The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center brings to life the story of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, and serves as a major resource on the history of the Tribe, the histories and cultures of other tribes, and the region's natural history.
The Children's Museum 950 Trout Brook Drive, West Hartford, CT; 860-231-2824 Tuesday-Saturday 10-5; Sunday 12-5. Mondays during school holidays and vacations. Bring your curiosity and explore hands-on exhibits, astronomy presentations and exciting traveling exhibits. Then take a stroll through Roaring Brook Nature Center, a wildlife sanctuary in Canton. Pass is for 1 free adult admission with 1 paid admission to The Children's Museum and/or the Roaring Brook Nature Center.
Barnum Museum 820 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT; 203-331-1104 Open Tuesday-Saturday 10-4:30; Sunday 12-4:30. Discover the extraordinary life and times of Bethel’s most famous son, P.T. Barnum. Don’t miss the Fejee Mermaid, Clown Alley, General & Mrs. Tom Thumb, and Baby Bridgeport. Pass is for free admission. It admits 2 adults and up to 4 children up to age 18. It also provides a shop discount.