Groton, Connecticut

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Groton, Connecticut, USA

Attractions in Groton, Connecticut


  • Avery Point Playhouse 860-405-9059
    1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340
    UConn Avery Point Campus
    Dedicated to developing and staging works of the brightest new playwrights in southeastern Connecticut. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Avery-Copp House 860-445-1637
    154 Thames Street, Groton, CT 06340
    "The Hundred-Year House" is a Victorian home overlooking the Thames River on Groton Bank - a true time-capsule of turn-of-the-century American family life rather than... more info  map

  • Ebenezer Avery House 860-446-9257
    Fort Street
    Center chimney, 18th century house built by naval ensign wounded in Battle of Groton Heights. Period kitchen, weaving room and original furnishings throughout.  more info  map

  • Jabez Smith House, The 860-445-6689
    259 North Road, Route 117, Groton, CT 06340
    Built on the site of one of Groton's earliest settlements, the house has remained virtually unchanged. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Avery Point Lighthouse 860-445-5417
    UConn Campus at Avery Point
    Constructed in 1942 by the U.S. Coast Guard, it sits on property once owned by wealthy industrialist Morton Plant. It was the last lighthouse built in Connecticut. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Alexey von Schlippe Gallery 860-405-9019
    1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340
    The Gallery provides four separate but contiguous exhibition spaces. One of these spaces is most often dedicated to the exhibition of works from what they regard as a... more info  map

  • Historic Ship Nautilus & Submarine Force Museum 860-694-3558
    1 Crystal Lake Road, Groton, CT 06340
    This museum contains the world's first nuclear powered submarine. This is the United States Navy's official submarine museum. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Downeast Lighthouse Cruises 860-460-1802
    916R Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340
    Pine Island Marina
    See up close some of New England's most charming lighthouses on Long Island Sound.  more info  map

  • Project Oceanology 860-445-9007
    1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340
    A nationally recognized, hands-on 2.5 hour ocenographic program on Long Island Sound aboard a marine research vessel. Cruise Fishers Island Sound to study harbor seals... more info  map


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