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Connecticut
Granby
Salmon Brook Historical Society
208 Salmon Brook Street
Granby CT 06035
Phone 860 653-9713
Web Site http://www.salmonbrookhistorical.org/
Description local history spread through two houses, a tobacco barn, and a schoolhouse with displays in each
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Research /Reading Library

Greenwich
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich CT 06830
Phone 203 869-0376
Web Site www.brucemuseum.com
Description art and science -- interactive exhibits, mechanical banks, 19th century American art
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Collection A-F Banks
Collection N-Z Paintings

Research /Reading Library
Era 19th

Connecticut
Hamden
Eli Whitney Museum, Inc
915 Whitney Avenue
Hamden CT 06517
Phone 203 777-1833
Web Site http://www.eliwhitney.org/
Description dedicated to famous inventor, with two permanent galleries: Inventing Change and the Gilbert Gallery -- many hands-on exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
 

  Hartford

  Connecticut Historical Society

  One Elizabeth Street

  Hartford CT       06105    

  Phone   860 236-5621

  Web Site  www.chs.org

  E-mail  mailto:ask_us@chs.org

  Description  Connecticut history in all aspects

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Prints

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             7/28/2005
 

  Connecticut

  Hartford

  Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

  77 Forest Street

  Hartford  CT    06105    

  Phone   860 522-9258

  Web Site  http://www.harrietbeecherstowecenter.org/

  Alt Web  www.hartnet.org/~stowe/

  Description  home of abolitionist author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, 3 buildings, library

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  History Resource

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  10/25/2005
 

  Hartford

  Museum of Connecticut History

  231 Capitol Avenue

  Connecticut State Library

  Hartford CT   06106    

  Phone   860 757-6535

  Web Site  www.cslib.org/museum.htm

  Description  museum with eclectic selection  such as 90,000 buttons, centered on Colt guns, in  former State Library & Supreme Court bldg

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Civic

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  1910

  New or Updated: 12/10/2005


  Connecticut

  Hartford

  Wadsworth Athenaeum

  600 Main Street

  Hartford  CT   06103    

  Phone   860 278-2670

  Web Site  www.wadsworthatheneum.org

  E-mail  info@wadsworthathenaeum.org

  Description  oldest public art museum in the US,  American, French, British, large colonial Furniture collection, AmIstad Foundation African-American collection

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:  10/26/2005

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