This category lists sites which present the history of an era or region through collections in museums composed of historic artifacts located in Connecticut.
Contains a museum of items made in Bristol, a Sports Hall of Fame and the Memorial Military Museum.
An extended research and learning center in Brookfield featuring a museum, programs, classes, lectures and events.
Collection of 19th Century memorabilia housed in one of the original Collins Axe Company buildings built in 1865.
Historical and educational museum of agricultural and industrial machinery. Open weekends in the summer. Located in Kent.
Houses over 70 pieces of rail equipment dating back to 1869. Information on collection, library and special events. Located in East Windsor.
Overview plus news and information on events and resources.
Former estate of 19th century actor William Gillette and now a house museum run by the State of Connecticuted located in East Haddam.
Historic artifacts about the heritage of Catholicism and the Knights of Columbus. Located in New Haven.
Features collection of American art and artifacts from the 18th through the 21st centuries. Objects include furniture, paintings, textiles, toys, ceramics, trade signs, and other fine and decorative arts.
Contains a museum of local history, silk and textile industry.
Tour the Hartford home where Mark Twain lived and worked from 1874 to 1891, and includes children's activities, events calendar, and a Museum Shop.
Tribally owned and operated complex, bringing to life the story of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, and serving as a resource on the history of the Tribe, the histories and cultures of other tribes, and the region's natural history.
Illustrates the history of the design and construction of the Merritt Parkway. Located in Stratford.
Offering over 10,000 20th and 21st Century Military and Home Side history artifacts. Provides virtual tour and information on exhibits, group tours, events and gift shop.
Housed in buildings constructed in 1877 at the Windham Mills complex in Willimantic.
Information on collections, research and resources. Located at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford.
Museums include the 1825 Townhouse, Cody Drug Store, the 1764 Hanford-Silliman House, the Tool Museum, the 1799 Rock School, 1878 Rogers Studio & Museum, the Little Red Schoolhouse and Gores Pavillion.
Includes details of airplanes on exhibit, hours, admission, events, educational programs, volunteer opportunities and links. Located at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks.
Houses one of the largest collections of antique carousel pieces in the United States. Includes details, events and programs, memberships and contact form. Located in Bristol.
Stonington's lighthouse, active until 1899, is now a museum, with exhibits depicting the lives of Stonington's fishermen and farmers, merchants and shipbuilders, pottery makers, blacksmiths and many other trades.
18th-century building used by Jonathan Trumbull for convening the Council of Safety during the American Revolution. Located in Lebanon.
History of Savin Rock, a 100-year-old amusement park in West Haven.
Exhibits manuscripts, pictures, objects, artifacts and memorabilia that reflect the history of Stony Creek and the Thimble Islands. Events and membership information.
Located in the 1901 firehouse in Manchester and offering displays of fire fighting equipment and memorabilia ranging from leather fire buckets to early motorized fire apparatus.
Facebook page of museum that contains the largest collection of locks, keys and ornate hardware in the U.S. Located in the Terryville section of Plymouth.
History of glassworks and museum, upcoming events, and contact information. Located in Glastonbury.
Collection features photographs, letters, advertising items, vintage clothing, tools and all other materials either manufactured locally or items owned by residents, past or present. Includes hours, forums, general store and location map.
Museum displays cover the periods from the mid 1850s up until the dawn of the computer age in the 1970s, including telegraph, recording studio equipment, movie equipment, vacuum tubes and many other items.
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