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
    860-742-6917
    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
    860-928-4074
    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
    860-742-1419
    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
    860-486-2787

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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
    860-486-4605
    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
    860-486-3930
    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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  • Mansfield Historical Society Museum

    4 mi. SE on SR 175, then 3 mi. SE of jct. US 84
    Storrs, CT 71052
    318-872-1474
    See the site of the climactic battle of the Red River Campaign fought on April 8, 1864.
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  • William Benton Museum of Art

    245 Glenbrook Road, U-2140
    Storrs, CT 06269
    University of Connecticut Campus
    860-486-4520
    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
    860-456-2178
    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
    860-742-7244
    "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
    860-486-4460
    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
    860-423-6777
    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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