HISTORICAL ATTRACTIONS / NATURAL HISTORY

Nature Museums & Centers

Ansonia Nature Center
10 Deerfield Road
Ansonia 203-736-1053
www.ansonianaturecenter.org

Connecticut Audubon
Birdcraft Museum
314 Unquowa Road
Fairfield 203-259-0416
www.ctaudubon.org

Connecticut State Museum
of Natural History
University of Connecticut
2019 Hillside Road
Storrs 860-486-4460
www.cac.uconn.edu

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Greenhouses
University of Connecticut
75 North Eagleville Road
Storrs 860-486-4052
http://florawww.eeb.uconn.edu

Flanders Nature Center
Five Church Hill Road
Woodbury 203-263-3711
www.flandersnaturecenter.org

Hartford Botanical Garden
25 Stonington Street
Hartford 860-297-0112
www.hartfordbotanicalgarden.org

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
10 N. Water Street
Norwalk 203-852-0700
www.maritimeaquarium.org

Peabody Museum of Natural History
Yale University
170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven 203-432-5050
www.peabody.yale.edu

Roaring Brook Nature Center
70 Gracey Road
Canton 860-693-0263

 

Stamford Museum & Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford 203-322-1646
www.stamfordmuseum.org

Woodcock Nature Center
56 Deer Run Road
Wilton 203-762-7280
www.woodcocknaturecenter.org

 

Heritage Trails

Connecticut Impressionist Art Trail
Brochure Request
860-434-5542
www.arttrail.org
Eleven Connecticut museums boast some of the finest displays of American Impressionist masterpieces in the world.

Connecticut Women’s Heritage Trail
Brochure Request
860-768-5643
www.cwhf.org
Twelve heritage sites make up this trail that explores the lives of Connecticut women from activists to artists, movie stars to mill workers.

The Freedom Trail
Brochure Request
860-566-3005
Cover a myriad of sites throughout the state and explore the theme of African American history in Connecticut.

Quinebaug/Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor
Brochure Request
860-963-7226
www.thelastgreenvalley.org
Rediscover the state’s industrial heritage and enjoy the rural beauty of what has been called “the last green valley” in the Boston-to-Washington corridor.

 

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