Tolland County Connecticut Museums
CT Museums – Andover, Stafford, Mansfield, Somers, Storrs
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Tolland Connecticut Museums
William Benton Museum of Art
245 Glenbrook Road, U-2140
Storrs, CT 06269
The William Benton Museum has an exceptionally fine collection of more than 5,500 works including paintings, drawings, watercolors, prints, photographs, and sculptures. Exhibitions change frequently, so please call ahead for current exhibition information or check our website for a preview of upcoming attractions.
University of Connecticut
Connecticut State Museum of Natural History
Connecticut Archaeology Center
2019 Hillside Rd., Unit 1023
Storrs, CT 06269-1023
Located in the heart of the UConn campus, the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History is an important part of a broad educational vision.
New England Civil War Museum
Vernon Town Hall, Second Floor
14 Park Place
Open Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and the second Sunday and fourth Sunday of the month from 12 p.m. to 3p.m.
The New England Civil War Museum was established in March of 1994. This GAR hall is still fully intact with all of its relics (the most identified collection in Connecticut), including prints, paintings, lithographs, photos, and original papers. The museum has a wonderful collection of Civil War items and is an outstanding repository of information relating to the Grand Army.
Boothe Memorial Park & Museum
Region: Fairfield County
5774 Main St. Putney
Stratford, CT 06614
The 32-acre former homestead of the Boothe Family (1663-1949), with picnic facilities, rose and wedding garden. Buildings on National Historic Landmark site with displays of early farm equipment, carriages and baskets; trolley history; toll booth exhibit.
Nellie McKnight Museum
70 Main Street PO Box 73
Ellington CT 06029
The Nellie E. McKnight Museum, has eight rooms and originally had seven fireplaces. Purchased by Howard McKnight (Nellie’s father) on December 22, 1922, it was occupied by the McKnight family until Nellie’s death in 1981 when it was bequeathed to the Ellington Historical Society to be used as a museum. Open Thursdays 1 – 4 May – October and by appointment.
Somers Mountain Indian Museum
332 Turnpike Rd Box 55
Somers Mountain Museum of Natural History and Primitive Technology, Inc. exists help foster an understanding of the interconnectedness of the human community and the natural world through the study of nature and the wisdom and experience of our planet’s indigenous peoples.
Connecticut Museums by Region
Litchfield County CT Museums
Bridgewater, Cornwall, Kent, Litchfield
Hartford County CT Museums
Hartford, New Britain, Suffield, Enfield
Tolland County CT Museums
Andover, Stafford Springs, Mansfield, Tolland, Somers, Storrs, Willington
Windham County CT Museums
Woodstock, Eastford, Plainfield, Putnam
Fairfield County CT Museums
Bridgeport, Fairfield, Norwalk, Stamford, Newtown
New Haven County CT Museums
Hamden, New Haven, Seymour, Waterbury
Middlesex County CT Museums
Cromwell, Essex, Middletown, Old Saybrook
New London County CT Museums
New London, Uncasville, Norwich, North Stonington, Mystic Village, Old Lyme