New London County Connecticut Museums
CT Museums – Ledyard, Norwich, Mystic, Old Lyme, New London
Learn about the native Mashantucket trible at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum near the Mohegan Sun Casino. This is an outstanding way to find out more about the original inhabitants of southern Connecticut. Ask us about CT Museums or share your CT travel reviews or comments. To feature your business, contact us.
New London Connecticut Museums
Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371
Visitors to the Museum are treated to a rare opportunity. Not only do they see where and how these early 20th century artists lived and worked, the museums outstanding collection offers the chance to see their paintings in the context of the Connecticut landscape and village where many of the works were created. This is one of New England’s most-visited museums.
Mystic Seaport – The Museum of America and the Sea
75 Greenmanville Avenue
PO Box 6000
Mystic, CT 06355-0990
Ph: 860-572-5315 or 888-973-2767
Explore American maritime history firsthand as you climb aboard historic tall ships, stroll through a re-created 19th-century coastal village or watch a working preservation shipyard in action. Founded in 1929, Mystic Seaport is open every day except December 24 and 25.
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum
110 Pequot Trail
PO Box 3180
Mashantucket, CT 06338-3180
The center offers engaging experiences for all ages, from life-size walk-through dioramas that transport visitors into the past, to changing exhibits and live performances of contemporary arts and cultures. A short distance from the Mohegan Sun casino – this museum some dramatic displays and educational depictions of native American life.
Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
409 Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357
The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is an interactive, hands-on, educational opportunity for the children in your life. We engage, encourage, and challenge children up through Grade 5 in the arts, sciences, safety & health, and culture & history. Visit the Health Discovery Center.
The Slater Memorial Museum
The Norwich Free Academy
Norwich, CT 06360
For more than one hundred years, the Museum has displayed and interpreted the best examples of fine and decorative art, representing a broad range of world cultures of the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Africa.
The Stonington Historical Society, Inc.
PO Box 103
Stonington, CT 06378
The museum is open from May to November 10-5. Six rooms of exhibits testify to the rich and varied history of this coastal region through exhibits depicting the lives of Stonington’s fishermen and farmers, merchants and shipbuilders, pottery makers, blacksmiths and many other trades. Each year a special aspect of Stonington history is featured. One room with a large doll house is reserved for items of interest to children and adults.
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