Storrs, Connecticut

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Storrs, Connecticut, USA

Attractions in Storrs, Connecticut

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Nathan Hale Homestead 860-742-6917
    2299 South Street, Coventry, CT 06238
    The Georgian-style home of the family of Captain Nathan Hale, famous for his alleged last words, �I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country,"... more info  map

  • Roseland Cottage 860-928-4074
    556 Route 169, Woodstock, CT 06281
    A National Historic Landmark with its original Gothic furniture, embossed Lincrusta Walton wall coverings and coral-pink exterior, the Gothic Revival-style Roseland... more info  map

  • Strong-Porter House Museum 860-742-1419
    2382 South Street, Coventry, CT 06238
    This farmhouse was built by Aaron Strong, maternal great-uncle of Nathan Hale. The Strong Porter Museum will open for the season on June 1st. It will be open from 12 to... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Homer Babbidge Library 860-486-2787
    369 Farifield Road, Unit 1005A, Storrs, CT 06269
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  • Willimantic Public Library 860-465-3079 (Adult Department)
    905 Main Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
    The Willimantic Public Library is normally open on Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Fridays 9:00 a.m. to... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry 860-486-4605
    6 Bourn Place, U-212, Storrs, CT 06268
    Depot Campus
    Enjoy a collection of over 2,000 puppets from the world over. Each exhibition features a different view of the variety of styles and periods in puppetry. more info  map

  • Contemporary Art Galleries 860-486-3930
    830 Boton Road, Unit 1099, Storrs, CT 06269
    University of Connecticut
    Changing exhibits of contemporary art, displayed in the Fine Arts building on the campus of the University of Connecticut. Closed major holidays.  more info  map

  • William Benton Museum of Art 860-486-4520
    245 Glenbrook Road, U-2140, Storrs, CT 06269
    University of Connecticut Campus
    The William Benton Museum of Art houses a permanent collection of more than 5,500 works including paintings, drawings, watercolors, prints, photographs, and sculptures... more info  map

  • Windham Textile and History Museum 860-456-2178
    411 Main Street, Willimantic, CT 06226
    Enjoy a museum that preserves the textile industry of southern New England at the height of the Industrial Revolution. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Albert E. Moss Forest
    Routes 195 & 275
    A wildlife and wildflower sanctuary, serving as an outdoor classroom for UConn students and as a nature wonderland for the general public.  more info  map

  • Caprilands Herb Farm 860-742-7244
    534 Silver Street, Coventry, CT 06238
    "America's herbal farmstead," surrounded by over 30 herb gardens, Caprilands Herb Farm's main farmhouse sections were constructed in 1740. more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Archaeology Center & Museum of Natural History 860-486-4460
    2019 Hillside Road, Unit 1023, Storrs, CT 06269
    University of Connecticut Campus
    The Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center are home to the University of Connecticut's Anthropological Collections and represents the single... more info  map

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