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Connecticut, Bridgeport
Discovery Museum and Planetarium
The Discovery Museum functions as both a tourist attraction featuring science and space science exhibits and as an informal science education center. Through its exhibits, it enhances public understanding of science and technology by providing fun, instructive experiences that encourage participant interaction. As an informal science education center, it provides an extensive range of educational programs in science and technology and in the area where the two disciplines interact. Nearly 55,000 children participate in the museums science programs and outreach activities each year. The Discovery Museums 20,000 square foot facility includes changing and permanent interactive exhibit galleries, a 124 seat planetarium, Connecticuts only Challenger Learning Center, an 80 seat auditorium, and five multi-purpose classrooms where hands-on science classes are conducted for schools, groups and the general public.

Web: www.discoverymuseum.org Email: mckoy@discoverymuseum.org Phone: 203-372-3521

Address: 4450 Park Ave, Bridgeport, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Bristol
American Clock and Watch Museum
Web
: www.clockandwatchmuseum.org Email: info@clockmuseum.org Phone: 860-583-6070

Address: 100 Maple Street, Bristol, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Bristol
New England Carousel Museum
Web
: www.thecarouselmuseum.org Email: info@thecarouselmuseum.org Phone: 860-585-5411

Address: 95 Riverside Avenue, Rt. 72, Bristol, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Canterbury
Prudence Crandall Museum
Web
: www.cultureandtourism.org/cct/cwp/view.asp?a=2127&q=302260 Email: karin.peterson@ct.gov Phone: 860-546-7800

Address: 1 South Canterbury Road, Canterbury, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Cheshire
Barker Character Comic and Cartoon Museum
Web
: www.barkermuseum.com Email: fun@barkeranimation.com Phone: 203-699-3822

Address: 1188 Highland Avenue, Cheshire, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Danbury
Danbury Museum & Historical Society
Web
: www.danburymuseum.org Email: bguertin@danburymuseum.org Phone: 203-743-5200

Address: 43 Main Street, Danbury, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Danbury
Military Museum of Southern New England
Web
: www.usmilitarymuseum.org Email: militarymuseumsne@yahoo.com Phone: 203-790-9277

Address: 125 Park Ave, Danbury, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, East Haddam
EAST HADDAM HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUM
Web
: www.easthaddam.net Email: charlesfarrow@comcast.net Phone: 860-873-3944

Address: 264 Town Street, East Haddam, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, East Haven
Shore Line Trolley Museum
Web
: www.bera.org Email: office@shorelinetrolley.org Phone: 203-467-6927

Address: 17 River Street, East Haven, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, East Windsor
Connecticut Trolley Museum
Web
: www.ceraonline.org/t6.htm Email: office@ceraweb.org Phone: 860-627-6540

Address: 58 North Road (Rte 140), East Windsor, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Ellington
Nellie Mcknight Museum
Web
: www.ellingtonhistsoc.org/Museum/Museum.htm Email: president@ellingtonhistsoc.org

Address: 70 Main Street, Ellington, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Farmington
Hill-Stead Museum
Web
: www.hillstead.org Email: andersonm@hillstead.org Phone: 860-677-4787

Address: 35 Mountain Road, Farmington, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Greenwich
Bruce Museum of Arts and Science
Web
: www.brucemuseum.org Email: cynthiae@brucemuseum.org Phone: 203-869-6786

Address: One Museum Drive, Greenwich, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Guilford
Thomas Griswold House Museum
Web
: www.thomasgriswoldhouse.com Email: info@guilfordkeepingsociety.com Phone: 203-453-3176

Address: 171 Boston Street, Guilford, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Haddam
Haddam Historical Society/Thankful Arnold House Museum
Web
: www.haddamhistory.org/society.htm Email: director@haddamhistory.org Phone: 860-345-2400

Address: 14 Hayden Hill Road, Haddam, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Hamden
Eli Whitney Museum
Web
: www.eliwhitney.org Email: sh@eliwhitney.org

Address: 915 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Hartford
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Web
: www.marktwainhouse.org Email: info@MarkTwainHouse.org Phone: 860-247-0998

