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Attractions in New London, Connecticut


  • Mohegan Sun
    1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, CT 06382
    888-226-7711, Mohegan Sun offers "some of New England's finest dining, hotel accommodations, retail shopping, live entertainment and sporting events" with more than 300,000 square... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Hempsted Houses
    11 Hempstead Street, New London, CT 06320
    860-443-7949, Arguably the best documented 17th century house in America, Joshua Hempsted's home was built in 1678. Adjacement is a rare stone house (1759) built by Joshua's grandson... more info  map

  • Ledge Lighthouse
    P.O. Box 855, New London, CT 06320
    Thames River, Entrance to New London Harbor
    This lighthouse is best seen by boat. Tours are available through Project Oceanology.  more info  map

  • Monte Cristo Cottage
    325 Pequot Avenue, New London, CT 06320
    860-443-0051, The Monte Cristo Cottage was the only permanent home of Eugene O'Neill from his birth in 1888 until 1917, when he began supporting himself as a playwright. The 1840's... more info  map

  • Nathan Hale Schoolhouse
    19 Atlantic Street, New London, CT 06320
    860-873-3399, Restored schoolhouse where Connecticut's state hero taught prior to enlisting in Washington's army. more info  map

  • Richard Douglass House, The
    77 Green Street, New London, CTIn the Downtown Waterfront Historic District
    860-271-9119, Historic house of Revolutionary War veteran and father of whaling master, Alexander Douglass. more info

  • Shaw Perkins Mansion
    11 Blinman Street, New London, CT 06320
    860-443-1209, Connecticut's naval war office used during the Revoluntionary War. Changing exhibits, special events.  more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Olde Towne Mill
    8 Mill Street, New London, CT 06320
    860-443-6375, Built by Governor John Winthrop, the mill was originally used to grind corn for colonists. The water wheel has been rebuilt and awaits further restoration. more info  map

  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy
    15 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320
    860-444-8511, Home of America's tall ship USCG Barque Eagle. Beautiful grounds, museum and chapel. Periodic cadet parades. School tours available. U.S. Coast Guard Band offers... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Alva Gallery
    54 State Street, New London, CT 06320
    860-437-8664, Alva Gallery is about both contemporary art and a commitment to the city of New London, Connecticut. The gallery offers works by artists, both local and international,... more info  map

  • Custom House Maritime Museum
    150 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320
    860-447-2501, The year-round Custom House Maritime Museum's mission is "to preserve New London's U.S. Custom House and to promote and interpret the maritime history of the port of New... more info  map

  • Garde Arts Center
    325 State Street, New London, CT 06320
    860-444-7373, The Garde Arts Center is a non-profit cultural organization created in 1985 by a regional, volunteer network. The Garde owns and operates a complex of four adjacent... more info  map

  • Golden Street Gallery
    94 Golden Street, New London, CT 06320
    860-235-8660, Open Thursday through Sunday - other days by chance or by appointment. more info  map

  • Hygienic Artist
    83 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320
    Located in the Historic Harris Building
    860-443-8001, One of New London's premier community development projects and fine arts venue, Hygienic Art Galleries & Art Park is "committed to representing a diverse arts community... more info  map

  • Lyman Allyn Art Museum
    625 Williams Street, New London, CT 06320
    Located off of Interstate 95 at Exit 83
    860-443-2545, Housed in a Neo-Classical-style building designed by Charles A. Platt, this community-based museum in New London offers a permanent collection that includes over 10,000... more info  map

  • Tantaquidgeon Indian Museum
    1819 Norwich-New London Turnpike, Uncasville, CT 06382
    Route 32
    860-848-0594, Situated on the grounds of the Tantaquidgeon homestead on Mohegan Hill, the Tantaquidgeon Museum is the oldest Native American owned and operated Indian museum in... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Connecticut College Arboretum
    270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT 06320
    860-439-5060, Established in 1931, it features 750 acres with a variety of natural ecosystems, hiking trails, ponds, and landscape plants. more info  map

  • New London Waterfront Park
    111 Union Street, New London, CT 06320
    860-447-5201, Offers a half mile promenade and five piers to city residents and visiting tourists. Free floating docks for transient boaters, no overnights. Sailboats: moorings... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Science EpiCenter & DNA Learning Center
    33 Gallows Lane, New London, CT 06320
    860-442-0391, The DNA EpiCenter is a leading science educational institution, offering intellectually challenging programs, involving cutting-edge and provocative subjects stimulating... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Discover New London Shuttle
    Eugene O'Neill Drive at Golden Street
    860-443-1209, The Discover New London Shuttle carries visitors among New London's many interesting and exciting historic sites, museums, galleries, and parks. The shuttle has an... more info  map


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