, Connecticut  06280  Map
    1-860-456-2178
    Located in the Willimantic area.


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