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,"... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Homer Babbidge Library
    369 Farifield Road, Unit 1005A, Storrs, CT 06269
    860-486-2787,  more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

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. more info  map

  • 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.  more info  map

  • 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... more info  map

  • 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. 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
    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. more info  map

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... more info  map

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