Groton, Connecticut

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Groton, Connecticut, USA

Attractions in Groton, Connecticut


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

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Avery-Copp House
    154 Thames Street, Groton, CT 06340
    860-445-1637, "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
    Fort Street
    860-446-9257, 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
    259 North Road, Route 117, Groton, CT 06340
    860-445-6689, 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
    UConn Campus at Avery Point
    860-445-5417, 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
    1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340
    860-405-9019, 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
    1 Crystal Lake Road, Groton, CT 06340
    860-694-3558, 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
    916R Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340
    Pine Island Marina
    860-460-1802, See up close some of New England's most charming lighthouses on Long Island Sound.  more info  map

  • Project Oceanology
    1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT 06340
    860-445-9007, 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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