Address: 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Kent
Sloane Stanley Museum
Web
: www.cultureandtourism.org Email: sloanestanley.museum@ct.gov Phone: 860-927-3849

Address: 31 Kent-Cornwall Road, Kent, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Litchfield
Litchfield Historical Society Museum
Web
: www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org Email: cfields@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org Phone: 860-567-4501

Address: 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Manchester
Lutz Children's Museum
Web
: www.lutzmuseum.org Email: REckert@lutzmuseum.org Phone: 860-643-0949

Address: 247 South Main Street, Manchester, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Mashantucket
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
Web
: www.pequotmuseum.org Email: DHolahan@mptn-nsn.gov Phone: 800-411-9671

Address: 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, New Britain
New Britain Museum of American Art
Web
: www.nbmaa.org Email: nbmaa@nbmaa.org Phone: 860-223-6867

Address: 56 Lexington Street, New Britain, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, New Haven
Peabody Museum of Natural History
Web
: www.yale.edu/peabody Email: peabody.events@yale.edu Phone: 203-432-5050

Address: 170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Niantic
Children's Museum of SE Connecticut
Web
: www.childrensmuseumsect.org Email: c.hammond@childrensmuseumsect.org Phone: 860-691-1111

Address: 409 Main Street, Niantic, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Norwalk
Stepping Stones Museum For Children
Web
: www.steppingstonesmuseum.org Email: info@steppingstonesmuseum.org Phone: 203-899-0606

Address: 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Norwich
Leffingwell House Museum
Web
: www.leffingwellhousemuseum.org Email: info@leffingwellhousemuseum.org Phone: 860-889-9440

Address: 348 Washington Street,P. O. Bo, Norwich, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Norwich
Slater Memorial Museum
Web
: www.norwichfreeacademy.com/slater_museum Email: hallm@norwichfreeacademy.com Phone: 860-887-2506

Address: 108 Crescent Street, Norwich, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Old Lyme
Florence Griswold Museum
Web
: www.florencegriswoldmuseum.org Email: tammi@flogris.org Phone: 860-434-5542

Address: 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Ridgefield
Keeler Tavern Museum
Web
: www.keelertavernmuseum.org Email: ccrowl@keelertavernmuseum.org Phone: 203-438-5485

Address: 132 Main Street, Ridgefield, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Simsbury
The Phelps Tavern Museum and Homestead
Web
: www.simsburyhistory.org Email: info@simsburyhistory.org Phone: 860-658-2500

Address: 800 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Storrs
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
Web
: www.bimp.uconn.edu Email: BIMP@Uconn.edu Phone: 860-486-0339

Address: 6 Bourn Place, U-212, Storrs, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Storrs
William Benton Museum of Art
Web
: www.thebenton.org. Email: diane.lewis@uconn.edu Phone: 860-486-1705

Address: 245 Glenbrook Road, Storrs, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Washington
Gunn Memorial Library and Museum
Web
: www.gunnlibrary.org/contact.html Email: GunnLib@biblio.org Phone: 860-868-7586

Address: 5 Wykeham Road, Washington, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Waterbury
Mattatuck Museum
Web
: www.mattatuckmuseum.org Email: info@mattatuckmuseum.org Phone: 203-753-0381

Address: 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Waterbury
The Timex Museum
Web
: www.timexpo.com Email: cconti@Timex.com Phone: 203-755-8463

Address: 175 Union Street, Waterbury, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, West Hartford
Children's Museum
Web
: www.thechildrensmuseumct.org Email: info@thechildrensmuseumct.org Phone: 860-231-2824

Address: 950 Trout Brook Drive, West Hartford, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Willimantic
Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum
Web
: www.cteastrrmuseum.org Email: info@cteastrrmuseum.org Phone: 860-456-9999

Address: P.O. Box 665, Willimantic, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Windsor Locks
New England Air Museum
Web
: www.neam.org Email: staff@neam.org Phone: 860-623-3305

Address: 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, Connecticut

 

Connecticut, Woodbury
Glebe House Museum
Web
: www.connecticutsar.org/sites/2009/06/glebe-house-museum.html' Email: ghmgjg@snet.net Phone: 203-263-2855

Address: 49 Hollow Rd, Woodbury, Connecticut