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Museums in Hartford

Here you can find a list of museums in the city of Hartford with brief descriptions about each one.

Connecticut Historical Society

1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT 06105-2292 · 860-236-5621

The Connecticut Historical Society is a non-profit museum, library, and education center that specializes in history and genealogy.

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Museum of Connecticut History

231 Capitol Avenue Hartford  CT  06106 ·1 860 757-6500

The Museum of Connecticut History chronicles Connecticut’s past and encourages visitors to explore artifacts and exhibits that are focused on local events.

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Noah Webster House

227 S Main St, West Hartford, CT 06106 · 860-521-5362

Guides dressed in period clothing will direct you through the birthplace and childhood home of Noah Webster, author of the first American dictionary.

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Old State House

800 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-2399 · 860-522-6766

Designed in 1796 by noted architect Charles Bullfinch, this house is the oldest state house in the nation. The museum serves to teach of Hartford and the importance of history in our lives.

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The Wadsworth Athenaeum

600 Main St, Hartford, CT 06103-2990 · 860-278-2670

One of the greatest art museums in the United States, the Wadsworth features a quality collection of fine and decorative arts.

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The Trash Museum


211 Murphy Road Hartford  CT 06114 ·1 860 247-4280

The Trash Museum is a testament to the power of recycling, and seeks to educate the public on the merits of recycling and solid waste management.

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Real Art Ways

56 Arbor Street Hartford  CT  06106 · 860 232-1006

Real Art Ways is a unique organization offering exhibits, education and commissioned art.

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Children’s Museum

950 Trout Brook Drive, West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 231-2824, Fax: (860) 232-0705

A place to ignite children’s curiosity through science and nature.

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