Storrs, Connecticut

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Storrs, Connecticut, USA

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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Nathan Hale Homestead

    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," the Nathan Hale Homestead is...
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  • Roseland Cottage

    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 Cottage "depicts the summer life...
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  • Strong-Porter House Museum

    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 3 p.m. every Sunday through...
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • Homer Babbidge Library

    369 Farifield Road, Unit 1005A
    Storrs, CT 06269

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  • Willimantic Public Library

    905 Main Street
    Willimantic, CT 06226
    860-465-3079 (Adult Department)
    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 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 2:00...
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Museums & Galleries

  • Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry

    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.
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  • Contemporary Art Galleries

    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.
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  • William Benton Museum of Art

    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 by such well-known artists as...
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  • Windham Textile and History Museum

    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.
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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.
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  • Caprilands Herb Farm

    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.
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Science & Technology

  • Archaeology Center & Museum of Natural History

    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 largest repository of Connecticut...
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Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Willimantic Brewing Co./Main Street Cafe, The

    967 Main Street
    Willimantic, CT 06226
    A restaurant and pub brewery housed in a historic granite and limestone 1909 U.S. Post Office Building, the Willimantic Brewing Co. brews over a dozen different handcrafted styles of beer each month....
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