Address: 36 Perimeter Rd, Windsor Locks, CT 06096, United States.
This air museum is situated on Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. It has three display hangers with the collections of 66 aircrafts, missiles, helicopters, flight related equipment etc. This museum gives you the information regarding the history of aviation. There are special events and children activities for visitor?s entertainment.
Address: 67 River Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423, United States.
Gillette Castle is a very popular site because it was the home for the popular movie actor William Hooker Gillette and was opened in 1919. It spreads in an estate that covers 184 acres and later it was purchased by state of Connecticut. The architecture is really amazing and you can find the materials used by Gillette includes furniture, light switches of carved wood, secret doors, passageways, series of mirrors above the great hall etc are really worth to watch.
Address: 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT 06355, United States.
This is the largest Maritime museum in US and was established in 1929. This museum is famous for its contemporary art and ship models. You can also find boats, sailing ships, village crafts etc over here. This was the first living history museum in US.
Address: 96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT 06371, United States.
This art museum was established in 1817, and popular with its American Impressionist paintings. This was a home of Florence Griswold and declared as a National historic landmark. It has exhibitions of 157 oil paintings, sculptures and paper works related to Connecticut.
Address: 351 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105, United States.
This was opened in 1974, attracted visitors with its American High Gothic style architecture. This was a home for Mark Twain and his family from and was designed by renowned architect Edward Tuckerman Potter. He wrote many popular novels when he lived here. The design of the home is look like a river boat. The collections include 50,000 artifacts, manuscripts, historic photographs, family furnishings, and Tiffany glass etc.
Address: 110 Pequot Trail, Ledyard, CT 06338, United States.
If you want to learn about Native American history, take a visit to Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. It has 85,000 square feet permanent indoor exhibitions life-sized dioramas, films, interactive programmes, a glacial crevasse, life on reservation, life of villages etc.
Address: 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, United States.
This is one of the largest and oldest Natural history museums in the world, founded in 1866 by the philanthropist George Peabody at the Yale University Campus. Here you can understand the history of Earth, exhibitions like the Great Hall of Dinosaurs with the skeleton of a Brontosaurus, Fossil Fragments, The Hall of Mammalian Evolution, The Hall of Ancient Egyptian artifacts, Native American artifacts from Connecticut etc.
Address: 1875 Noble Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06610, United States.
Definitely this is one of the interesting things your kid will enjoy. This is located at Bridgeport and has the greatest collections of North American and South American animals. The main aim of this zoo is to preserve endangered species like ocelot, Siberian tiger, golden lion tamarind etc. There is a tropical rain forest with tropical birds and monkeys.
Address: 185 Enterprise Dr, Bristol, CT 06010, United States.
This is the oldest and still operating theme park in US, a favourite fun point of children. It was opened in 1846 and spreads around 332 acres with exciting themes. There is a Crocodile Cave water park, a beach, water slides, mini coaster etc.
Address: 10 N Water St, Norwalk, CT 06854, United States.
The aim of this aquarium is to protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education. You can find touch pools, rays, jelly fish, sharks, crabs and other marine species with a number of 2700.